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Table 3 Dose of chloroquine administered in each age group and the dose administered by body weight and body surface area

From: Doses of chloroquine in the treatment of malaria by Plasmodium vivax in patients between 2 and 14 years of age from the Brazilian Amazon basin

Age group (years)naDose administered (mg)Dose administeredb (mg/kg)Dose below 25 mg/kg, (%)Dose requiredb (mg/m2)Dose administeredb (mg/m2)
2–32230023.7 (16.9–29.7)63.6502 (430–631)517 (412–602)
4–81845023.5 (13.4–38.1)56.25688 (508–1007)566 (387–766)
9–111990026.7 (16.1–34.6)29.4986 (751–1296)736 (650–998)
12–1422115022.8 (13.1–32.2)61.91108 (843–1552)917 (669–1079)
  1. aNumber of patients
  2. bValues are expressed as median and range