Chloroquine cancer

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  1. DreDD Well-Known Member

    Chloroquine cancer


    Chloroquine has been extensively used in mass drug administrations, which may have contributed to the emergence and spread of resistance. It is recommended to check if chloroquine is still effective in the region prior to using it.

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    Find patient medical information for Chloroquine Oral on WebMD including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ratings. Treatment of uncomplicated malaria due to susceptible strains of P. falciparum, P. malariae, P. ovale, and P. vivax. Prophylaxis of malaria in geographic areas without resistance to chloroquine. Chloroquine's potential chemosensitizing and radiosensitizing activities in cancer may be related to its inhibition of autophagy, a cellular mechanism involving lysosomal degradation that minimizes the production of reactive oxygen species ROS related to tumor reoxygenation and tumor exposure to chemotherapeutic agents and radiation.

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend against treatment of malaria with chloroquine alone due to more effective combinations. In areas where resistance is present, other antimalarials, such as mefloquine or atovaquone, may be used instead.

    Chloroquine cancer

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  4. Indeed, Chloroquine is a potent blocker of autophagy and has been demonstrated in a lab setting to dramatically enhance tumor response to radiotherapy, chemotherapy and even anti-hormonal therapy. This is why Chloroquine has become part of many clinical trials, in combination with chemotherapy and other form of cancer treatments.

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    Where and How Chloroquine Fights Cancer. Chloroquine is an antimalaria drug that also suppresses tumor growth and metastasis. Chloroquine neutralizes the pH of intracellular compartments, thereby disrupting the endosomal trafficking and lysosomal function. Whereas chloroquine impairs autophagy and proliferation in tumor cells, Maes et al. Jun 22, 2018 NETs promote hypercoagulability in murine PDA through stimulation of platelets and release of tissue factor. Chloroquine inhibits NETs and diminishes hypercoagulability. These findings support clinical study of chloroquine to lower rates of venous thromboembolism in patients with cancer. Clinical trials repurposing lysosomotropic chloroquine CQ derivatives as autophagy inhibitors in cancer demonstrate encouraging results, but the underlying mechanism of action remains unknown. Here, we report a novel dimeric CQ DC661 capable of deacidifying the lysosome and inhibiting autophagy significantly better than hydroxychloroquine HCQ. Using an in situ photoaffinity pulldown.

     
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    My Take on New Ocular Screening Guidelines for Plaquenil RheumNow. I am lucky as a rheumatologist in practice for more than 30 years to have only had one malpractice lawsuit. But it was for alleged Plaquenil related eye toxicity, and believe me, attornies will grab any guideline they can as "Standard-of-Care" if it suits their case. All to say, we treat patients, not guidelines, but we all need to aware of these.

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