How much plaquenil should i take

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  1. Arhond User

    How much plaquenil should i take


    Please review the following URL and make sure that it is spelled correctly. 13 mg/kg (10 mg/kg base), not to exceed 800 mg (620 mg base) followed by 6.5 mg/kg (5 mg/kg base), not to exceed 400 mg (310 mg base), at 6 hours, 24 hours and 48 hours after the initial dose.

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    The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is. PLAQUENIL film-coated tablets cannot be divided, therefore they should not be used to treat patients who weigh less than 31 kg. For radical cure of P. vivax and P. malariae infections, concomitant therapy with an 8-aminoquinoline compound is necessary. Several risk factors may increase the likelihood of retinal toxicity from Plaquenil such as, age of greater than 60 years, daily dose more than 6.5 mg/kg; use of the drug more than 5 years, obesity, preexisting retinal disease and, renal or liver failure.

    For radical cure of The recommended adult dosage is 200 to 400 mg (155 to 310 mg base) daily, administered as a single daily dose or in two divided doses. The incidence of retinopathy has been reported to be higher when this maintenance dose is exceeded. PLAQUENIL film-coated tablets cannot be divided, therefore they should not be used to treat patients who weigh less than 31 kg.

    How much plaquenil should i take

    Am I taking the right amount of hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil., Plaquenil Dosage Guide -

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  6. And, you should have regular eye screenings the entire time you take the medication. While eye damage only occurs in about 1 in 5,000 people that take the drug for at least 5 years, it is important to monitor. It is crucial that you do NOT smoke while taking Plaquenil, or other antimalarial medications.

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    Plaquenil and Weight loss - from FDA reports Summary Weight loss is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Enbrel, and have Pain. Should I Take Plaquenil. Im pretty anxious about taking the Plaquenil, and reluctant to start, im petrified of the side effects it may cause. I take Citalopram daily and when I went to see my Doctor she said it can cause Phsycosis in some people. Take Plaquenil for the full prescribed length of time for malaria. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared. When treating lupus or arthritis, tell your doctor if your symptoms do not improve after 6 months of treatment. Before taking this medicine. You should not use Plaquenil if you are allergic to hydroxychloroquine.

     
  7. st-web User

    A variety of pharmacologic agents can cause toxicity to the retina. Common Medications That May Be Toxic to the Retina Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine Toxicity Workup Approach. Chloroquine retinal toxicity The University of Iowa.
     
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    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Tinnitus - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic Long-Term Side Effects of Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Hydroxychloroquine User Reviews for Systemic Lupus.
     
  9. Andrey3000 New Member

    Retinal Physician - Hydroxychloroquine Maculopathy An. The incidence of retinal toxicity is associated with the cumulative dose of the drug, increasing significantly beyond 1,000 g of HCQ. This cumulative dose is created when the common dose of 400 mg/day is used for 6.8 years. Hydroxychloroquine is metabolized and secreted by both the liver and the kidneys.

    Despite Plaquenil dosing recommendations, retinal toxicity.