Hydroxychloroquine phosphate

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    Hydroxychloroquine phosphate


    Chloroquine has been extensively used in mass drug administrations, which may have contributed to the emergence and spread of resistance. It is recommended to check if chloroquine is still effective in the region prior to using it.

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    Feb 29, 2020 Hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine are medications traditionally prescribed to prevent or treat malaria infections. In certain countries and parts of the world where malaria is still present, a person can easily catch malaria from a seemingly insignificant mosquito bite. Monitoring Hydroxychloroquine is the preferred antimalarial because it is less toxic to the eye. Chloroquine is sometimes tolerated by patients who do not tolerate hydroxychloroquine. Ophthalmologic retinal and visual field testing should be performed at baseline or soon after drug initiation and then at 6 -12 month intervals. Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate and Chloroquine Phosphate are antimalarial drugs found to be useful in the treatment of autoimmune diseases like discoid and systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis and juvenile chronic arthritis, chronic cutaneous vasculitis. These drugs are particularly effective in treating skin and joint symptoms and they have been demonstrated to reduce inflammation and improve muscle or joint pain.

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend against treatment of malaria with chloroquine alone due to more effective combinations. In areas where resistance is present, other antimalarials, such as mefloquine or atovaquone, may be used instead.

    Hydroxychloroquine phosphate

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  6. An analog of chloroquine – hydroxychloroquine – has a long half-life 32–56 days in blood and a large volume of distribution 580–815 L/kg. The therapeutic, toxic and lethal ranges are usually considered to be 0.03 to 15 mg/l, 3.0 to 26 mg/l and 20 to 104 mg/l, respectively.

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    Chloroquine phosphate comes as a tablet to take by mouth. For prevention of malaria in adults, one dose is usually taken once a week on exactly the same day of the week. Your doctor will tell you how many tablets to take for each dose. One dose is taken beginning 2 weeks before traveling to an area. 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. Hydroxychloroquine is considered safer than chloroquine during pregnancy and lactation. Hydroxychloroquine is rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract, and steady-state concentrations are reached after 4–6 weeks; 45% of hydroxychloroquine binds to plasma proteins that are deposited in tissues such as the liver, spleen, kidney, and lung.

     
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    The Risk of Retinal Toxicity with Plaquenil 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.

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    Plaquenil Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures. Hydroxychloroquine is used to prevent or treat malaria infections caused by mosquito bites. It does not work against certain types of malaria chloroquine-resistant. The United States Center for.

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