Does hydroxychloroquine require a prescription

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    Does hydroxychloroquine require a prescription


    Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

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    Hydroxychloroquine is not approved for use by anyone younger than 18 years old. How should I take hydroxychloroquine? Take hydroxychloroquine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow all directions on your prescription label. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Hydroxychloroquine HCQ, sold under the brand name Plaquenil among others, is a medication used for the prevention and treatment of certain types of malaria. Specifically it is used for chloroquine-sensitive malaria. Other uses include treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and porphyria cutanea tarda. It is taken by mouth. Hydroxychloroquine may not prevent malaria in all cases. If you experience fever or other symptoms of illness, seek immediate medical attention. You may need a different medication.

    Hydroxychloroquine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. Hydroxychloroquine is also used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus.

    Does hydroxychloroquine require a prescription

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  7. Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Avoid taking antacids within 4 hours of taking this medicine. It is best to separate these medicines by at least 4 hours. Do not cut, crush or chew this medicine. You can take it with or without food. If it upsets your stomach, take it with food.

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    The action of hydroxychloroquine is cumulative and may require weeks to months to achieve the maximum therapeutic effect see CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY. Initial adult dosage 400 mg to 600 mg 310 to 465 mg base daily, administered as a single daily dose or in two divided doses. Hydroxychloroquine is a prescription drug. It comes as an oral tablet. Hydroxychloroquine is available as the brand-name drug Plaquenil. It’s also available in a generic version. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria. Today, it is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, some symptoms of lupus, childhood arthritis or juvenile idiopathic arthritis and other autoimmune diseases. It is not clear why hydroxychloroquine is effective.

     
  8. fiercesaint Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Reasonably Well Plaquenil and Hypoglycemia Plaquenil and Depression/Anxiety - Sjogren's Syndrome Support Treating Lupus with Anti-Malarial Drugs Johns Hopkins.
     
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    Hydroxychloroquine Side-effects, uses, time to work There is a small risk that hydroxychloroquine can damage your retina part of the eye, and this increases with long-term use and higher dosage. Your doctor will advise you on a safe dose to take according to your weight, and you will need to have regular monitoring of your eyes.

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  10. umnik.lotos Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil Medicijn ervaringen en bijwerkingen mijnmedicijn Heb al. 24 jaar lupus en neem al 24 jaar plaquenil maar helaas ben ik al geopereerd aan mijn hart en heb nu al 6 jaar een pacemaker. De vraag is komt het nu alleen van mijn ziekte of alleen van de medicatie of van de beide daarom kan ik moeilijk oordelen over de medicatie en de artsen weten al even veel als ik ben nu 48 jaar en voel me redelijk goed er zijn erger gevallen

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