Hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine

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  1. Glebovsky Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine


    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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    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. There are about 10 clinical trials in China looking at hydroxychloroquine for COVID, including some comparing it with chloroquine phosphate. Don't worry, the studies are being done and the data will be out soon. Feb 19, 2020 What Is Plaquenil? 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. Plaquenil is available in generic form.

    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.

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  7. Jul 15, 2014 The pharmacological profile of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, however, appear to involve mechanisms other than autophagy inhibition. Here, we discuss the dual role of autophagy in oncogenesis and tumor progression, and summarize the results or design of clinical studies recently completed or initiated to evaluate the therapeutic activity.

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    Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of drugs called antimalarials. It is used to prevent and treat acute attacks of malaria. It is also used to treat discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis in patients whose symptoms have not improved with other treatments. This article is from June 2011 and may contain outdated material. Download PDF. Many systemic medications may cause retinal toxicity. One such commonly used medication for dermatologic and rheumatologic inflammatory conditions is hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, a chloroquine derivative. Mar 15, 2019 Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine belong to the quinolone family. They are related drugs with similar clinical indications for use and similar manifestations of retinal toxicity, although their therapeutic and toxic doses differ.

     
  8. Airis Moderator

    Sometimes, esp, with few symptoms and negative blood tests, diagnosis can only be made by trial and error to see what meds improve your symptoms. Pinkpee-- Sometimes we don't meet the diagnostic criteria for lupus or other defined autoimmune diseases, but we have enough symptoms pointing in that direction that a doctor may think treatment is useful. Is it ok to take co-codamol and Hydroxychloroquine 200mg and. In pain, Tramadol not working, help? -
     
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    The resource you are looking for (or one of its dependencies) could have been removed, had its name changed, or is temporarily unavailable. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine FDA Package Insert & Drug Facts - Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Side Effects & Dosage for. [email protected] Instructions Health Information FDA
     
  10. olehusa User

    Hydroxychloroquine toxicity - EyeWiki Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil and chloroquine cause ocular toxicity to various parts of the eye such as the cornea, ciliary body, and retina. Chloroquine can also induce cataract formation; however, no reports of hydroxychloroquine and cataract have been reported. This article focuses upon hydroxychloroquine retinopathy. Disease

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    Chloroquine retinal toxicity The University of Iowa. Chloroquine retinal toxicity. Contributor Jesse Vislisel, MD. Photographer Toni Venckus, CRA. Retinal toxicity from chloroquine is now rare in the U. S. as the medication has been largely replaced by hydroxychloroquine. These photographs show the toxic effects of chloroqine after taking a dose of 500mg daily for 5 years.

    Chloroquine Toxicity - Retina Image Bank