Various Therapeutic Applications of Chloroquine

Expiry Date
: None
CPD Units
: 3.00 Points
Rating
: 3/4

The article provides an overview to the multiple actions and pharmacological applications of chloroquine on different types of diseases.

Keywords: Chloroquine, Antimalarial, Anticancer, Autophagy

Reading material:

Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:
The aim of this article was to summarize the therapeutic applications of chloroquine on various diseases and to discuss these mechanisms of actions.

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

  1. The various mechanisms of action of chloroquine instead of only applying it as treatment and prophylaxis to malaria.

  2. The various pharmacological and biological activities of chloroquine.
  3. The anticancer, antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, etc. effects of chloroquine and how it may improve various metabolic disorders.

Instructions for this Module

  • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz that follows;
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  • The pass grade is 70%;
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