Is plaquenil safe to take while breastfeeding

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  1. leafox Guest

    Is plaquenil safe to take while breastfeeding


    This information should not take the place of medical care and advice from your healthcare providers. Hydroxychloroquine is a medication used to prevent and treat malaria and to treat autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis or lupus.

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    Though Plaquenil is generally regarded as safe during pregnancy, it is recommended that effective birth control is used throughout the course of Plaquenil treatment and for up to six months after treatment is stopped. 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. Hydroxychloroquine passes through breast milk. Apr 16, 2010 WheelieMom, I looked quickly over the internet and it seems like it is okay to breastfeed while taking Plaquenil. There is a breastfeeding specialist named Dr. Hale that has done research on this type of thing, so maybe look into his research because he seems to say it is okay.

    For more information on rheumatoid arthritis or lupus in pregnancy please see the Mother To Baby fact sheet on those topics at: https://mothertobaby.org/fact-sheets/rheumatoid-arthritis/pdf or https://mothertobaby.org/fact-sheets/lupus-pregnancy/pdf/. Hydroxychloroquine is sold under several brand names, including Plaquenil®.

    Is plaquenil safe to take while breastfeeding

    Does anyone have experience with Plaquenil and br. - HealthUnlocked, Precautions and Warnings With Hydroxychloroquine

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  6. Plaquenil 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 Plaquenil during pregnancy see Plaquenil and Pregnancy for more information.

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    Is hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding? Hydroxychloroquine should only be used in pregnant women for malaria prophylaxis or treatment. Hydroxychloroquine may be secreted in breast milk and may cause side effects in the infant. Apr 21, 2019 Summary of Use during Lactation. Infants exposed to hydroxychloroquine during breastfeeding receive only small amounts of the drug in breastmilk. When given once weekly for malaria prophylaxis, the amount of drug is not sufficient to harm the infant nor is the quantity sufficient to protect the child from malaria. 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.

     
  7. Kokomomoroni Moderator

    Chloroquine is an anti-malaria medicine that works by interfering with the growth of parasites in the red blood cells of the human body. Guidelines for Treatment of Malaria in the United States. Chloroquine Dosage - Malaria Home Page Chloroquine Aralen - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions - Drugs
     
  8. Klinks Well-Known Member

    Granuloma annulare - Treatment algorithm BMJ Best Practice While there is limited evidence for their use in this indication, antimalarial agents e.g. hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine are the most widely supported and most often used first-line drugs. 38 Grewal SK, Rubin C, Rosenbach M. Antimalarial therapy for granuloma annulare results of a retrospective analysis.

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  9. FBR New Member

    Malaria Travel & Health Guide, 2019 Online Book Chloroquine-resistant strains of P. falciparum occur in all endemic areas except Central America west of the Panama Canal, Mexico, Hispaniola, and parts of China and the Middle East, and multidrug-resistant strains occur in Southeast Asia, South America, and sub-Saharan Africa.

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