Plaquenil dose by weight

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    Plaquenil dose by weight


    Hydroxychloroquine is available as the brand-name drug Plaquenil. Generic drugs usually cost less than the brand-name version. Hydroxychloroquine may be used as part of a combination therapy.

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    What is the dosage for hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil? The usual adult dose for treating malaria is 800 mg initially, followed by 400 mg 6-8 hours later and then 400 mg at 24 hours and 48 hours. The dose for malaria prevention is 400 mg every week starting 1 or 2 weeks before exposure and for 4 weeks after leaving the high risk area. The recommended adult dosage is 200 to 400 mg 155 to 310 mg base daily, administered as a single daily dose or in two divided doses. Doses above 400 mg a day are not recommended. The incidence of retinopathy has been reported to be higher when this maintenance dose is exceeded. By the old standards, obese people, if dosed by their actual weight, could be overmedicated, Dr. Marmor said. If you’re short, the standard prescription of 200 mg of Plaquenil, twice daily, is too much, he said. The recommended dosage is no more than 6.5 mg/kg/day, using the standard known as “ideal weight,” which factors in height. Dr.

    Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. It isn’t fully understood how this drug works to treat lupus erythematosus or rheumatoid arthritis. That means you may need to take it with other drugs. It treats malaria by killing the parasites that cause the disease.

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  7. For women, start with 100 pounds, and add 5 pounds for every inch over 5 feet. For men, start with 106 pounds, and add 6 pounds for every inch over 5 feet. The maximum dose of Plaquenil is 6.5 mg/kg of ideal body weight per day, regardless of whether a person is overweight, underweight, or normal weight.

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    Jan 01, 2020 Weight based dosage in adults and pediatric patients 13 mg/kg 10 mg/kg base, not to exceed 800 mg 620 mg base followed by 6.5 mg/kg 5 mg/kg base, not to exceed 400 mg 310 mg base, at 6 hours, 24 hours and 48 hours after the initial dose. Plaquenil film-coated tablets cannot be divided, therefore they should not be used to treat. The maximum dose of Plaquenil is 6.5 mg/kg of ideal body weight per day, regardless of whether a person is overweight, underweight, or normal weight. One kilogram kg equals 2.2 pounds. Women with lupus who are OVER their ideal body weight should go by these dosing rules 5’ 7” or higher - up to 400 mg Plaquenil daily If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is very near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your normal dosing schedule. Do not double dose at one time to catch up. Plaquenil should be stored away from light and moisture and at room temperature up to 86 degrees F 30 degrees C.

     
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    Researchers say a drug commonly used to treat malaria and rheumatoid arthritis has also proved effective in treating some aggressive cancers. Quitting HRT - Risks of Stopping Hormone Replacement Therapy Mammograms After Breast Cancer Surgery Deciding If, and When, to Stop Treating the Cancer
     
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    Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Hydroxychloroquine - LiverTox - NCBI Bookshelf Hydroxychloroquine Indications, Side Effects, Warnings - Hydroxychloroquine Side-effects, uses, time to work
     
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    Alcohol and plaquenil? Anti-Inflammatories discussions. Can you drink alcohol while taking Plaquenil? I don't drink everyday, but have had some drinks while on NSAIDS and Prednisone and have not had any bad effects.

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