Chloroquine poisoning

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    Chloroquine poisoning


    One such commonly used medication for dermatologic and rheumatologic inflammatory conditions is hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil), a chloroquine derivative. It is used to treat many diseases including malaria, rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus.

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    Aug 25, 2019 Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine have a similar dose related risk assessment. 10mg / kg is potentially toxic. Increasing mortality is expected at doses 30mg / kg. 5 grams in adults is fatal without intervention. Children Ingestion of just one tablet can be fatal in the under 6 year. Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine belong to the quinolone family. They are related drugs with similar clinical indications for use and similar manifestations of retinal toxicity, although their therapeutic and toxic doses differ. Chloroquine phosphate tablets should not be used in these conditions unless the benefit to the patient outweighs the potential risks. Usage in Pregnancy Usage of Chloroquine during pregnancy should be avoided except in the prophylaxis or treatment of malaria when the benefit outweighs the potential risk to the fetus.

    It is imperative that patients and physicians are aware of and watch for this drug’s ocular side effects. Retinal toxicity from hydroxychloroquine is rare, but even if the medication is discontinued, vision loss may be irreversible and may continue to progress.

    Chloroquine poisoning

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  5. This article is from June 2011 and may contain outdated material. Download PDF. Many systemic medications may cause retinal toxicity. One such commonly used medication for dermatologic and rheumatologic inflammatory conditions is hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, a chloroquine derivative.

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    Hours ago The Lagos State government on Friday disclosed that following the announcement by President Donald Trump on Thursday that chloroquine can cure coronavirus, hospitals in the state has received patients suffering from chloroquine poisoning. The Lagos State government, through the Senior Special Assistant SSA on Health, Dr. Oreoluwa Finnih was quoted by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr Gboyega Akosile, as saying that some hospitals in the state are now treating patients who took too many quantities of chloroquine, leading to poisoning. Retinal toxicity from chloroquine CQ and its analogue, hydroxychloroquine HCQ, has been recognized for many years. Chloroquine toxicity remains a problem in many parts of the world, but is seen less frequently in the United States where the drug largely has been replaced by HCQ.

     
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    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Compare Plaquenil vs Chloroquine - Hydroxychloroquine-related retinal toxicity Rheumatology Oxford. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage.
     
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    Atovaquone/Proguanil (Malarone) Adults: 1 adult tablet daily. Chloroquine Confirmed Effective as Coronavirus Cure. Treating Lupus with Anti-Malarial Drugs Johns Hopkins Lupus. Medicines for the Prevention of Malaria While Traveling.
     
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    Hydroxychloroquine - Wikipedia Hydroxychloroquine HCQ, sold under the brand name Plaquenil among others, is a medication used for the prevention and treatment of certain types of malaria. Specifically it is used for chloroquine-sensitive malaria. Other uses include treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and porphyria cutanea tarda. It is taken by mouth.

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