Is hydroxychloroquine safe to take while breastfeeding

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  1. Igor A Kravchenko Well-Known Member

    Is hydroxychloroquine safe to take while breastfeeding


    I am 32 weeks pregnant and have been taking 400 mg of the drug for several months because of an autoimmune disease. My doctor has suggested that it may not be safe for me to breastfeed because I will need to remain on the drug after I deliver.

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    However, children are more sensitive to the effects of this medicine than adults. Safety and efficacy of hydroxychloroquine to treat lupus and arthritis have not been established in children. Talk to your doctor before breastfeeding while taking this medicine. your risk of liver problems while you take Plaquenil. be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe. SIDE EFFECTS. The following adverse reactions have been identified during post-approval use of PLAQUENIL or other 4-aminoqunoline compounds. Because these reactions are reported voluntarily from a population of uncertain size, it is not always possible to reliably estimate their frequency or establish a causal relationship to drug exposure.

    Obviously I have to discuss this in more detail with my doctor and pediatrician, but was curious if there is anyone out there. There contradictory reports online - some saying there are no effects and others saying it is not safe.

    Is hydroxychloroquine safe to take while breastfeeding

    Medication for lupus during pregnancy BabyCenter, Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage.

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  7. Just wondering if anyone is currently on hydroxychloroquine or plaquenil and breast feeding? I am 32 weeks pregnant and have been taking 400 mg of the drug for several months because of an autoimmune disease. My doctor has suggested that it may not be safe for me to breastfeed because I will need to remain on the drug after I deliver.

    • Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil and Breast Feeding - The Bump.
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    Hydroxychloroquine is usually considered a pregnancy Category C medication. This means that it may not be safe for use during pregnancy, although the full risks are not known. Talk to your healthcare provider about the risks and benefits of using hydroxychloroquine during pregnancy see Plaquenil and Pregnancy for more information. The most common of these is Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine, which the AAP has approved for use in breastfeeding mothers. Steroids. Steroids are used to control inflammation, and suppress an over-active immune system. The most common of these is prednisone. Large doses may be used during life-threatening episodes. Breastfeeding. There are no adequate studies in women for determining infant risk when using this medication during breastfeeding. Weigh the potential benefits against the potential risks before taking this medication while breastfeeding. Drug Interactions

     
  8. siritsa New Member

    Suppression: 400 mg (310 mg base) orally on the same day every week Comments: -Suppressive therapy should begin 2 weeks prior to exposure; however, failing this, an initial dose of 800 mg (620 mg base) may be taken in 2 divided doses (6 hours apart). Plaquenil - Side Effects, Uses, Dosage, Overdose, Pregnancy. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine MotherToBaby
     
  9. Electra User

    Recommendations on Screening for Chloroquine and. Abstract Background The American Academy of Ophthalmology recommendations on screening for chloroquine CQ and hydroxychloroquine HCQ retinopathy are revised in light of new information about the prevalence of toxicity, risk factors, fundus distribution, and effectiveness of screening tools.

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