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Who should not take Aralen?

Several medical conditions may respond badly with Aralen (chloroquine). You should probably not take the drug if you have G-6-PD deficiency, psoriasis, porphyria or liver disease. You should almost certainly not take it if you have ever had an allergic reaction to the drug. It may not be a good idea to take Aralen if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Aralen can be given to small children, but with a different dosing regime.

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