Hydroxychloroquine indications and contraindications

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  1. xrumafiaa Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine indications and contraindications


    It's used to treat and prevent malaria infection, and to reduce symptoms and progression of autoimmune diseases such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and others. Malaria is spread by mosquitoes, which transmit the parasites that cause the infection, usually in tropical and subtropical parts of the world.

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    Hydroxychloroquine is a quinoline medicine used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil® is a 4-amino-quinoline antimalarial medication that is widely used to treat systemic lupus erythematosus SLE, rheumatoid arthritis, and related inflammatory and dermatological conditions. It is a hydroxylated version of chloroquine, with a similar mechanism of action. However, following an identical dose of hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, tissue levels of chloroquine are 2.5 times those of hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to 4-aminoquinoline compounds. Asian patients, ocular disease, visual disturbance Severe and irreversible retinal damage has been reported with the use of hydroxychloroquine.

    For example, it may be combined with an antibiotic to treat chronic Q-fever, which humans usually catch from farm animals or raw milk. Plaquenil is used to treat other types of infections too.

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  5. Hydroxychloroquine can lower the seizure threshold; therefore, the activity of antiepileptic drugs may be impaired with concomitant use. Perphenazine Minor Use perphenazine and hydroxychloroquine together with caution. Hydroxychloroquine increases the QT interval and should not be administered with other drugs known to prolong the QT interval.

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    Does Plaquenil Interact with other Medications? Severe Interactions. These medications are not usually taken together. Consult your healthcare professional e.g. doctor or pharmacist for more in. Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. It's used to treat and prevent malaria infection, and to reduce symptoms and progression of autoimmune diseases such as. Hydroxychloroquine may enhance the effect of hypoglycaemic agents. May increase plasma digoxin level. Increased risk of Torsades de pointes w/ QTc-prolonging agents e.g. disopyramide, quinidine, amiodarone, sotalol, cisapride. Increased risk of convulsion w/ mefloquine. Antacids may interfere w/ hydroxychloroquine absorption. Mechanism of Action

     
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    Hydroxychloroquine is used to prevent or treat malaria infections caused by mosquito bites. Hydroxychloroquine Reviews Everyday Health Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage, Side Effects. Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage & Side Effects -
     
  7. LadyX XenForo Moderator

    I have been on Plaquenil (well the generic form-- hydroxychloroquine) since October, and for the past about 2 weeks, I have been SEVERELY itchy. Itching and chloroquine - Doctor answers on HealthcareMagic Ask the Expert Plaquenil and Sjögren’s Chloroquine-induced Pruritus
     
  8. ikoles New Member

    The antimalarial drugs quinine, chloroquine and mefloquine. For chloroquine and mefloquine these concentrations are close to the IC 50 concentrations at both 5-HT 3 and nACh receptors. In summary, we have used a combination of electrophysiology, ligand binding, homology modelling and simulated docking to define the mechanisms by which quinine, chloroquine and mefloquine inhibit the 5-HT 3 receptor response.

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  9. Sk1pp Well-Known Member

    Will you have Alcohol interaction with Plaquenil - eHealthMe Alcohol interaction is reported only by a few people who take Plaquenil. We study 48,911 people who have side effects while taking Plaquenil from Food and Drug Administration FDA. Among them, 3 have Alcohol interaction. Find out below who they are, when they have Alcohol interaction and more.

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