Why plaquenil should not be cut in half

Discussion in 'Chloroquine Drug' started by AntonSmile, 18-Mar-2020.

  1. qwertyu New Member

    Why plaquenil should not be cut in half


    Plaquenil is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia.

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    Hydroxychloroquine should not be taken with other drugs that could cause heart arrhythmias irregular heart rate or rhythm. Taking hydroxychloroquine with these drugs could cause dangerous. Hydroxychloroquine is a DMARD. The brand name is Plaquenil. What does Plaquenil do? Plaquenil relieves pain and swelling and prevents damage to joints. How long does Plaquenil take to work? Plaquenil works very slowly. In 1 to 3 months you should start to feel better. You may continue to get better for up to 1 year. Hi in case you see this - its been two years and I successfully cut my plaquenil and methotrexate in half with no return of symptoms. One week I forgot to take the meth and got a mild return of symptoms - scared the hell out of me but just resuming the same low dose squashed it. Now I'm trying to decide which is my next target.

    Plaquenil is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

    Why plaquenil should not be cut in half

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  5. So cut a pill just before you take it, then take the other half as your next dose. That helps ensure that you compensate for any deviation in size. And split pills in halfnot into smaller.

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    You should not use Plaquenil if you are allergic to hydroxychloroquine. Plaquenil should not be used for long-term treatment in children. To make sure Plaquenil is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have a history of vision changes or damage to your retina caused by an anti-malaria medication; PLAQUENIL may prevent life-threatening complications. PLAQUENIL prolongs the QT interval. Ventricular arrhythmias and torsades de pointes have been reported in patients taking PLAQUENIL see OVERDOSAGE. Therefore, PLAQUENIL should not be administered with other drugs that have the potential to prolong the QT interval see DRUG INTERACTIONS. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor. If you are taking hydroxychloroquine for symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, your symptoms should improve within 6 months. If your rheumatoid arthritis symptoms do not improve, or if they worsen, stop taking the drug and call your doctor.

     
  6. n0b0dy Moderator

    500 mg chloroquine phosphate (300 mg base) orally on the same day each week Comments: -If possible, suppressive therapy should start 2 weeks prior to exposure; if unable to start 2 weeks before exposure, an initial loading dose of 1 g chloroquine phosphate (600 mg base) may be taken orally in 2 divided doses, 6 hours apart. Chloroquine C18H26ClN3 - PubChem Chloroquine - Wikipedia Chloroquin
     
  7. Vittorio Well-Known Member

    Atovaquone-Proguanil Compared with Chloroquine and. Atovaquone-proguanil was well tolerated and more effective than chloroquine or chloroquine-sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine for treatment of multidrug-resistant falciparum malaria in the Philippines. Malaria is the most frequently encountered parasitic infection in the world 1.

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  8. DOMIFILM New Member

    Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage, Side Effects. Feb 19, 2020 Hydroxychloroquine sulfate is a colorless crystalline solid, soluble in water to at least 20 percent; chemically the drug is 2-4-7-Chloro-4-quinolylaminopentylethylamino ethanol sulfate 11. PLAQUENIL hydroxychloroquine sulfate tablets contain 200 mg hydroxychloroquine sulfate, equivalent to 155 mg base, and are for oral administration.

    Does anyone take methotrexate and hydroxychloroquine. - NRAS