Hydroxychloroquine lupus nephritis

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    Hydroxychloroquine lupus nephritis


    -Suppressive therapy should continue for 8 weeks after leaving the endemic area. -Each dose should be taken with a meal or a glass of milk.

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    Unless contraindicated, hydroxychloroquine should be used as adjunctive therapy in lupus nephritis because of the potential for reduction in rates of disease flare; damage accrual.including. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, chloroquine Aralen, and quinacrine Atabrine are medications that were originally used to prevent or treat malaria. However, during World War II it was also found that these medications were effective in treating the symptoms of lupus. 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.

    -Concomitant therapy with an 8-aminoquinoline drug is necessary for the radical cure of vivax and malariae malaria. Use: Malaria prophylaxis Acute attack: 800 mg (620 mg base) orally followed in 6 to 8 hours by 400 mg (310 mg base), then 400 mg (310 mg base) once a day for 2 consecutive days; alternatively, a single dose of 800 mg (620 mg base) has also been effective Alternate dosing based on body weight: A total dose representing 25 mg/kg is administered in 3 days, as follows: First dose: 10 mg base/kg (not to exceed 620 mg base) orally Second dose: 5 mg base/kg (not to exceed 310 mg base) orally 6 hours after first dose Third dose: 5 mg base/kg orally 18 hours after second dose Fourth dose: 5 mg base/kg orally 24 hours after third dose Comments: -Each dose should be taken with a meal or a glass of milk.

    Hydroxychloroquine lupus nephritis

    Protective Effect of Hydroxychloroquine on Renal Damage in., Treating Lupus with Anti-Malarial Drugs Johns Hopkins.

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    Apr 14, 2007 Hydroxychloroquine use predicts complete renal remission within 12 months among patients treated with mycophenolate mofetil therapy for membranous lupus nephritis. Lupus nephritis is a type of kidney disease caused by systemic lupus erythematosus SLE or lupus. Lupus is an autoimmune disease—a disorder in which the body’s immune system attacks the body’s own cells and organs. Kidney disease caused by lupus may get worse over time and lead to kidney failure. 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 at treating autoimmune diseases.

     
  6. matt.uza Guest

    Treatments for rheumatoid arthritis can help reduce inflammation in the joints, relieve pain, prevent or slow down joint damage, reduce disability and enable you to be as active as possible. Rheumatoid arthritis - Treatment - NHS Sjögren's syndrome - Treatment - NHS Eye screening for patients taking hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil®
     
  7. artyes XenForo Moderator

    Top Ten Drugs That Cause Kidney Damage The list of individual drugs that cause kidney damage is so long that it's hard to decide on the top ten. So I've chosen to list them by type of drug antibiotic, analgesic, etc.

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  8. Vinyl2008 New Member

    Effects of methotrexate and hydroxychloroquine combination. The effects of methotrexate and hydroxychloroquine combination therapy vs methotrexate monotherapy in early rheumatoid arthritis patients Lisa Schapink. Sint Maartenskliniek and Radboudumc, MTX–HCQ combination therapy—together with a DAS28-based treat-to-target treatment strategy—has been part of the early RA treatment protocol.

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