Plaquenil use in patients

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    Plaquenil use in patients


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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. SIDE EFFECTS. The following adverse reactions have been identified during post-approval use of PLAQUENIL or other 4-aminoqunoline compounds. Because these reactions are reported voluntarily from a population of uncertain size, it is not always possible to reliably estimate their frequency or establish a causal relationship to drug exposure. The findings were suspicious for retinal toxicity, and the patient did reveal a history of Plaquenil use starting at age 30 and lasting for 15 years. She also recalled being asked to discontinue the medication due to an unspecified “retinal problem.”

    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 is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine.

    Plaquenil use in patients

    The Risk of Retinal Toxicity with Plaquenil, Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses

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  3. These medications may also prevent lupus from spreading to certain organs, such as the kidney and central nervous system your brain and spinal cord and may help to reduce flares by as much as 50%. Plaquenil and other anti-malarials are the key to controlling lupus long term, and some lupus patients may be on Plaquenil for the rest of their lives.

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    Worsening of psoriasis and porphyria Use of Plaquenil in patients with psoriasis may precipitate a severe attack of psoriasis. When used in patients with porphyria the condition may be exacerbated. The preparation should not be used in these conditions unless in the judgment of the physician the benefit to the patient outweighs the possible. Use of PLAQUENIL in patients with psoriasis may precipitate a severe attack of psoriasis. When used in patients with porphyria the condition may be exacerbated. The preparation should not be used in these conditions unless in the judgment of the physician the benefit to the patient outweighs the possible hazard. Proximal Myopathy and Neuropathy Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Plaquenil is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia.

     
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    Hydroxychloroquine sulfate, USP is a colorless crystalline solid, soluble in water to at least 20 percent; chemically the drug is 2-4-[(7-Chloro-4-quinolyl) amino]pentyl] ethylamino] ethanol sulfate (1:1). PLAQUENIL HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE SULFATE TABLETS, USP DESCRIPTION Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage, Side Effects. Plaquenil, Plaquenil Sulfate, Quineprox hydroxychloroquine.
     
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    Published Reports of Delayed Hemolytic Anemia After Treatment. Jan 11, 2013 Published Reports of Delayed Hemolytic Anemia After Treatment with Artesunate for Severe Malaria — Worldwide, 2010–2012. Artesunate has been recommended by the World Health Organization WHO as the first-line treatment for severe malaria since 2010.

    Side Effects of Chloroquine and Primaquine and Symptom.