Chloroquine toxicity treatment

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  1. Alex11 New Member

    Chloroquine toxicity treatment


    Pattern of Retinopathy: Although the locus of toxic damage is parafoveal in many eyes, Asian patients often show an extramacular pattern of damage. Dose: We recommend a maximum daily HCQ use of 5.0 mg/kg real weight, which correlates better with risk than ideal weight.

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    My question for a person asking if it is safe to take chloroquine would be, how badly were you floxed? As we know FQ’s exhibit cumulative toxicity. From the article I referenced above we know that Chloroquine is a chemical cousin to the FQ’s so it is entirely plausible that Chloroquine would contribute to the cumulative toxicity. Treatment of uncomplicated malaria due to Chloroquine-sensitive Plasmodium species Adults An initial dose of 1 g salt = 600 mg base followed by an additional 500 mg = 300 mg base after six to eight hours and a single dose of 500 mg = 300 mg base on each of two consecutive days. Chloroquine has long been used in the treatment or prevention of malaria from Plasmodium vivax, P. ovale, and P. malariae, excluding the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum, for it started to develop widespread resistance to it.

    Risk of Toxicity: The risk of toxicity is dependent on daily dose and duration of use. There are no similar demographic data for CQ, but dose comparisons in older literature suggest using 2.3 mg/kg real weight.

    Chloroquine toxicity treatment

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  7. Hydroxychloroquine – which has a similar toxicity profile – has largely superseded it for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. In overdose both chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine cause sodium channel blockade with primarily cardiovascular and central nervous system effects, as well as hypokalemia due to intracellular potassium shifts.

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    An overdose of chloroquine can be fatal, especially in children. Chloroquine overdose must be treated quickly. You may be told to induce vomiting right away at home, before transport to an emergency room. Ask the poison control center how to induce vomiting in the case of an overdose. Treatment of acute chloroquine poisoning a 5-year experience. Clemessy JL1, Taboulet P, Hoffman JR, Hantson P, Barriot P, Bismuth C, Baud FJ. Author information 1Réanimation Toxicologique, Hôpital F. Widal and Université de Paris, France. Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine have the same indications and usage, although the dosage regimens are different. Head-to-head comparisons suggest similar responses with equivalent doses, but greater retinal toxicity with chloroquine 2. In dermatology, antimalarial drugs, such as chloroquine, are regarded as appropriate treatments for

     
  8. ZolotoKoff Guest

    Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD). Hydroxychloroquine - Wikipedia Plaquenil Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Side Effects & Dosage for Malaria
     
  9. LeshaM Moderator

    Common and Rare Side Effects for Hydroxychloroquine Oral Find information about common, infrequent and rare side effects of Hydroxychloroquine Oral.

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  10. shniper Well-Known Member

    Medications for Sjogren’s Syndrome NYU Langone Health It’s used in people with Sjogren’s syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus to relieve joint pain, fatigue, and rashes. It may take up to 12 weeks for you to notice the effects of hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine is safe, even for pregnant women with Sjogren’s syndrome.

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