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Chloroquine MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Chloroquine
Tree Number(s)
D03.633.100.810.050.180
Unique ID
D002738
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002738
Scope Note
The prototypical antimalarial agent with a mechanism that is not well understood. It has also been used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, and in the systemic therapy of amebic liver abscesses.
Entry Term(s)
Aralen
Arechine
Arequin
Chingamin
Chlorochin
Chloroquine Sulfate
Chloroquine Sulphate
Khingamin
Nivaquine
Pharm Action
Amebicides
Antimalarials
Antirheumatic Agents
Registry Number
886U3H6UFF
Related Numbers
54-05-7
OE48649K6N
CAS Type 1 Name
1,4-Pentanediamine, N4-(7-chloro-4-quinolinyl)-N1,N1-diethyl-
NLM Classification #
QV 256
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/28
Chloroquine Preferred
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