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Medicine Details

Blood samples of the patients are collected and tested in a laboratory and if it is positive, the patients are provided complete treatment with chloroquine and primaquine tablets according to his / her age.
Dosage as per age groups:
P. vivax infection:
Age in years Tab. Chloroquine (૧૫૦ mg base) Tab. Primaquine (૨.૫ mg}
Single dose Daily dose for Fourteen days
Mg base # Tablets Mg base # Tablets
<1 75 1/2 Nil Nil
1-4 150 1 2.5 1
5-8 300 2 5.0 2
9-14 450 3 10.0 4
15 & above 600 4 15.0 6
P. Falciparum infection:
Age in years Day ૧ Day ૨ Day ૩
Tab. Chloroquine (૧૫૦ mg base) Tab. Primaquine (૭.૫ mg} Tab. Chloroquine (૧૫૦ mg base) Tab. Chloroquine (૧૫૦ mg base)
<1 1/2 0 1/2 1/4
1-4 1 1 1 1/2
5-8 2 2 2 1
9-14 3 4 3 1 ½
15 & above 4 6 4 2

Last Update : 11/2/2014

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