Hydroxychloroquine and sle

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    Hydroxychloroquine and sle


    It may have both an anti-spirochaete activity and an anti-inflammatory activity, similar to the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. And caution is required if patients have certain heart conditions, diabetes, psoriasis etc.

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    Hydroxychloroquine, an antimalarial drug, is traditionally used in the treatment of SLE. Its effectiveness in treating APS has been previously questioned. In vitro and in vivo studies showed a beneficial effect of hydroxychloroquine on thrombosis 121–124. Women with rheumatic diseases, including inflammatory arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus SLE, fare better in pregnancy when their disease is under good control1,2. The role of hydroxychloroquine HCQ for achieving this control is now recognized. Several studies demonstrate that patients with SLE who continue HCQ during pregnancy have decreased flares and improved pregnancy outcomes. Systemic lupus erythematosus SLE, is the most common type of lupus. SLE is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks its own tissues, causing widespread inflammation and tissue damage in the affected organs. It can affect the joints, skin, brain, lungs, kidneys, and blood vessels.

    The most serious adverse effects affect the eye, with dose-related retinopathy as a concern even after hydroxychloroquine use is discontinued. The most common adverse effects are a mild nausea and occasional stomach cramps with mild diarrhea.

    Hydroxychloroquine and sle

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  4. The researchers suggest that Plaquenil, “ should be considered as a therapeutic option in all patients with SLE and should be administered using established guidelines so that the proper dose is prescribed not exceeding 6.5 mg/kg of ideal body weight and adequate ophthalmological monitoring is performed.”

    • Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine for Lupus - LupusCorner.
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus SLE CDC.
    • Hydroxychloroquine - Wikipedia.

    Hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine are medications traditionally prescribed to prevent or treat malaria infections. In certain countries and parts of the world where malaria is still present, a person can easily catch malaria from a seemingly insignificant mosquito bite. Malaria. PLAQUENIL is indicated for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria due to P. falciparum, P. malariae, P. ovale, and P. vivax. PLAQUENIL is indicated for the prophylaxis of malaria in geographic areas where chloroquine resistance is not reported. 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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    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Plaquenil - FDA prescribing information, side effects and uses Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage. Plaquenil Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures, Warnings.
     
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    Our free Discount Rx savings card can help you and your family save money on your prescriptions. Taking Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions - Drugs. Plaquenil – RheumInfo
     
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