Plaquenil risks

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  1. Persikkk New Member

    Plaquenil risks


    Please review the following URL and make sure that it is spelled correctly. Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine.

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    Plaquenil can cause serious side effects when used in high doses for chronic diseases such as RA over the long term. The New Zealand Dermatological Society recommends that to decrease the risk of retina damage, no more than 200mg of Plaquenil should be taken a day, and a dose of 400mg per day should be taken no longer than a few weeks. Plaquenil; Descriptions. Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat malaria. It is also used to prevent malaria infection in areas or regions where it is known that other medicines eg, chloroquine may not work. The risk may be much higher because retinopathy can be detected earlier when using more sensitive screening techniques. OBJECTIVES To reassess the prevalence of and risk factors for hydroxychloroquine retinal toxicity and to determine dosage levels that facilitate safe use of the drug.

    Malaria is spread by mosquitoes, which transmit the parasites that cause the infection, usually in tropical and subtropical parts of the world. 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.

    Plaquenil risks

    PLAQUENIL HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE SULFATE TABLETS, USP DESCRIPTION, Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Description and Brand Names.

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  6. Plaquenil. Uses. Hydroxychloroquine is used to prevent or treat malaria infections caused by mosquito bites. It does not work against certain types of. Side Effects. Precautions. Interactions.

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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is the most commonly prescribed because it is generally believed to cause fewer side effects; chloroquine Aralen has a reputation for more serious side effects, but it may be prescribed in situations where hydroxychloroquine cannot be used. Several risk factors may increase the likelihood of retinal toxicity from Plaquenil such as, age of greater than 60 years, daily dose more than 6.5 mg/kg; use of the drug more than 5 years, obesity, preexisting retinal disease and, renal or liver failure. Plaquenil side effects. Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction to Plaquenil hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Taking Plaquenil long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye.

     
  7. Snovidenie Well-Known Member

    In some cases, they may not be available in every strength or form as the brand-name drug. Treating Lupus with Anti-Malarial Drugs Johns Hopkins Lupus. Lupus Patients on Hydroxychloroquine for Less Than 1 Year at. Hydroxychloroquine - an overview ScienceDirect Topics
     
  8. pavelbos Moderator

    Coming Off Plaquenil questions - Sclero Forums MAIN. I have been on Plaquenil for a long time now and just last summer I found out how sensitive it makes your skin in the sun. I got a horrible rash on my arms and face after just 30 min. in the sun. Anyhow, my doctor told me that this medication causes sun sensitivity, and that was the cause for my rash.

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