A-CQ

Brand name authorized in: Netherlands

Active ingredients

The drug A-CQ contains one active pharmaceutical ingredient (API):

1 Chloroquine
UNII 6E17K3343P - CHLOROQUINE PHOSPHATE

Chloroquine binds to and alters the properties of DNA. Chloroquine also binds to ferriprotoporphyrin IX and this leads to lysis of the plasmodial membrane. In acute attacks of malaria, it interrupts erythrocytic schizogony of the parasite.

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Medicine classification

This drug has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification system as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Chloroquine
P Antiparasitic products, insecticides and repellents → P01 Antiprotozoals → P01B Antimalarials → P01BA Aminoquinolines
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Unique identifiers

This drug has been assigned below unique identifiers within the countries it is being marketed:

Country
Identification scheme
Identifier(s)
NL
Z-Index G-Standaard, PRK
Identifier(s): 6505