What To Know About Camoquin 200mg sachet
What is Camoquin 200mg?
Camoquin is an antimalarial medicine containing amodiaquine as its active ingredient. It is prescribed for malaria alone or along with other medications. Amodiaquine inhibits histamine N-methyl transferase.
What are the side effects of Camoquin 200mg?
Side effects of Camoquin 200 mg include the following:
- Irregular heartbeat
- Eye pain
- Abdominal pain
- Decreased appetite
- Muscle weakness
What is artesunate amodiaquine?
Artesunate amodiaquine is a fixed-dose combination medication containing artesunate and amodiaquine used in the treatment of malaria, especially in acute uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum Malaria.
Can Camoquin 200 mg be used by pregnant women?
Amodiaquine, the active ingredient in Camoquin 200 mg is safe and effective for use in pregnant women, however, it is safer to always inform your doctor of any medication you are using during pregnancy.
Which is better between chloroquine and amodiaquine?
According to a study carried out in 1989, amodiaquine was shown to be more effective than chloroquine, with little to no therapeutic toxicity and better tolerance than chloroquine.