Hydroxychloroquine sickle cell dose

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    Hydroxychloroquine sickle cell dose


    It does not work against certain types of malaria (chloroquine-resistant). The United States Center for Disease Control provides updated guidelines and travel recommendations for the prevention and treatment of malaria in different parts of the world.

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    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. I have taken Plaquinel/hydroxychloroquine at a low dose as maintenance for my SLE for over 20 years. No side effects. No problems. Until I went on Medicare and they don't want to pay for it. They want me to try cheaper alternatives before they will pay for hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxyurea, a myelosuppressive agent, is the only effective drug proven to reduce the frequency of painful episodes. It raises the level of HbF and the haemoglobin level. It usually decreases the rate of painful episodes by 50 %. It was first tested in sickle cell disease in 1984.

    This medication is also used, usually with other medications, to treat certain auto-immune diseases (lupus, rheumatoid arthritis) when other medications have not worked or cannot be used. Discuss the most recent information with your doctor before traveling to areas where malaria occurs.

    Hydroxychloroquine sickle cell dose

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  7. Rheumatoid Arthritis. The action of hydroxychloroquine is cumulative and may require weeks to months to achieve the maximum therapeutic effect see CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY. Initial adult dosage 400 mg to 600 mg 310 to 465 mg base daily, administered as a single daily dose or in two divided doses. In a small percentage of patients, side effects may require temporary reduction of the initial.

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    Hydroxychloroquine will be started at a dose of 200mg an up-titrated after the first week to a maximum daily dose of 400mg. Patients weighing 50kg, or those patients with an eGFR of 30-50mL/min, will receive a reduced dose of 200mg daily. Give 1 dose of PPSV23 to all adults 65 years or older at least 1 year after any prior PCV13 dose and at least 5 years after any prior PPSV23 dose. Adults who received one or two doses of PPSV23 before age 65 should receive one final dose of the vaccine at age 65 or older. Original Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis with Methotrexate Alone, Sulfasalazine and Hydroxychloroquine, or a Combination of All Three Medications

     
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