Toxicity of hydroxychloroquine

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    Toxicity of hydroxychloroquine


    It may have both an anti-spirochaete activity and an anti-inflammatory activity, similar to the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. And caution is required if patients have certain heart conditions, diabetes, psoriasis etc.

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    Feb 19, 2020 Dosage for Plaquenil. The adult dose of Plaquenil to suppress malaria is 400 mg on the same day each week. The pediatric weekly suppressive dosage is 5 mg/kg of body weight. The adult dose of Plaquenil to treat an acute attack of malaria is an initial dose of 800 mg followed by 400 mg in six to eight hours and 400 mg for two more days. Sep 15, 2014 Hydroxychloroquine sulfate HCQ, Plaquenil is an analogue of chloroquine CQ, an antimalarial agent, used for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune disorders. Its use has been associated with severe retinal toxicity, requiring a discontinuation of therapy. Side Effects. Drug information provided by IBM Micromedex Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

    For prolonged treatment of lupus or arthritis, adverse effects include the acute symptoms, plus altered eye pigmentation, acne, anaemia, bleaching of hair, blisters in mouth and eyes, blood disorders, convulsions, vision difficulties, diminished reflexes, emotional changes, excessive coloring of the skin, hearing loss, hives, itching, liver problems or liver failure, loss of hair, muscle paralysis, weakness or atrophy, nightmares, psoriasis, reading difficulties, tinnitus, skin inflammation and scaling, skin rash, vertigo, weight loss, and occasionally urinary incontinence. The most common adverse effects are a mild nausea and occasional stomach cramps with mild diarrhea. For short-term treatment of acute malaria, adverse effects can include abdominal cramps, diarrhea, heart problems, reduced appetite, headache, nausea and vomiting.

    Toxicity of hydroxychloroquine

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  7. Applies to hydroxychloroquine oral tablet. Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention. Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking hydroxychloroquine

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    Side-effects include corneal deposits and retinal toxicity. These side-effects are less with hydroxychloroquine than with chloroquine. Although the risk of retinal toxicity due to hydroxychloroquine is low, formal ophthalmological review every 12 months to detect any restriction in visual fields is recommended. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is a drug that is classified as an anti-malarial drug. Plaquenil is prescribed for the treatment or prevention of malaria. It is also prescribed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and the side effects of lupus such as hair loss, joint pain, and more. Hydroxychloroquine hye drox" ee klor' oh kwin is a hydroxylated derivative of chloroquine and has similar antimalarial activity but is less toxic, allowing for use in higher doses for longer periods. Originally used as an antimalarial agent, hydroxychloroquine was later found to have antiinflammatory activity.

     
  8. MaxID Guest

    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Plaquenil Interactions - Antibiotics Home Page Plaquenil Uses, Dosage & Side Effects - DRUG-NUTRIENT DEPLETION AND INTERACTION CHARTS
     
  9. Jazo XenForo Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Plaquenil interaction acetaminophen - Answers on HealthTap Plaquenil and Advil Acetaminophen and hydrocodone bitartrate and Plaquenil drug.
     
  10. onyx2 Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil - Side Effects, Uses, Dosage, Overdose. Plaquenil is a prescription medication used to reduce pain and swelling caused by diseases of the immune system such as rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, and systemic lupus erythematosus SLE. This medication belongs to a group of drugs called DMARDs disease modifying antirheumatic drugs which work by suppressing the excessive activity of the immune system.

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  11. ant82 Well-Known Member

    CHLOROQUINE PHOSPHATE Aralen, HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE - Antibiotics Manual. Concomitant use of cimetidine should be avoided. Chloroquine phosphate is calculated as the base. Each 250 mg tablet of chloroquine phosphate is equivalent to 150 mg base and each 500 mg tablet of chloroquine phosphate is equivalent to 300 mg base. One tablet of 200 mg of hydroxychloroquine is equivalent to 155 mg base.

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