Lupus on plaquenil

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  1. horlap User

    Lupus on plaquenil


    Hydroxychloroquine is available as the brand-name drug Plaquenil. Generic drugs usually cost less than the brand-name version. Hydroxychloroquine may be used as part of a combination therapy.

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    The maximum dose of Plaquenil is 6.5 mg/kg of ideal body weight per day, regardless of whether a person is overweight, underweight, or normal weight. One kilogram kg equals 2.2 pounds. Women with lupus who are OVER their ideal body weight should go by these dosing rules 5’ 7” or higher - up to 400 mg Plaquenil daily In 1941, discoid lupus patients were treated successfully with Atabrine, a compound developed in Germany in the 1920s. In the mid-1940s, both hydroxychloroquine HCQ and chloroquine CQ had been synthesized. In 1955 HCQ was shown to be effective for both systemic lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. Lupus and Plaquenil research. While Plaquenil was not created with the explicit purpose of helping people minimize the disease activity of lupus, a number of clinical trials have been conducted to examine the clinical impact of the medication.

    Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. It isn’t fully understood how this drug works to treat lupus erythematosus or rheumatoid arthritis. That means you may need to take it with other drugs. It treats malaria by killing the parasites that cause the disease.

    Lupus on plaquenil

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  5. Mar 17, 2019 An overdose of hydroxychloroquine can be fatal, especially in children. Take hydroxychloroquine for the full prescribed length of time for malaria. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared. When treating lupus or arthritis, tell your doctor if your symptoms do not improve after 6 months of treatment.

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    This dosing would NOT apply to someone already taking plaquenil, because it has a very long ~ 30 days half-life, and it’s already in your system, so you just keep on keep’n on. This is not intended to be medical advice; this is just a reminder to refill whatever Rx for plaquenil you might already have. Feb 19, 2020 Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial medication used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites, which enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Plaquenil is also used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. Ideal body weight Plaquenil dosing calculations are reprinted with permission from The Lupus Encyclopedia A Comprehensive Guide for Patients and Families, by Donald E. Thomas, published by Johns Hopkins University Press.

     
  6. Gardov Well-Known Member

    It is preferable that treatment for malaria should not be initiated until the diagnosis has been established by laboratory investigations. CDC - Malaria - Diagnosis & Treatment United States. Chloroquine resistant malaria,vaccines for malaria Resiatant malaria final - SlideShare
     
  7. www.mobfilms.ru 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 Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage, Side Effects. Chloroquine Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term. Chloroquine Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term -
     
  8. 100lamp New Member

    Taking Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis It may take up to six months before the full benefits of Plaquenil are realized. Dosage The usual starting dose of Plaquenil is 200 mg twice a day or 400 mg once a day, administered orally, in people weighing 80 kg or more.

    Protecting your eyesight when taking Plaquenil Lupus.
     
  9. crereunda User

    Hydroxychloroquine retinopathy A review of imaging Dec 04, 2014 Recently, there has been some focus on the effects of HCQ on the inner retinal layers. In a study by Pasadhika et al. SD-OCT was applied to measure the thickness of certain segments of the retina in three groups of patients Those with clinical evidence of HCQ retinopathy on fundus examination.

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