Is hydroxychloroquine safe

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  1. leo3331 XenForo Moderator

    Is hydroxychloroquine safe


    While these reviews might be helpful, they are not a substitute for the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgement of healthcare practitioners. "Hydrochloroquine (Plaquenil) has been a blessing for me.

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    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. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is considered an older DMARD disease modifying anti-rheumatic drug. Plaquenil was actually first classified as an antimalarial drug, but it is also used to treat certain rheumatic and autoimmune conditions which are unrelated to malaria. Generally, Plaquenil is a treatment option as monotherapy used alone for mild rheumatoid arthritis or as combination. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil® was approved by the Food and Drug Administration for symptoms of lupus. The greatest concern people with lupus have when taking hydroxychloroquine is related to vision and an increase in risk for retinal damage. The study concludes that hydroxychloroquine therapy is safe for long-term use at doses 5 mg/kg.

    I do occasionally experience dry eyes and a little scalp itch but asserting that it's caused by Hydrochloroquine would be anecdotal at best. It took about 5 weeks to take effect but my RA is basically a non factor now.

    Is hydroxychloroquine safe

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  5. For patients taking hydroxychloroquine to prevent malaria Your doctor may want you to start taking this medicine 1 to 2 weeks before you travel to an area where there is a chance of getting malaria. This will help you to see how you react to the medicine.

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    Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine "I was diagnosed with RA after a knee arthroscopy seemed to set it off in 2017. I had pains in both knees, left wrist, hips, groin area & jaw so my Rheumatologist prescribed Hydroxychloroquine. After only 10 days I developed a terrible lumpy rash on my legs which was hot & itchy. Hydroxychloroquine is usually taken with food or milk to prevent stomach upset. The dosage and length of treatment are based on your medical condition and response to therapy. In children, dosage. Hydroxychloroquine should not be used for long-term treatment in children. To make sure hydroxychloroquine 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;

     
  6. The pregnancy category of a medication is an assessment of the risk of fetal injury due to the pharmaceutical, if it is used as directed by the mother during pregnancy. Aralen Chloroquine Uses, Dosage, Side Effects. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage, Side Effects. Chloroquine Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures.
     
  7. vitaly_v Well-Known Member

    Chloroquine has long been used in the treatment or prevention of malaria from Plasmodium vivax, P. malariae, excluding the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum, for it started to develop widespread resistance to it. Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine for Cancer Treatment Malaria drugs could help to combat cancer Repurposing Drugs 101 - Chloroquine & Lung Cancer
     
  8. Who Is at Risk for Vision Loss with Plaquenil? - American. People taking Plaquenil for 5 or more years; people taking Plaquenil at higher doses than recommended; people who already have retinal disease; people who already have kidney or liver disease; people over 60 years old; people who lose a lot of weight while taking Plaquenil. Tell your doctor if this happens as your dose may need to be lowered.

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  9. Nicccc User

    Chloroquine is effective against influenza A virus in. Background Chloroquine is an inexpensive and widely available 9‐aminoquinolone used in the management of malaria. Recently, in vitro assays suggest that chloroquine may have utility in the treatment of several viral infections including influenza.

    Chloroquine is now effective against malaria again.