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    Plaquenil toxicity heart


    One such commonly used medication for dermatologic and rheumatologic inflammatory conditions is hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil), a chloroquine derivative. It is used to treat many diseases including malaria, rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus.

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    A 65 year old man presented with acute decompensated HF. He had a history of rheumatoid arthritis, and had been treated with hydroxychloroquine for the last 8 years. Echocardiography revealed a left ventricular ejection fraction of 25%, with diffuse hypokinesis. Hydroxychloroquine is usually taken with food or milk to prevent stomach upset. The dosage and length of treatment are based on your medical condition and response to therapy. In children, dosage is also based on weight. Diagnosis Hydroxychloroquine-induced retinal toxicity Discussion. Chloroquine CQ and hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil HCQ have been used for many years, initially for the treatment of malaria but now more commonly for the treatment of inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus 1.

    It is imperative that patients and physicians are aware of and watch for this drug’s ocular side effects. Retinal toxicity from hydroxychloroquine is rare, but even if the medication is discontinued, vision loss may be irreversible and may continue to progress.

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  5. Feb 19, 2020 Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial medication used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites, which enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Plaquenil is also used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus.

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    Clinical monitoring for signs and symptoms of cardiomyopathy is advised, including use of appropriate diagnostic tools such as ECG to monitor patients for cardiomyopathy during PLAQUENIL therapy. Chronic toxicity should be considered when conduction disorders bundle branch block/atrioventricular heart block or biventricular hypertrophy are. 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. Oct 15, 2012 Hydroxychloroquine HCQ is a 4-aminoquinoline which differs from chloroquine CQ in the addition of a hydroxyl group. Initially used as antimalarials, both drugs have now become mainstays in the management of rheumatic diseases principally systemic lupus erythematosus SLE and rheumatoid arthritis RA.

     
  6. Omili New Member

    There have been reports of increased liver toxicity in people with HIV/AIDS on zidovudine or efavirenz when treated with amodiaquine-containing ACT regimens, therefore it is recommended that these people avoid amodiaquine. Primaquine - Wikipedia Chloroquine sulfate - DrugBank Chloroquine Phosphate C18H29ClN3O4P ChemSpider
     
  7. HorrorTM New Member

    Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD). Plaquenil Dosage Guide - Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage & Side Effects - Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil - medications for Rheumatoid.
     
  8. egor2000 XenForo Moderator

    Will you have Facial swelling with Plaquenil - eHealthMe There is no Facial swelling reported by people who take Plaquenil yet. This review analyzes which people have Facial swelling with Plaquenil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports from Food and Drug Administration FDA, and is updated regularly. eHealthMe has been monitoring drugs since 2008.

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  9. Alex11381 Guest

    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Side Effects & Dosage for Malaria Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is a drug that is classified as an anti-malarial drug. Plaquenil is prescribed for the treatment or prevention of malaria. It is also prescribed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and the side effects of lupus such as hair loss, joint pain, and more.

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