Nelbquine Chloroquine Phosphate Injection

NELBQUINE

CHLOROQUINE PHOSPHATE INJECTION

For the use of a Registered Medical Practitioner or a Hospital or a Laboratory only.

40mg/ml For IM/IV use

 

Composition

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.

 

INDICATIONS

It is used in the treatment and prophylaxis of malaria due to susceptible strain of Plasmodium falciparum, P. ovale, P. vivax and P. malariae.

 

ADMINISTRATION

Chloroquine Phosphate Injection is administered by slow intravenous route. The intramuscular route is used where intravenous administration is not possible.

 

SIDE EFFECTS

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.

 

PRECAUTIONS

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.

 

DOSAGE

As directed by the Physician.

 

STORAGE

Store in a cool and dry place, protected from light.
Keep all medicines out of reach of children.

 

PRESENTATION

Nelbquine is available in a Box of 10 vials x 30 ml along with literature.

 

Marketed by

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