What is hydroxychloroquine 400 mg used for

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  1. nikolaev.g New Member

    What is hydroxychloroquine 400 mg used for


    It is used to prevent and treat acute attacks of malaria. It is also used to treat discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis in patients whose symptoms have not improved with other treatments.

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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. Hydroxychloroquine is a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD approved for adults with RA. It is often given in combination with methotrexate and sulfasalazine a treatment known as triple therapy, to help slow RA disease progression for patients who do not get relief from methotrexate therapy alone. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria. Today, it is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, some symptoms of lupus, childhood arthritis or juvenile idiopathic arthritis and other autoimmune diseases.

    Hydroxychloroquine comes as a tablet to take by mouth. This medication is sometimes prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

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  7. Nov 09, 2018 Hydroxychloroquine is 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.

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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil was originally used to treat malaria and is now used mostly to treat rheumatological and dermatological diseases. Its most frequent use now is for Rheumatoid Arthritis RA and Lupus and is often very effective in mitigating the joint and arthritic symptoms these diseases can cause. Feb 19, 2020 PLAQUENIL hydroxychloroquine sulfate tablets contain 200 mg hydroxychloroquine sulfate, equivalent to 155 mg base, and are for oral administration. Inactive Ingredients Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Magnesium Stearate, Polyethylene glycol 400, Polysorbate 80, Corn Starch, Titanium Dioxide. Sep 01, 2019 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. Hydroxychloroquine sulfate filmcoated tablets cannot be divided, therefore they should not be used to treat patients who weigh less than 31 kg.

     
  8. piranya Guest

    I don't know if anyone can help as this isn't technically lupus related. Plaquenil Side Effects on Your Eyes and Vision Plaquenil What You Need to Know - Kaleidoscope Fighting Lupus Stopping Plaquenil - General Discussion - Life With Lupus
     
  9. Long qt syndrome is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60 old also take medication Quinine, and have Muscle spasms. Chronic hydroxychloroquine use associated with QT. Prolonged QTc Interval and Torsades de Pointes Induced by. QTc Prolongation With Antidepressants and Antipsychotics
     
  10. Stalker100 New Member

    Generic Plaquenil Availability - Generic Plaquenil Availability Plaquenil is a brand name of hydroxychloroquine, approved by the FDA in the following formulations PLAQUENIL hydroxychloroquine sulfate - tablet;oral

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  11. vsefei New Member

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