Hydroxychloroquine indications

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    Hydroxychloroquine indications


    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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    INDICATIONS AND CLINICAL USE PLAQUENIL hydroxychloroquine sulfate tablets is indicated for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, and discoid and systemic lupus erythematosus, in patients who have not responded satisfactorily to drugs with less potential for serious side effects. Incidence not known. Blistering, peeling, loosening of the skin. blurred vision or other vision changes. chest discomfort, pain, or tightness. cough or hoarseness. dark urine. decreased urination. Hydroxychloroquine is used widely for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus SLE, rheumatoid arthritis, and related inflammatory and dermatologic conditions. It is now being considered for new applications in diabetes mellitus, heart disease, and adjunct cancer therapy.

    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.

    Hydroxychloroquine indications

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  5. Research into the wide-ranging effects of hydroxychloroquine has revealed many important benefits in the treatment of lupus; it must be noted that these benefits may be less effective in people who smoke Arthritis Care & Research 2010; 3–400. Benefits include Decrease in the number of disease flares.

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    Hydroxychloroquine is usually taken with food or milk to prevent stomach upset. The dosage and length of treatment are based on your medical condition and response to therapy. In children, dosage is also based on weight. Hydroxychloroquine levels can be measured in the blood. This can potentially be used for monitoring the patient's adherence to treatment and where the response has been inadequate. No standardised effective reference level has been validated. Retinal abnormalities or new vision problems including the inability to distinguish between colors can indicate toxicity and should be discussed immediately with the consulting ophthalmologist. Hydroxychloroquine use in children younger than 7 may be limited by the difficulty in obtaining satisfactory evaluation of color vision in this age group.

     
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    Medical dictionaries define “flare” as a sudden exacerbation of a disease. Sjogren's Syndrome What you need to know - Kaleidoscope Fighting Lupus Symptoms of Sjogren's Syndrome - 10FAQ Sjogren’s Syndrome What You Need to Know Lupus Foundation.
     
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    Hydroxychloroquine Side-effects, uses, time to work Hydroxychloroquine is often taken in combination with other drugs such as methotrexate. Are there any reasons I won't be prescribed hydroxychloroquine? Before starting on hydroxychloroquine your doctor may take a blood test to check that your liver and kidneys are working normally, but you won't need any regular blood tests during the treatment.

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  8. PDF Chloroquine Modes of action of an undervalued drug Chloroquine Modes of action of an undervalued drug. For more than two decades, chloroquine CQ was largely and deliberate used as first choice drug for malaria treatment. However, worldwide increasing cases of resistant strains of Plasmodium have hampered its use.

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