Plaquenil warnings

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  1. Vonsark Moderator

    Plaquenil warnings


    Hydroxychloroquine is available as the brand-name drug Plaquenil. Generic drugs usually cost less than the brand-name version. Hydroxychloroquine may be used as part of a combination therapy.

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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria. Plaquenil has been shown to cause severe hypoglycemia including loss of consciousness that could be life threatening in patients treated with or without antidiabetic medications. — Patients treated with Plaquenil should be warned about the risk of hypoglycemia and the associated clinical signs and symptoms. The Related Drug Information Index provides comprehensive access to all drug information related to a specific drug Types of content include full prescribing information, drug summaries, Full Prescribing Information Continuing Medication Education Full PI CME, Medication Guides, Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies REMS Summaries, REMS Continuing Medication Education REMS CME, and.

    Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. It isn’t fully understood how this drug works to treat lupus erythematosus or rheumatoid arthritis. That means you may need to take it with other drugs. It treats malaria by killing the parasites that cause the disease.

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    Doctors should be completely familiar with the medication label before prescribing Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine. This is a black box warning. The FDA requires this warning when there is a significant risk of serious or life-threatening effects that anyone taking the drug should consider. Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor. For treatment of lupus Adults—200 to 400 milligrams mg taken as a single dose or in two divided doses once a day. However, dose is usually not more than 400 mg once a day. Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor. Tell your doctor if any of the following side effects, as they may be indications of a more serious reaction Headache. Loss of appetite. Dizziness. Nausea. Diarrhea, vomiting, or stomach pain. Skin rash.

     
  8. Jetkins Well-Known Member

    Acquiring HCQ is easier than CQ in some areas, so I have done some research to find some literature on HCQ. Stopping Plaquenil - General Discussion - Life With Lupus Plaquenil - Does Plaquenil actually work for you? autoimmunity
     
  9. big_beat Guest

    Background: The American Academy of Ophthalmology recommendations on screening for chloroquine (CQ) and hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) retinopathy are revised in light of new information about the prevalence of toxicity, risk factors, fundus distribution, and effectiveness of screening tools. Hydroxychloroquine retinopathy — implications of research. Eye screening for patients taking hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil® Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine Toxicity Treatment.
     
  10. tano Moderator

    Lupus Medicines Hydroxychloroquine - Brigham and Women's Hospital How do you take Plaquenil? You take Plaquenil as a pill 1 or 2 times a day. Take the pills with food or milk. Your body weight will tell your doctor what dose is safe for you. What to do if you forget to take your Plaquenil. If you miss a dose of Plaquenil, do not make it up or double your next dose. Wait until the next scheduled time, and take.

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  11. patan Moderator

    PLAQUENIL Dosage & Rx Info Uses, Side Effects Give with food or milk. Give in 1–2 divided doses. Initially 400–600mg daily. May reduce by 50% to maintenance dose of 200–400mg daily.

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