The medication known in the U.S. as Aralen based on Chloroquine is an antimalarial medication with potent effects for many other conditions including novel coronavirus named COVID-19. It is also used for lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, amebiasis, and other conditions. As of March 2020, it is included in the official protocols of COVID-19 treatment all over the world. Find out how to use the drug, what precautions to follow and what adverse effects it can cause from the complete guide below.
Brand name: Aralen
Generic name: Chloroquine
Indications: COVID-19, Amebiasis of non-intestinal localization, Lupus, Scleroderma, Rheumatoid arthritis, Photodermatosis, Late cutaneous porphyria.
Benefits: This antimalarial drug is effective against a broad range of conditions including COVID-19