The Generic drug Aralen (Chloroquine) is used to treat or prevent malaria brought on by insect bites. Aralen is a member of the antimalarial drug subclass of medications. For the prevention and treatment of malaria in various parts of the world, the US Centers for Disease Control offer up-to-date recommendations and travel advice.
Follow your doctor’s instructions and take this medication by mouth, typically with food to reduce stomach distress. The dosage and timeframe of the course of treatment will be defined by your health condition and reaction to treatment. The dosage for children will be determined by their weight.
To obtain the greatest benefits from this drug, use it consistently. Follow the directions on this medication exactly. Never stop taking it without first talking to your doctor or the pharmacist. It is essential that you take this as directed for the full amount of time.
- Aralen helps to treat and prevent Malaria and its symptoms.
- It is also used to treat Infection brought on by a different kind of parasite (ameba)
The most common side effects of generic Aralen includes:
- Cramping in the stomach
- Changes in the color of your skin
- Brief hair loss
If you experience any severe side effects, such as a sluggish heartbeat, signs of heart failure (such as shortness of breath, swelling of the ankles or feet, unusual weariness, or unexpected weight gain), or mental/emotional disorders (such as anxiety or depression), call your doctor straight once.