Can i take antacids while taking plaquenil

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  1. sergey_r Well-Known Member

    Can i take antacids while taking plaquenil

    To get around that, it is best to leave 4 hours between taking either of them. The doctor's indication on my Plaquenil packet does say not to take antacids for 2 hours within taking Plaquenil but I didn't realise that calcium tablets have a similar effect.

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    What should I avoid while taking hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, Plaquenil Sulfate, Quineprox? Avoid taking an antacid or Kaopectate kaolin-pectin within 4 hours before or after you take hydroxychloroquine. Some antacids can make it harder for your body to absorb hydroxychloroquine. Plaquenil and Pepcid. Support Forums. I wonder if this is a personal opinion about taking it earlier than the plaquenil or maybe something we need to check into more. Some of this stuff is an antacid and some is a proton pump inhibitor. I would listen to the pharmacist because they know more about the meds than the docs do. To avoid this, antacids and kaolin should not be taken in the four hours before or after taking this medicine. Hydroxychloroquine may increase the blood levels of digoxin and ciclosporin.

    ), this is part of the reason I will not touch steroids Brilliant, thank you for letting me know. I find the whole ' Calcium' thing confusing, I have too much calcium in my body which can in turn affect Raynauds but my bones, nails, teeth r so weak, it's hilarious, they break at the slightest thing (& no, I'm not just talking about my nails either!

    Can i take antacids while taking plaquenil

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    While side effects of corticosteroids are usually to blame, there is also the possibility of ocular damage associated with long-term use of the antimalarial drugs hydroxychloroquine brand name Plaquenil® and chloroquine. A total of 226 drugs are known to interact with Plaquenil, including 8 major drug interactions. For a full list that can be easily searched, visit You should avoid taking antacids or Kaopectate within 4 hours of taking Plaquenil. Some antacids may make it harder for your body to absorb the medication. Plaquenil is VERY hard on the stomach. I take mine with prescription antacids to protect my stomach.

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    This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with chloroquine. Chloroquine – NIH Director's Blog Chloroquine Phosphate C18H29ClN3O4P ChemSpider Aralen Chloroquine Uses, Dosage, Side Effects.
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    Plaquenil Dosage Guide - Plaquenil Dosage Malaria. Adults 400 mg 310 mg base once weekly on the same day of each week starting 2 weeks prior. Lupus Erythematosus. The recommended adult dosage is 200 to 400 mg 155 to 310 mg base daily. Rheumatoid Arthritis. The action of hydroxychloroquine is cumulative and may.

    Dosage of hydroxychloroquine should be based on ideal body weight.
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    The effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine in patients with type. Hydroxychloroquine HXCHL is an antimalarial drug that may have antihyperglycemic properties in patients with diabetes. One previous 6 month blinded study reported that HXCHL decreased glycated hemoglobin GHb by an absolute amount of 3.3% when

    Hydroxychloroquine An old drug with new relevance.