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Aralen (Chloroquine Phosphate)

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There is no brand product of Aralen.

Generic Equivalent of Aralen
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Type: drug type
Product: Chloroquine Phosphate (Lariago - Ipca)
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: India
Dosage: 250 mg

Aralen Information

reviewed by Carol Hou, Pharmacist on 11/4/2020 10:20:45 AM.

Aralen Details (Brand and Generic)

Canada Pharmacy Online currently offers the generic Aralen from India (Lariago) manufactured by IPCA and Canada by a different manufacturer. The brand Aralen is not available at this time. For more information and further assistance, please call Customer Service at 1866-920-3784.


The generic Aralen (Chloroquine Phosphate) comes in the strength of 250 mg tablets.


Aralen is indicated to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. It is also used to treat amoebiasis (infection caused by amoebae). Chloroquine belongs to a group of medicines known as antimalarial. Aralen is also used to reduce inflammation (pain and swelling) in the treatment of many types of arthritis and lupus. This medication is also used to treat infections caused by a different type of parasite (ameba). Aralen does not prevent malaria. Aralen may also be used to treat prophyria cutanea tarda. It works by suppressing the malaria infection, stops acute attacks, and lengthens the time between treatment and relapse.

Side Effects and Precautions

Abdominal cramps, diarrhea, headache, muscle weakness, nausea, vomiting, and also skin rashes are all side effects of which have been associated with the use of Aralen. These are in the category of less serious side effects, however if you do encounter any side effect whilst using Aralen, you should monitor them to ensure that they do not persist or appear to get worse over time. If you experience an allergic reaction to the medication and experience side effects such as flushing, swellings of the lips, tongue or face and the symptoms of a fever, you should seek emergency medical aid.

Warnings and Interactions

Before using Aralen, tell your doctor:
• If you are allergic to Chloroquine Phosphate or Hydroxychloroquine, or any other ingredients in this medication
• Your medical history, especially of diabetes, enzyme problems, eye/vision problem, kidney disease, liver disease, skin problem, seizures, etc.

Tell your doctor if you are taking any prescriptions, otc meds, supplements, and herbal products. They may be also other medications that can interact with Aralen when they are used together; these medications include ampicillin, antacids, kaolin, and mefloquine. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Don't receive any vaccination (especially a rabies vaccine) while taking chloroquine. Chloroquine may cause QT prolongation. The risk of QT prolongation increases if you have certain medical conditions or are taking other medications that may cause QT prolongation. Low levels of potassium or magnesium in the blood may also increase your risk. The use of Aralen in patients with psoriasis may precipitate a severe attack of psoriasis. Aralen should be kept away and out of reach of children because children are especially sensitive to the 4-aminoquinoline compounds.

Questions and Answers

Why is Aralen more affordable from Canada than the United States?

In general, all drug prices, not only Aralen, are more affordable to order from Canada because the price of both the brand and generic medication is regulated by the government. Also, since we established in 2006, our vision is to provide safe and affordable medication to people in the US.

Is it safe to buy Aralen from your pharmacy?

Our products are sourced only from facilities certified by authorities in the countries we import them from. has a rigorous process for selecting our partners, so that you, our customer, get the safest medicine. We are also a Certified Canadian Pharmacy that adheres to the requirements imposed by the Province of British Columbia.

How long should you take Aralen for malaria?

Both adults and children should take one dose of Chloroquine per week starting at least one week before traveling to the area where malaria transmission occurs. They should take one dose per week while there, and for 4 consecutive weeks after leaving. Source

How much does generic Aralen 250 mg cost in Canada?

At our pharmacy, the cost of generic Aralen 250 mg starts at $32.99 for 100 tablets.

What is the lowest price of Aralen 250 mg?

Generic Aralen 250 mg starts at $0.33 per tablet.

How much is the shipping?

Our shipping fee is a flat rate of $10.00 per order. Our pharmacy focuses on getting you the lowest prices on high quality products.

How do I order from your pharmacy?

Ordering Aralen from us is very simple. You can place the order online or call Customer Service at 1866.920.3784. For additional information or for the ordering process, visit our How to Order page.

Are your Aralen prices competitive?

Yes, we are proud to offer some of the most competitive prices across Canadian pharmacies. In some cases, we might be able to either match or beat our competitors' prices. Please call our friendly customer service at 1866.920.3784.

Is there a limit on how many Aralen tablets I am allowed to order at one time? can only dispense a maximum of a three month supply of Aralen at one time, as per your doctor's prescription.

Can I buy Aralen over the counter from you?

No, Aralen requires a valid prescription from your doctor. We do not sell this product without a valid prescription.

Do you ship to the United States?

Yes, we do. It usually takes between 7 and 18 business days to receive your order from our pharmacy.

Is there a generic for Aralen? < h3>Yes, there is a generic alternative for this product, called Chloroquine Phosphate.


Chloroquine (Aralen) vs. hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil): What's the difference?

The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product.

Similar Drugs in the category of Anti-Malarial:

   Qualaquin    Plaquenil    Daraprim    Lariam    Primaquine

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