Is plaquenil toxic

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    Is plaquenil toxic


    Additionally, another exception occurred while executing the custom error page for the first exception. Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines.

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    Chloroquine-induced retinal toxicity was first described in 1959 and the retinal toxic effects of hydroxychloroquine were later described in 1967 3, 4. Hydroxychloroquine has significantly less retinal toxicity and has largely replaced chloroquine as a treatment of inflammatory disease. Plaquenil is manufactured in only a 200 mg tablet The typical dosage is either 200 or 400 mg per day 200 mg daily puts anyone under 68 pounds at risk1 400 mg of Plaquenil daily puts anyone under 135 pounds at a higher risk for toxicity Therefore, 200mg of Plaquenil daily is going to be a safe dosage for virtually all adults13 The actual incidence of retinal toxicity from hydroxychloroquine is difficult to pin down because there is usually a long time between being started on the drug and the start of any identifiable retinal toxicity. The overall rate of probable retinal toxicity is in the range of 1 of every 200 people treated.

    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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  4. Plaquenil is in a class of medicines known as antimalarials. It's a less toxic version of the older antimalarials, including quinine and chloroquine.

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    How to use Plaquenil. 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. The lower the dosage of steroids, the better for the patient. You may be given a steroid medication at first to help reduce the lupus symptoms until the time that the Plaquenil begins to take effect, which, as we mentioned, can take several months. Some drugs that may interact with Plaquenil antacids; botulinum toxins; digoxin; kaolin Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Plaquenil. For the Consumer. Applies to hydroxychloroquine oral tablet. Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

     
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    Plaquenil - Side Effects, Uses, Dosage, Overdose, Pregnancy. Retinal damage. Plaquenil may cause irreversible damage to the retina the back of the eye where vision is created. You are required to have an eye exam before taking Plaquenil, then a follow-up as often as needed while taking Plaquenil. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you have some or all of the following symptoms.

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