Aralen Medication Information
If you have malaria or are trying to prevent it, your healthcare provider may recommend Aralen® (chloroquine phosphate), a prescription antimalarial drug. Aralen may also be used if you have a parasitic infection known as extraintestinal amebiasis.
The medication comes in the form of a tablet and should be taken with food (this will help prevent an upset stomach). Nausea, diarrhea, and stomach cramps are some of the most common side effects reported with this product.
It's important to review the safety information for Aralen with your healthcare provider before taking this medication. This drug may not be suitable for everyone, so make sure your healthcare provider knows if you have any other medical conditions, such as psoriasis, kidney disease, or any allergies, or if you are taking any other types of medicine, including nonprescription products.
(Click Aralen to learn more about this medication. This article provides detailed information on how this drug works, safety issues to be aware of, and helpful tips on taking it properly.)