Camoquin (200 mg) Tablet Side Effects and usage

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Camoquin (200 mg) - Amodiaquine- Tablet is manufactured by Parke-Davis (India) Ltd. and the main constituent generic drug is Amodiaquine- 200 mg.

Camoquin (200 mg) Tablet Medicine Side effects and usage

Side Effects

Nausea, vomiting, itching, headache, loss of vision due to retinal damage and corneal deposits.
Loss of hearing, rashes, photo allergy, mental disturbances, myopathy and greying of hair.

Indications

In uncomplicated falciparum malaria, but it is still not recommended for prophylaxis.
Amodiaquine may be effective even in areas with chloroquine-resistant P.
falciparum.
In combination with artesunate as it is being tried as Artemisinin based Combination Therapy (ACT).

Contra Indications

Liver damage, severe GI and haematological diseases, eye impairment.
Pregnancy.

Caution

Injectable form not be used in children below five years.
G-6PD deficiency.
Peripheral neuropathy, ophthalmic examination required during prolonged therapy.

Cost

The cost of the drug per 1 Tablet is Rs.0.5 in India as of date.

Formulation

Camoquin (200 mg) Tablet mainly contains the generic formulation called as Amodiaquine- 200 mg.

Camoquin (200 mg) Tablet Medicine Generics

Medicine Name: Camoquin (200 mg) Tablet
Manufacturer: Parke-Davis (India) Ltd.
Generic Molecule: Amodiaquine

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