Glioblastoma chloroquine

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    Glioblastoma chloroquine


    Chloroquine has been extensively used in mass drug administrations, which may have contributed to the emergence and spread of resistance. It is recommended to check if chloroquine is still effective in the region prior to using it.

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    Before the administration of chloroquine, the patient had only a mild skin erythema in the irradiated area, which was consistent with the radiotherapy dose she had received. On day 3 of chloroquine therapy, she developed localized brisk bullous eruptions in the irradiated area, which developed into a patch of fulminant moist desquamation. Rheumatoid Arthritis What Is Chloroquine Aralen? Chloroquine is the generic form of the brand-name prescription medicine Aralen, which is used to prevent and treat malaria — a mosquito-borne. Chloroquine has long been used in the treatment or prevention of malaria from Plasmodium vivax, P. ovale, and P. malariae, excluding the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum, for it started to develop widespread resistance to it.

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend against treatment of malaria with chloroquine alone due to more effective combinations. In areas where resistance is present, other antimalarials, such as mefloquine or atovaquone, may be used instead.

    Glioblastoma chloroquine

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  4. There is a growing evidence that antimalarial chloroquine could be re-purposed for cancer treatment. A dozen of clinical trials have been initiated within the past 10 years to test the potential of chloroquine as an adjuvant treatment for therapy–refractory cancers including glioblastoma, one of the most aggressive human cancers.

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    Researchers have observed that chloroquine can make it more difficult for some cells to develop genetic mutations and have hypothesized that chloroquine might prevent glioblastoma cells from developing the mutations that cause them to become resistant to standard treatment. Early studies done in rats support this hypothesis. Treatment of GBM xenografts in vivo with chloroquine CQ, an antimalarial agent, has been shown to reduce the hypoxic fraction and sensitizes tumors to radiation. Epidermal growth factor receptor EGFR amplification or mutation is regularly observed GBM and is thought to be a major contributor to radioresistance. The drug is known as chloroquine, and although traditionally an off-label malaria drug, its recent success in stabilizing brain tumors suggests it may have a future in oncology. The patient, Lisa Rosendahl, was given only 12 months to live after her brain tumor proved unresponsive to all known treatments.

     
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    High liver enzymes can be a result of lupus, and my rheumatologist said some of this is not uncommon in lupus patients. Plaquenil and Enbrel - Arthritis - Inspire Hydroxychloroquine - Wikipedia Plaquenil and elevated liver enzymes? - Sjogren's World
     
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    ACR Actual-weight hydroxychloroquine dosing works in SLE. SAN FRANCISCO – Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil dosing based on actual body weight – instead of ideal weight – is appropriate for patients with systemic lupus erythematosus SLE, according to a review of 686 lupus patients at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Most were dosed by actual weight, 6.5 mg/kg up to a maximum of 400 mg/day.

    Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Proper Use - Mayo Clinic