Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria. Hydroxychloroquine monitoring guidelines Chloroquine weak base Plaquenil hairline Abstract. Background The American Academy of Ophthalmology recommendations on screening for chloroquine CQ and hydroxychloroquine HCQ retinopathy are revised in light of new information about the prevalence of toxicity, risk factors, fundus distribution, and effectiveness of screening tools. The results of a retrospective study of 167 patients 6 and a small prospective study of 11 patients 7 suggesting that diazepam is cardioprotective in chloroquine poisoning have not been confirmed in a randomized controlled trial. 8 Convulsions, however, should be treated with diazepam or lorazepam. The National Library of Medicine NLM, on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland, is the world's largest biomedical library and the developer of electronic information services that delivers data to millions of scientists, health professionals and members of the public around the globe, every day. Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. Hydroxychloroquine is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. Chloroquine and diazepam Treatment of Severe Chloroquine Poisoning NEJM, Quinine and chloroquine - ScienceDirect Hydroxychloroquine tonic water Chloroquine and diazepam for her last sleep. Sarah Hangartner. Institute for Legal Medicine of the University of Basel, Forensic Chemistry and Toxicology. Chloroquine and diazepam for her last sleep - Hangartner.. National Library of Medicine - National Institutes of Health. Drugs & Medications That Can Trigger Psoriasis Flare-Ups. The use of diazepam in chloroquine poisoning The use of diazepam in chloroquine poisoning RAJAH, A. 1990-11-01 Summary A 39‐year‐old patient was found to be unconscious after having taken 2.5 g of chloroquine. Chloroquine poisoning. Diazepam may antagonize cardiotoxicity. Alcohol or sedative-hypnotic withdrawal. Diazepam and lorazepam are used to abate symptoms and signs of alcohol and hypnotic-sedative withdrawal eg, anxiety, tremor, and seizures. Conscious sedation. Chloroquine was shown to be a negative inotropic agent since it decreased Vmax, AF/s and Emax, but diazepam did not restore the intrinsic mechanical performance of rat cardiac papillary muscle.