Doses of hydroxychloroquine

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  1. ArtfulReaper Guest

    Doses of 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, which transmit the parasites that cause the infection, usually in tropical and subtropical parts of the world.

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    What is the dosage for hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil? The usual adult dose for treating malaria is 800 mg initially, followed by 400 mg 6-8 hours later and then 400 mg at 24 hours and 48 hours. The dose for malaria prevention is 400 mg every week starting 1 or 2 weeks before exposure and for 4 weeks after leaving the high risk area. Feb 19, 2020 Rheumatoid Arthritis. The action of hydroxychloroquine is cumulative and may require weeks to months to achieve the maximum therapeutic effect see CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY. Initial adult dosage 400 mg to 600 mg 310 to 465 mg base daily, administered as a single daily dose or in two divided doses. Mar 17, 2019 Hydroxychloroquine is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. Important information. Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye.

    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.

    Doses of hydroxychloroquine

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  6. 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.

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    To treat malaria Hydroxychloroquine is usually given for 3 days, starting with one high dose followed by a smaller dose during the next 2 days in a row. Take this medicine for the full prescribed length of time for malaria. Additional doses of 6.5 mg/kg maximum dose 400 mg should be given at the following times 6 hours after the first dose, 24 hours after the first dose, and 48 hours after the first dose. Prevention Dosing. Hydroxychloroquine is generally prescribed at a daily dose of 6.5 milligrams or less per kilogram of body weight. Using this formula, the dosage for a 150-pound person would be 443 mg/day, as one kilogram equals 2.2 pounds. Because HCQ is formulated as a 200 mg tablet, many people taking it for lupus will take two pills per day.

     
  7. osenb XenForo Moderator

    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Common and Rare Side Effects for Plaquenil Oral Hydroxychloroquine Indications, Side Effects, Warnings. Acetaminophen Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term -
     
  8. Indimion Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD). Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine – New Warnings Hydroxychloroquine Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions. Hydroxychloroquine - DrugBank
     
  9. mr.spi4ka Guest

    Plaquenil - Prescription Drug Information, Interactions. Jan 01, 2020 Therefore, Plaquenil should not be administered with other drugs that have the potential to prolong the QT interval see DRUG INTERACTIONS. Worsening of psoriasis and porphyria Use of Plaquenil in patients with psoriasis may precipitate a severe attack of psoriasis.

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