ARALEN is used to prevent and treat malaria — a mosquito-borne disease caused by a parasite — and to treat amebiasis, an infection of the intestines caused by a parasite.
This medicine is also sometimes given off-label to help the following conditions:
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Arthritis in children
- Lupus(an autoimmune disease characterized by inflammation and a variety of symptoms)
- Skin conditions
- Also, Sarcoidosis(a condition characterized by the growth of inflammatory cells in the body)