CHLOROQUINE PHOSPHATE INJECTION
For the use of a Registered Medical Practitioner or a Hospital or a Laboratory only.
40mg/ml For IM/IV use
Each ml contains:
Chloroquine Phosphate BP 64.5 mg equivalent to Chloroquine base 40mg
Chlorobutnol BP 0.5% w/v (as preservative)
Benzyl Alcohol BP 2.0% v/v (as preservative)
Water for Injections BP q.s.
It is used in the treatment and prophylaxis of malaria due to susceptible strain of Plasmodium falciparum, P. ovale, P. vivax and P. malariae.
Chloroquine Phosphate Injection is administered by slow intravenous route. The intramuscular route is used where intravenous administration is not possible.
Headache, pruritus and gastro-intestinal disturbances such as nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea. Rapid intravenous administration or the use of large doses of Chloroquine can result in cardiovascular toxicity.
Care should be taken in administering Chloroquine to patients with impaired liver or renal function or to those with severe gastro-intestinal disorders. It should be used with caution in patients with myasthenia gravis also. When Chloroquine is given intravenously it should be slow infusion otherwise severe cardio toxicity may develop.
As directed by the Physician.
Store in a cool and dry place, protected from light.
Keep all medicines out of reach of children.
Nelbquine is available in a Box of 10 vials x 30 ml along with literature.
CHRISNELB PHARMACEUTICAL LTD.
No.6, Karimu Street, Kirikiri, Lagos State
Manufactured in India by
NITIN KIFESCIENCES LTD.
Rampur Road, Paonta Sahib,
Distt. Sirmour (H.P.)-173 025, INDIA