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CHLOROQUINE

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Chloroquine, which is a 4-aminoquinoline, was introduced during World War II for the treatment of MALARIA. The drug is also used for PROPHYLAXIS against malaria where the risk of chloroquine-resistant falciparum is still low. It has also been found of value in the treatment of the skin condition known as chronic discoid lupus erythematosus, and of rheumatoid arthritis.

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