Breastfeeding and hydroxychloroquine

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  1. FRaud Guest

    Breastfeeding and hydroxychloroquine


    I am 32 weeks pregnant and have been taking 400 mg of the drug for several months because of an autoimmune disease. My doctor has suggested that it may not be safe for me to breastfeed because I will need to remain on the drug after I deliver.

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    I was diagnosed with RA just over a year ago after the birth of my baby. I've been breastfeeding my little girl, and so they have been able to give me hydroxychloroquine and depmedrone, which although pass through the milk only in very small quantities my consultant said. I'm now trying to wean her, as methotrexate is next on the list! I too take hydroxychloroquine and am 36 weeks pregnant, I continued to take it throughout my pregnancy. Based on the studies available, including the ones you have linked, I have decided to take it while breastfeeding, to me the benefits outweigh the risks. It seems that many more women with chronic illnesses are having babies and breastfeeding. I have. included a chapter in the second edition of Breastfeeding and Medication on this. This fact sheet on lupus and hydroxychloroquine whilst breastfeeding is taken from the book, due to be published May 2018. Lupus and hydroxychloroquine and bf

    Obviously I have to discuss this in more detail with my doctor and pediatrician, but was curious if there is anyone out there. There contradictory reports online - some saying there are no effects and others saying it is not safe.

    Breastfeeding and hydroxychloroquine

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  7. 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.

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    Because no information is available on the daily use of chloroquine during breastfeeding, hydroxychloroquine or another agent may be preferred in this situation, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant. Drug levels. Chloroquine has a serum half-life of over a month. Appropriate studies performed to date have not demonstrated geriatric-specific problems that would limit the usefulness of hydroxychloroquine in the elderly. However, elderly patients are more likely to have age-related kidney problems, which may require caution and an adjustment in the dose for patients receiving this medicine. Breastfeeding Just wondering if anyone is currently on hydroxychloroquine or plaquenil and breast feeding? I am 32 weeks pregnant and have been taking 400 mg of the drug for several months because of an autoimmune disease.

     
  8. Garry56 User

    Hydroxychloroquine is widely used in the treatment of post-Lyme arthritis. Hydroxychloroquine in systemic lupus erythematosus SLE RheumNow Hydroxychloroquine Blood Levels in SLE MedPage Today Hydroxychloroquine in systemic lupus erythematosus - The Lancet
     
  9. ZlatoVlasska Guest

    The resource you are looking for (or one of its dependencies) could have been removed, had its name changed, or is temporarily unavailable. Hydroxychloroquine User Reviews for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Hydroxychloroquine User Reviews for Rheumatoid Arthritis at. Drug spotlight on hydroxychloroquine Lupus Foundation of America
     
  10. JetBoy User

    HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE SULFATE Drug BNF content published by NICE Overdose. Hydroxychloroquine is very toxic in overdosage; overdosage is extremely hazardous and difficult to treat. Urgent advice from the National Poisons Information Service is essential. Life-threatening features include arrhythmias which can have a very rapid onset and convulsions which can be intractable.

    RA and Hydroxychloroquine How Effective is it for.