A-CQ

Found in: Netherlands

Active ingredients

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Active Ingredient
Description
1

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.

Medicine classification

ATC Code
Title
Class
Chloroquine
P Antiparasitic products, insecticides and repellents → P01 Antiprotozoals → P01B Antimalarials → P01BA Aminoquinolines

Identifiers

Authority
Identifier(s)
Z-Index G-Standaard PRK (NL)
Identifier(s): 6505