Uses for hydroxychloroquine

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  1. lomtev User

    Uses for hydroxychloroquine


    Please review the following URL and make sure that it is spelled correctly. Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines.

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    Hydroxychloroquine belongs to a group of medicines known as antimalarials. It works by preventing or treating malaria, a red blood cell infection transmitted by the bite of a mosquito. However, this medicine is not used to treat severe or complicated malaria. Applies to hydroxychloroquine oral tablet. Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention. Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking hydroxychloroquine Hydroxychloroquine is used for treating and preventing malaria. As this eMedTV page explains, it can also be used to treat lupus or rheumatoid arthritis. This article also lists common off-label hydroxychloroquine uses and explains how the drug works.

    Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. Plaquenil is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito.

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    Hydroxychloroquine is commonly used alongside other disease-modifying drugs including methotrexate – especially for rheumatoid arthritis. However, some drugs can interact with hydroxychloroquine. Indigestion remedies for example, antacids including some over-the-counter preparations can stop hydroxychloroquine being absorbed. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria. This may lead to lasting eyesight problems. The risk may be higher if you have some types of eye or kidney problems. The risk may also be higher with some doses of hydroxychloroquine, if you use hydroxychloroquine for longer than 5 years, or if you take certain other drugs like tamoxifen.

     
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    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage. Protecting your eyesight when taking Plaquenil Lupus. How long did Plaquenil/Hydroxychloroquine take? DailyStrength
     
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  9. momed New Member

    Monitoring for hydroxychloroquine retinopathy Eye Managing the complications of hydroxychloroquine retinopathy is an evolving process driven by research papers such as this.

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  10. xodapi Well-Known Member

    Chloroquine Malaria and Rheumatoid Arthritis Order Chloroquine should not be used by people also taking Cimetidine - the drug commonly used to treat an abundance of stomach acid. Antacids and drugs that affect the formula of your stomach acids can change the way that Chloroquine is absorbed. Make sure you talk to your doctor about any medicines you are taking for stomach acid in advance.

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