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  1. Dmitry Astrakov Moderator

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    Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

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    Urine hydroxychloroquine levels were still detectable after 3 months with approximately 10% of the dose excreted was parent drug. Results following a single dose of a 200 mg tablet versus i.v. infusion 155 mg, demonstrated a half-life of about 40 days and a large volume of distribution. Hydroxychloroquine generally is given to adults in doses of 200 mg or 400 mg per day. In some cases, higher doses can be used. Your doctor may gradually increase or decrease your dosage over time to find the right levels for your specific symptoms and needs while having the least amount of negative side effects. The recommended dose of hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil in adults is 400 mg on exactly the same day of each week. The recommended weekly suppressive dose of hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil in children 6 years of age and older is 5 mg base/kg. This dose should not exceed the adult dose reg ardless of body weight.

    Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. Hydroxychloroquine is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus.

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  3. Hydroxychloroquine HCQ, sold under the brand name Plaquenil among others, is a medication used for the prevention and treatment of certain types of malaria. Specifically it is used for chloroquine-sensitive malaria. Other uses include treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and porphyria cutanea tarda. It is taken by mouth.

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    Children's doses are based on body weight and are calculated as 5 mg of hydroxychloroquine base per kilogram of body weight to a maximum dose of 400 mg. For treatment of acute attacks of malaria, the recommended starting dose for adults is 800 mg followed by 400 mg after 6 to 8 hours. Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America. The adult dose of Plaquenil to suppress malaria is 400 mg on the same day each week. The pediatric weekly suppressive dosage is 5 mg/kg of body weight. The adult dose of Plaquenil to treat an acute attack of malaria is an initial dose of 800 mg followed by 400 mg in six to eight hours and 400 mg for two more days.

     
  4. Ra2000 XenForo Moderator

    Chloroquine is used to prevent or treat malaria caused by mosquito bites in countries where malaria is common. Treating Lupus with Anti-Malarial Drugs Johns Hopkins Lupus. Why are treatments that were developed for malaria now. Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage & Side Effects -
     
  5. Newdream New Member

    In some cases, they may not be available in every strength or form as the brand-name drug. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil RheumTutor Hydroxychloroquine DermNet NZ Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses
     
  6. spb New Member

    Hydroxychloroquine Indications, Side Effects, Warnings. What are some other side effects of Hydroxychloroquine? All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away Dizziness. Headache. Feeling nervous and excitable.

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  7. kimtuc Guest

    Plaquenil Uses, Dosage & Side Effects - Apr 10, 2019 Plaquenil side effects Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction to Plaquenil hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Taking Plaquenil long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye.

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