Generic Equivalent of Aralen

TypeDrug NameDosagePrice from 
drug typeChloroquine Phosphate250 mg$32.99


Aralen Information

reviewed by reviwer portrait Dr. Bolanle Aina, Pharmacist on 2/17/2021 9:12:29 AM.

How and Where to Buy Aralen Online?


Aralen and other Anti-malarial medications can be purchased online through our Canadian International Pharmacy at huge savings. Our online pharmacy provides you with a quick and easy way to fill your prescription for all your medicine needs. You will need a valid prescription from your doctor. At Canadian Pharmacy World, you have a better access to health. You can place the order online, by mail, by fax or toll-free over the telephone at 1866-485-7979.

Are There Alternative Names for the Brand and Generic Aralen?


We currently offer the generic equivalent of Aralen, that is chloroquine phosphate and it comes from Canada. The brand Aralen is not available at this time.

What Dosages and Forms is Aralen available in?


Aralen is available as tablets in the dosage strength of 250 mg.

What is Aralen used for?


Aralen belongs to a group of medicines called anti-malarials. Aralen can be taken in certain parts of the world to help prevent malaria. This is a serious disease spread by infected mosquitoes. Aralen will give some degree of protection (prophylaxis) against malaria in certain countries. Always take Aralen exactly as described in this leaflet or as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. Start taking this medicine one week before you enter the malaria area. You must continue to take it during your stay. You must keep taking this medicine for 4 weeks after leaving the malaria area. For adults and children, take two Aralen tablets once a week on the same day each week. Take the tablet after food. Swallow the tablet(s), or part tablets, whole with a drink of water.

What Are The Possible Side Effects of Aralen?


Some of the common side effects of Aralen may include dizziness, muscle spasms, skin rashes, blurred eyesight, changes in mood, insomnia, hearing loss, stomach upset, and low blood glucose levels. Some of the serious side effects include allergic reaction, hallucinations, abnormal heart rhythm, inflammation of lungs, convulsions, loss of eyesight, and reduced number of blood cells, bruising easily, breathlessness. These are not all the possible side effects of Aralen. In case of any unexpected effect, consult your healthcare professional immediately.

Are there any Precautions and Drug interactions for Aralen?


When you are taking this medicine to prevent malaria, you should also reduce the chances of being bitten by mosquitoes by wearing light-colored, long-sleeved clothing and long trousers when you are outside after sunset and using insect repellent creams or sprays on parts of your body not covered by clothing.
Sometimes Aralen causes blurred eyesight or makes it difficult to focus your eyes. If this happens to you, do not drive or use any tools or machines.

You should not take Aralen if you:

• Are allergic to chloroquine phosphate or to any of the non-medicinal ingredients in the medication
• Are taking a medicine called amiodarone (used to control the heart rate). Aralen may increase the risk of uneven heart beats (cardiac arrhythmias) when it is taken at the same time as amiodarone.

Before taking Aralen, inform your doctor if you:

• Are pregnant or breastfeeding
• Had epilepsy, convulsions or fits
• Have liver or kidney problems
• Have a blood pigment disease called porphyria
• Have a condition called psoriasis
• Have muscle disorders like myasthenia gravis
• Have a blood problem called glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency

Drug interactions


Tell your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist about all the medicines you take, including drugs prescribed by other doctors, vitamins, minerals, natural supplements, or alternative medicines. Aralen may interact with:

• Antacid medicines like aluminum, magnesium
• Anti-arrhythmics, anti-depressants, antipsychotics
• Cimetidine (used to treat stomach problems)
• Cyclosporine (used in transplant patients)
• Levothyroxine (thyroid medicine)
• Medicine like kaolin used to treat diarrhea
• Medicines used to treat epilepsy

Aralen Storage and Safety Information


Store Aralen between 15-25°C, protected from light. Keep out of reach and sight of children.

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