Chloroquine mechanism of action in sle

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  1. Al506 Well-Known Member

    Chloroquine mechanism of action in sle


    Chloroquine has been extensively used in mass drug administrations, which may have contributed to the emergence and spread of resistance. It is recommended to check if chloroquine is still effective in the region prior to using it.

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    SLE and present an overview of indications for use, phar-macology, mechanisms of action and potential toxicity of these drugs. Pharmacology of hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine Hydroxychloroquine is very similar to chloroquine except for the addition of a hydroxyl group to the side chain and b-hydroxylation of the N-ethyl substituent. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil® is a 4-amino-quinoline antimalarial medication that is widely used to treat systemic lupus erythematosus SLE, rheumatoid arthritis, and related inflammatory and dermatological conditions. Lupus Systemic Lupus Erythematosus or SLE Systemic lupus erythematosus is a condition characterized by chronic inflammation of body tissues caused by autoimmune disease. Lupus can cause disease of the skin, heart, lungs, kidneys, joints, and nervous system. When only the skin is involved, the condition is called discoid lupus.

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend against treatment of malaria with chloroquine alone due to more effective combinations. In areas where resistance is present, other antimalarials, such as mefloquine or atovaquone, may be used instead.

    Chloroquine mechanism of action in sle

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    Despite widespread clinical use of antimalarial drugs such as hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis RA, systemic lupus erythematosus SLE and other. Medical use. Hydroxychloroquine treats malaria, systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatic disorders like rheumatoid arthritis, porphyria cutanea tarda, and Q fever. In 2014, its efficacy to treat Sjögren syndrome was questioned in a double-blind study involving 120 patients over a 48-week period. Hydroxychloroquine is widely used in the treatment of post-Lyme arthritis. Mechanism of Action. Chloroquine exerts its antimalarial effects by preventing the polymerization of heme into hemozoin a food source for the malarial parasite. Chloroquine forms a drug-hemozoin complex, and this complex caps the polymerizing chain, thereby preventing additional polymerization.

     
  7. SVAKICOM Well-Known Member

    Also known as: Plaquenil, Quineprox The following information is NOT intended to endorse any particular medication. Ask the Expert Plaquenil and Sjögren’s Hydroxychloroquine User Reviews for Rheumatoid Arthritis at. Protecting your eyesight when taking Plaquenil Lupus.
     
  8. Dmitry_Ser User

    Plaquenil pros and cons - Sclero Forums MAIN - Sclero Forums Regular plaquenil eye exams should quell concerns about eye complications, which are very rare. I was advised to take it at bed time, so I would sleep through any other side effects it might cause me, but I never noticed any side effects at all -- except feeling a lot better, less fatigue, less joint pain, and fewer issues overall.

    Ideal time for taking Plaquenil and side effects? Lupus.