Plaquenil doses lupus

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    Plaquenil doses lupus


    It's used to treat and prevent malaria infection, and to reduce symptoms and progression of autoimmune diseases such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and others. Malaria is spread by mosquitoes, which transmit the parasites that cause the infection, usually in tropical and subtropical parts of the world.

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    The pediatric weekly suppressive dosage is 5 mg/kg of body weight. The adult dose of Plaquenil to treat an acute attack of malaria is an initial dose of 800 mg followed by 400 mg in six to eight hours and 400 mg for two more days. To treat lupus erythematosus, the average adult dose is 400 mg once or twice daily. Hi there, been on plaquenil for many years. Now I have recently gained some weight so my rheumatologist increased my dosage with the new guidelines. She told me to split the pill in half. I did. 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.

    For example, it may be combined with an antibiotic to treat chronic Q-fever, which humans usually catch from farm animals or raw milk. Plaquenil is used to treat other types of infections too.

    Plaquenil doses lupus

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  4. 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.

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    Hello, I was recently told by my internal medicine doctor, after years of cataloging symptoms, that she was going to begin treating me for Lupus. She started me on the generic version of Plaquenil at 200 mg. I have had a really hard time on this medicine. I have had extreme nausea, diarrhea, stomach cramps, and intense vertigo. I began taking it on Thanksgiving day and still experience these. The recommended adult dosage for a person with lupus is 200 to 400 mg daily. It can be taken in two doses or at one time. Doses above 400 mg/day are not recommended. It is possible to overdose on Plaquenil as it is rapidly and completely ignored upon ingestion. Toxic symptoms may occur within 30 minutes. Symptoms of overdose include headache. Detailed Hydroxychloroquine dosage information for adults and children. Includes dosages for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Malaria Prophylaxis and more; plus renal, liver and dialysis adjustments.

     
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    Plaquenil, hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), is an anti-malarial medication that has been proven to be useful in the treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and other inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. Hydroxychloroquine toxicity - EyeWiki Lupus Medicines Hydroxychloroquine - Brigham and Women's. Conditions Plaquenil-related Eye Problems Eugene Eye Care
     
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    Hydroxychloroquine and skin darkening Hi All. - LUPUS UK One of the potential long-term side-effects of using anti-malarial medications such as hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, chloroquine, and quinacrine is the development of dark-colored patches on the skin. They often appear brown, black, or black and blue and tend to develop on the legs, especially around the shins.

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    Dong Quai for Weight Loss Healthfully Dong quai has been used for centuries as a spice and medicine in traditional Asian cultures. It’s sometimes called the “female ginseng” due to its reported benefits in treating menstrual and menopausal symptoms.

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