Adverse effect of hydroxychloroquine

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    Adverse effect of hydroxychloroquine


    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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    I was referred to a Rheumy who put me on daily dose of 200 mg of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. I don’t have any side effects such as rash, blisters, etc. 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 lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and others. Malaria is spread by mosquitoes. 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. Common side effects include vomiting, headache, changes in vision and muscle weakness. Severe side effects may include allergic reactions.

    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.

    Adverse effect of hydroxychloroquine

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  4. Aug 14, 2017 Long-Term Side Effects of Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Plaquenil is the brand name of hydroxychloroquine, a drug used to prevent or treat malaria. Plaquenil is also used for long-term treatment of autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis RA and systemic lupus erythmatosis.

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    Some side effects of hydroxychloroquine may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Side Effects. Nausea, stomach cramps, loss of appetite, diarrhea, dizziness, or headache may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly. Hydroxychloroquine, like chloroquine, is a weak base and may exert its effect by concentrating in the acid vesicles of the parasite and by inhibiting polymerization of heme. It can also inhibit certain enzymes by its interaction with DNA.

     
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    Chloroquine is the generic form of the brand-name prescription medicine Aralen, which is used to prevent and treat malaria — a mosquito-borne disease caused by a parasite — and to treat amebiasis, an infection of the intestines caused by a parasite. Chloroquine Dosage Guide with Precautions - WHO Model Prescribing Information Drugs Used in Parasitic. CHLOROQUINE Drug BNFc content published by NICE
     
  6. Myt Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Hydroxychloroquine vs Plaquenil Comparison - Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Side effects, Images, Uses. Rheumatoid Arthritis Medications DMARDS, NSAIDs and More
     
  7. TatjanaVG XenForo Moderator

    Plaquenil and eye exams" Lupus Community - Support Group Both my rheumatologist and opthamologist recommended exams every 6mo for the first year I was on plaquenil. Now I just go yearly to have my eyes checked. Also, my rhuemy said any time he makes an adjustment to my plaquenil that I'll need an eye exam within 6mo just to make sure nothing has changed. Good luck!

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