Plaquenil dosing ideal body weight

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  1. Olegaarh New Member

    Plaquenil dosing ideal body weight


    If a patient is overweight, one should use the ideal body weight to assess whether the doaily dose is in the toxic range (/= 6.5 mg/kg/day). This graph shows various formulas that have been proposed for deriving ideal body weight for women, because virtually all cases of hydroxychloroquine toxicity have been female.

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    Weight based dosage in adults and pediatric patients 13 mg/kg 10 mg/kg base, not to exceed 800 mg 620 mg base followed by 6.5 mg/kg 5 mg/kg base, not to exceed 400 mg 310 mg base, at 6 hours, 24 hours and 48 hours after the initial dose. PLAQUENIL film-coated tablets cannot be divided, therefore they should not be used to treat patients who weigh less than 31 kg. Child dosage ages 0–17 years Acute attack Dosage is based on body weight. The typical starting dose is 13 mg/kg maximum dose 800 mg. The maximum dose of Plaquenil is 6.5 mg/kg of ideal body weight per day, regardless of whether a person is overweight, underweight, or normal weight. One kilogram kg equals 2.2 pounds. Women with lupus who are OVER their ideal body weight should go by these dosing rules 5’ 7” or higher - up to 400 mg Plaquenil daily; 5’ 1/2” to 5.

    For this dosage, any woman with an ideal body weight less than 135 pounds would be in the toxic dose range. The usual hydroxychloroquine dose that is prescribed is 400 mg/day.

    Plaquenil dosing ideal body weight

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  5. SAN FRANCISCO – Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil dosing based on actual body weight – instead of ideal weight – is appropriate for patients with systemic lupus erythematosus SLE, according to a review of 686 lupus patients at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Most were dosed by actual weight, 6.5 mg/kg up to a maximum of 400 mg/day.

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    A daily dose of 6.5mg/kg ideal body weight places patients at higher risk, but a daily dose below this level did not preclude the patient from developing toxicity after many years of treatment. A cumulative dose of 1000g of hydroxychloroquine or 460g of chloroquine was likely the largest risk factor, which was typically achieved after 5-7. The American Academy of Ophthalmology AAO currently defines an overdose of hydroxychloroquine as more than 5.0 milligrams mg per kilogram kg of body weight 1 kg equals 2.2 pounds or more than 400 mg a day. This is represented by the yellow line in the above graph. Since the ideal weight is independent of her true weight the yellow line is perfectly horizontal. By this standard, a 5’4" woman’s ideal plaquenil dose is always 356 mg/day or less. Comparing the yellow line ideal weight to the other two lines.

     
  6. fareigner Well-Known Member

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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil 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.

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