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Lariago 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Lariago 250 MG Description

Lariago tablet is an antimalarial medicine. It is used for the treatment and prevention of malaria. It contains chloroquine as its active ingredient. This medicine works by killing the parasitic organism causing malaria. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting this medicine.

It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed, but it is better to take it at the same time daily. Take Lariago 250 after food to avoid stomach upset. Do not stop taking this medicine, even if you start feeling better after taking this medicine. Stopping this medicine suddenly may result in treatment failure and incomplete eradication of malaria-causing organisms from the body. Thus, increasing the risk of re-infection.


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ContainsChloroquine(250.0 Mg)
UsesMalarial infection
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting, rashes, itching
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Uses of Lariago 250 MG

Lariago tablet is used to treat, prevent & suppress malarial infection.

Contraindications of Lariago 250 MG

  • If you are allergic to chloroquine or any other ingredients of Lariago 250mg tablet.
  • If you are taking amiodarone medicine to control irregular heartbeats.

Side effects of Lariago 250 MG

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain

Precautions and Warnings of Lariago 250 MG



Can I take Lariago tablets during pregnancy?
There is limited safety information available on the use of this medicine during pregnancy. Lariago tablet should not be used during pregnancy unless your doctor considers them essential. Pregnant women should avoid travelling to malaria-prone places. Please consult your doctor before starting this medicine if you are pregnant or think you may be or are planning for a baby.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Lariago tablet while breastfeeding?
Chloroquine passes into the breastmilk in small amounts, thus you should consult your doctor before using Lariago tablet while breastfeeding. You should not breastfeed if you are supposed to take high doses of chloroquine for the long term. Alternative medicine is a better option especially when the newborn is premature.


Can I drive if I have consumed Lariago tablet?
You may experience visual disturbances like blurred vision during the initial days of treatment. Be cautious and avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.


Can I consume alcohol with Lariago tablet?
There is no known interaction between this medicine and alcohol. However, long-term alcohol consumption or heavy drinking is known to suppress your immune function. Consult your doctor if you drink too often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience a sudden drop in blood sugar and unconsciousness, extreme hunger, headache, nausea, vomiting, sleepiness, restlessness, aggression, reduced alertness, confusion, shakiness or dizziness.
  • You are experiencing chest pain, irregular heart rhythm, increased heart rate or palpitations.
  • You have swelling in your legs, breathlessness, fatigue, bloating or coughing while lying.
  • You have liver, kidney or heart disorder & muscle weakness.
  • You have developed rashes after taking this medicine.
  • You have a history of an autoimmune disorder of the skin called porphyria.
  • You are supposed to take Lariago Tablet for long-term treatment, then you should be monitored for heart muscle disorder.
  • You have a blood enzyme deficiency (glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency).
  • You must avoid being in the sunlight for too long, as Lariago tablets may make you more sensitive to the sun.

Directions for Use of Lariago 250 MG

  • Lariago tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It should be taken after having your meal to avoid stomach discomfort. It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.

Storage and disposal of Lariago 250 MG

  • Store Lariago tablets below 30°C in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly, do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Quick Tips of Lariago 250 MG

  • Lariago tablet is an antimalarial medicine. It is used to treat, prevent & suppress malarial infection. It contains chloroquine as the active ingredient.
  • Complete the course given by your doctor, even if you start feeling better after taking this medicine. Missing a dose or stopping this medicine can cause treatment failure.
  • Lariago tablet must be taken exactly in the doses and duration prescribed by the doctor. It's best to take it after meals to avoid stomach discomfort.
  • Before starting Lariago tablet, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant or breastfeeding. Also, inform your doctor about all other medicines that you take and your comple...
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  • Do not take any medicine on your own without confirming with your doctor during treatment with this medicine.
  • Headache, stomach ache, diarrhoea and nausea/vomiting may occur in some individuals with the use of this medicine. Inform your doctor if these effects bother you or do not go away.
  • If you experience dizziness or sleepiness after taking Lariago tablet, it is recommended to avoid driving, operating heavy machinery or performing any such tasks that require mental alertness.

Dosage of Lariago 250 MG


  • Symptoms of an overdose are nausea, vomiting, headache, dizziness, decrease in potassium level, blurred or double vision, uneasiness, fits, low blood pressure, shock, lung diseases and abnormal heart ...
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  • If you experience any of the symptoms or if you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

It would be best if you never missed your dose of anti-malarial medicine, it may lead to treatment failure. If you have missed any dose of Lariago tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time...
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Mode of Action of Lariago 250 MG

How Does It Work?

An organism called plasmodium causes malaria. Lariago tablet inhibits the growth of the malarial parasite by acting on its DNA & certain enzymes which leads to the death of the malarial parasite and s...
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Interactions of Lariago 250 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Lariago tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned sur...
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  • Especially, if you are taking medicines to treat your heart problems, mental health problems, other antimalarials, medicines to reduce the acid content in the stomach and anti-infectives.
  • Medicine used to reduce stomach acid & to treat diarrhoea like kaolin should be taken with a minimum gap of four hours.

Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How can I avoid getting malaria infection?

  • Wear light-coloured, long-sleeve clothing and long trousers if you are outside after sunset to protect yourself from mosquito bites.
  • It would be best if you use an insect repellent cream or spray to reduce the chance of being bitten by mosquitoes.
  • It would be best if you use a mosquito net around the bed while sleeping to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes.

Q: Can I stop taking tab Lariago on my own?

A: No, you should never stop taking antimalarial medicine until advised by the doctor, even if you are feeling good. If you stop taking Lariago tablets, it may lead to treatment failure, recurrence of infection and may produce side effects as well.

Q: Can I use Lariago 250 mg tablet for fever?

A: No, Lariago tablet is an antimalarial medicine and may not be useful in fever.

Q: How long do I take Lariago 250?

A: The dose and duration of Lariago tablets will depend on the response to treatment. Follow your doctor's instructions and do not stop taking this medicine on your own.

Q: Is Lariago tablet effective?

A: Lariago tablet is effective if taken at the dose and duration advised by your doctor. If you stop taking the medicine once you start feeling good, the chances of the infection reoccurring are more.

Q: Can Lariago tablet be used for cold?

A: No, Lariago tablet may not be useful in treating a cold. It is an anti-malarial medicine used to treat symptoms of malarial infection such as high body temperature, shivery, feeling hot, headache, vomiting, muscle pains etc.

Q: What is Lariago tablet used for?

A: Lariago tablet is used to treat, prevent & suppress malarial infection.

Q: When should I take my Lariago tablet?

A: Lariago tablet should be taken after having your meal to avoid stomach discomfort. It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.

Q: Can I take Lariago for chills?

A: Do not use this medicine for any other medical condition other than what it is prescribed for. Based on the cause and your medical history, your doctor shall prescribe one of these medicines. Take the medicine as prescribed by your doctor and do not self-medicate.
Last Updated on: 17 January 2024 | 5:10 PM (IST)

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