Hydroxychloroquine prescribing information

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  1. Yaman Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine prescribing information


    It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability.

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    Hydroxychloroquine oral tablet is available as a brand-name drug and a generic drug. Brand name Plaquenil. Hydroxychloroquine comes only as a tablet you take by mouth. Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat malaria, lupus erythematosus, and rheumatoid arthritis. Hydroxychloroquine is considered a disease-modifying drug DMD because it can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis and it may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability. It is believed that hydroxychloroquine interferes with communication of cells in the immune system. Infants exposed to hydroxychloroquine during breastfeeding receive only small amounts of the drug in breastmilk. In infants up to at least 1 year of age, careful follow-up found no adverse effects on growth, vision or hearing. International experts indicate that hydroxychloroquine is acceptable during breastfeeding.

    Today, it is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, some symptoms of lupus, childhood arthritis (or juvenile idiopathic arthritis) and other autoimmune diseases. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria.

    Hydroxychloroquine prescribing information

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    Hydroxychloroquine sulfate is indicated for the suppressive treatment and treatment of acute attacks of malaria due to Plasmodium vivax, P. malariae, P. ovale, and susceptible strains of P. falciparum. It is also indicated for the treatment of discoid and systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. Feb 19, 2020 physicians should completely familiarize themselves with the complete contents of this leaflet before prescribing hydroxychloroquine. DESCRIPTION Hydroxychloroquine sulfate is a colorless crystalline solid, soluble in water to at least 20 percent; chemically the drug is 2-4-7-Chloro-4-quinolylaminopentylethylamino ethanol sulfate 11. Hydroxychloroquine, 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. Common side effects include vomiting, headache, changes in vision and muscle weakness. Severe side effects may include allergic reactions. It does not appear to be safe during

     
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  8. the-end3 New Member

    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine/QT Prolonging Agents Interactions Losartan And Hydrochlorothiazide Oral Route Side Effects. Losartan and Plaquenil drug interactions - eHealthMe
     
  9. Valid Moderator

    Plaquenil – RheumInfo Plaquenil. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is a Disease Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drug DMARD that is widely used to reduce inflammation pain and swelling in the treatment of many types of arthritis and lupus. Plaquenil is also known as a treatment for malaria, a blood-borne parasite spread by mosquitoes in many tropical and sub-tropical environments.

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  10. martini Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Success, Reviews and Side Effects Hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial drug used to prevent and treat malaria. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is also a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD used to treat both acute and chronic rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, and discoid lupus erythematosus.

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