Chloroquine in treatment of hypercalcemia

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    Chloroquine in treatment of hypercalcemia


    For questions concerning RSS credit or the my CME system, please write to mycme [at] ccf [dot] org. Hypercalcemia is a condition in which you have too high a concentration of calcium in your blood.

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    CHLOROQUINE WAS the first antimalarial drug to be used for controlling chronic cutaneous and pulmonary sarcoidosis. 19,20 The only randomized double-blind clinical trial of chloroquine therapy for sarcoidosis was conducted by the British Tuberculosis Association in 1967; it reaffirmed the drug's suppressive effect on sarcoidosis. 21 Chloroquine. Hydroxychloroauine Treatment of Hypercalcemia in a Patient with Sarcoidosis Undergoing Hemodialysis PAUL E. BARRÉ, M. D. MARIELLE GASCON-BARRÉ, Ph. D. JONATHAN L. MEAKINS, M. D. DAVID GOLTZMAN, M. D. Montreal, Quebec, Canada From the Departments of Medicine and Surgery, Royal Victoria Hospital and McGill University, and the Centre de Recherches Cliniques, Centre Hospitalier Saint-Luc and. Hypercalcemia occurs in sarcoidosis in 10 to 30 per cent of the cases 1-3. Its recognition and treatment are important because, if uncontrolled, it may lead to nephrocalcinosis, renal lithiasis, and irreversible renal failure 4, 5.

    It’s also important in blood clotting and bone health. Hypercalcemia makes it hard for the body to carry out its normal functions. Calcium is essential for the normal function of organs, cells, muscles, and nerves.

    Chloroquine in treatment of hypercalcemia

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  5. Some patients are also treated with medications that decrease bone reabsorption, corticosteroids and chloroquine. Bisphosphonates are a group of drugs that are considered drugs of choice for cancer associated hypercalcemia and include pamidronate, ibandronate, etidronate, alendronate and risedronate.

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    Treatment of aggressive keratoacanthomas by radiotherapy. Hydroxy- chloroquine treatment of hypercalcemia in a patient with sarcoidosis undergoing hemodialysis. Although severe hypercalcemia is rare in sarcoidosis 1, 5, patients may present with severe hypercalcemia, associated with renal failure, as was the case in our patients. Treatment of hypercalcemia due to sarcoidosis is beyond the scope of this paper. Sarcoidosis-induced hypercalcemia and hypercalciuria have also been reported to respond to antimalarials,39–41 although in our experience, corticosteroids work more reliably for this problem. Antimalarials are also useful for the treatment of sarcoidosis-related arthritis.42

     
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    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. Bull's-eye maculopathy due to hydroxychloroquine toxicity Protecting your eyesight when taking Plaquenil Lupus Foundation of. Hydroxychloroquine Retinopathy Still Alive and Well - The.
     
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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Side Effects & Dosage for. Rarely, hydroxychloroquine can affect the bone marrow leading to reduced white blood cells leukopenia or platelets thrombocytopenia and abnormal red blood cells. Rare but potentially serious eye toxicity can occur. This toxicity affects a part of the eye called the retina and can lead to color blindness and even loss of vision. An ophthalmologist eye specialist often can detect changes in the retina that suggest toxicity before serious damage occurs.

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    How to Succeed in Plaquenil Screenings The risk of retinal toxicity was initially believed to be less than 1% after long-term or a cumulative dosage of 1,000mg. 3 The toxicity would double by 10 years, resulting in a 20% prevalence after 20 years. 4 However, research now shows toxicity continues even after cessation of the drug. 5 Thus preventing and detecting early effects of.

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