Plaquenil 200 mg wikipedia

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    Plaquenil 200 mg wikipedia


    Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

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    Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of drugs called antimalarials. It is used to prevent and treat acute attacks of malaria. It is also used to treat discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis in patients whose symptoms have not improved with other treatments. The recommended adult dose for rheumatoid arthritis is 400-600 mg daily for 4-12 weeks followed by 200-400 mg daily. Systemic lupus erythematosus is treated with 400 mg once or twice daily for several weeks then 200-400 mg daily. Hydroxychloroquine should be taken with food or milk in order to reduce stomach upset. Hydroxychloroquine generally is given to adults in doses of 200 mg or 400 mg per day. In some cases, higher doses can be used. Your doctor may gradually increase or decrease your dosage over time to find the right levels for your specific symptoms and needs while having the least amount of negative side effects.

    Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. Hydroxychloroquine is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus.

    Plaquenil 200 mg wikipedia

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  5. The majority of cases of retinotoxicity have occurred in patients that have had a cumulative dose exceeding 1000g of hydroxychloriquine Plaquenil. This level is reached in about 7 years with the most common daily dose of Plaquenil, 400 mg/day 200 bid.

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    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. 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. Following a single 200 mg oral dose of PLAQUENIL to healthy males, the mean peak blood concentration of hydroxychloroquine was 129.6 ng/mL, reached in 3.26 hours with a half-life of 537 hours 22.4 days. 50.3 ng/mL reached in 3.74 hours with a half-life of 2963 hours 123.5 days. The usual starting dose of Plaquenil is 200 mg twice a day or 400 mg once a day, administered orally, in people weighing 80 kg or more.   The usual dosage works for most people who take Plaquenil, but it is possible to increase or decrease the dose based on individual needs. It's important to watch for possible side effects and toxicity.

     
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    , the deadliest form of the malaria parasite, is responsible for the vast majority of the mortality and morbidity associated with malaria infection. CDC - Malaria - Malaria Worldwide - How Can Malaria Cases. Chloroquine-Resistant Malaria The Journal of Infectious Diseases. Chloroquine Resistance in Plasmodium falciparum Malaria Parasites.
     
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    Hydroxychloroquine Dosage Guide with Precautions - Nov 25, 2019 Usual Adult Dose for Rheumatoid Arthritis. -Initial dose 400 to 600 mg 310 to 465 mg base orally once a day to optimum response usually 4 to 12 weeks -Maintenance dose 200 to 400 mg 155 to 310 mg base orally once a day Dose adjustment The dose may need to be reduced temporarily if adverse side effects occur;

    Let me tell you what weaning down from Plaquenil is like.
     
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    Can plaquinel cause neuropathy? - You might want to click on the Drugs A to Z tab at the top of this page. You can find out lots of information on peripheral neuropathy. I read some of it and I had two bouts of pancreatitis and one of the comments was that Zalcitabine can cause severe peripheral neuropathy and can also cause pancreatitis.

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