Chloroquine for arthritis

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    Chloroquine for arthritis


    -Suppressive therapy should continue for 8 weeks after leaving the endemic area. -Each dose should be taken with a meal or a glass of milk.

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    Mechanism of action of hydroxychloroquine as an antirheumatic drug. Fox RI1. Author information 1Department of Rheumatology, Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, La Jolla, CA 92037. The antimalarial agents chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine have been used widely for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. These side effects were seen most often in patients receiving large doses for treatment of lupus or rheumatoid arthritis; however, such reactions have been noted in patients taking therapeutic doses for short periods. Symptoms often resolved over time with a reduction of the dose or discontinuation of chloroquine. Chloroquine Aralen is used for preventing and treating malaria and amebiasis, an infection of the intestines caused by a parasite.

    -Concomitant therapy with an 8-aminoquinoline drug is necessary for the radical cure of vivax and malariae malaria. Use: Malaria prophylaxis Acute attack: 800 mg (620 mg base) orally followed in 6 to 8 hours by 400 mg (310 mg base), then 400 mg (310 mg base) once a day for 2 consecutive days; alternatively, a single dose of 800 mg (620 mg base) has also been effective Alternate dosing based on body weight: A total dose representing 25 mg/kg is administered in 3 days, as follows: First dose: 10 mg base/kg (not to exceed 620 mg base) orally Second dose: 5 mg base/kg (not to exceed 310 mg base) orally 6 hours after first dose Third dose: 5 mg base/kg orally 18 hours after second dose Fourth dose: 5 mg base/kg orally 24 hours after third dose Comments: -Each dose should be taken with a meal or a glass of milk.

    Chloroquine for arthritis

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  4. The value of chloroquine in rheumatoid disease a four-year study of continuous therapy. Can Med Assoc J. 1957 Aug 1;77 3182–194. COHEN AS, CALKINS E. A controlled study of chloroquine as an antirheumatic agent. Arthritis Rheum. 1958 Aug;1 4297–312. DUTHIE JJ, THOMPSON M, WEIR MM, FLETCHER WB.

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    Chloroquine in long-term treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Bjelle A, Björnham A, Larsen A, Mjörndal T. The effect of long-term 18-70 months chloroquine treatment 250 mg daily, in rheumatoid arthritis RA was studied in 20 patients. Hydroxychloroquine is classified as an anti-malarial drug. It is similar to chloroquine Aralen and is useful in treating several forms of malaria as well as lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. Its mechanism of action is unknown. Malarial parasites invade human red blood cells. Aralen chloroquine is an antimalarial drug used for the treatment of malaria and extraintestinal amebiasis. Common side effects are reduced hearing, tinnitus, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Dosage, drug interactions, and pregnancy and breastfeeding safety are provided.

     
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    Hydroxychloroquine is used to prevent or treat malaria infections caused by mosquito bites. Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Description and Brand Names. Has anyone taken Plaquenil. — The Bump Plaquenil Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures.
     
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    What can Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil do to my eyes? Jan 18, 2019 The current recommendation is a daily dose that does not exceed 6.5 mg/kg/day that is milligrams per kilograms per day. There are approximately 2.2 lbs. in a KG. The pills come in 200mg tablets. Most people who are on this drug are on either 200MG once a day or 200 mg twice a day. The safety break point comes at around 135 Lbs.

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