Plaquenil dosage by weight

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  1. metroccmetross New Member

    Plaquenil dosage by weight


    If a patient is overweight, one should use the ideal body weight to assess whether the doaily dose is in the toxic range (/= 6.5 mg/kg/day). This graph shows various formulas that have been proposed for deriving ideal body weight for women, because virtually all cases of hydroxychloroquine toxicity have been female.

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    Hydroxychloroquine generally is given to adults in doses of 200 mg or 400 mg per day. In some cases, higher doses can be used. Your doctor may gradually increase or decrease your dosage over time to find the right levels for your specific symptoms and needs while having the least amount of negative side effects. Dosing is usually much lower in children and infants depending on their body weight, usually 5 mg, calculated as base, per kilogram kg of body weight one 200 mg tablet = 155 mg base. Child. Mg 310 mg base PO once every 7 days. Alternatively, 6.5 mg/kg/dose 5 mg base/kg/dose; Max 400 mg/dose or 310 mg base/dose. Dosing should begin 2 weeks before entering and continue for 4 weeks after leaving the endemic area. The CDC suggests hydroxychloroquine as an alternative to chloroquine.

    For this dosage, any woman with an ideal body weight less than 135 pounds would be in the toxic dose range. The usual hydroxychloroquine dose that is prescribed is 400 mg/day.

    Plaquenil dosage by weight

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  4. Weight based dosage in adults and pediatric patients 13 mg/kg 10 mg/kg base, not to exceed 800 mg 620 mg base followed by 6.5 mg/kg 5 mg/kg base, not to exceed 400 mg 310 mg base, at 6 hours, 24 hours and 48 hours after the initial dose. Plaquenil film-coated tablets cannot be divided, therefore they should not be used to treat patients who weigh less than 31 kg.

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    Ideal Body Weight for Calculating Hydroxychloroquine Dosage The most important risk factor for hydroxychloroquine retinopathy is the daily dose of the drug. If a patient is overweight, one should use the ideal body weight to assess whether the doaily dose is in the toxic range /= 6.5 mg/kg/day. Mg 620 mg base followed by 400 mg 310 mg base at 6 hours, 24 hours and 48 hours after the initial dose total 2000 mg hydroxychloroquine sulfate or 1550 mg base. Weight Based Dosage In Adults And Pediatric Patients The recommended initial dosage of hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil for the treatment of lupus erythematosus is 400 mg once or twice daily. The recommended maintenance dose range of hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil for the treatment of lupus erythematosus is 200 to 400 mg daily.

     
  5. Shulga Moderator

    Chloroquine is the generic form of the brand-name prescription medicine Aralen, which is used to prevent and treat malaria — a mosquito-borne disease caused by a parasite — and to treat amebiasis, an infection of the intestines caused by a parasite. Chloroquine - Wikipedia Aralen Chloroquine Uses, Dosage, Side Effects. What is Chloroquine Phosphate? - GoodRx
     
  6. zakazany Moderator

    This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Before Using - Mayo Clinic Treating Lupus with Anti-Malarial Drugs Johns Hopkins. Plaquenil Oral Interactions with Other Medication
     
  7. deton XenForo Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine Side Effects, Dosage, Uses, and More Typical starting dose is 800 mg. This is followed by 400 mg three times 6 hours after the first dose, 24 hours after the first dose, and 48 hours after the first dose.

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