Plaquenil contraindications

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    Plaquenil contraindications


    Hydroxychloroquine is available as the brand-name drug Plaquenil. Generic drugs usually cost less than the brand-name version. Hydroxychloroquine may be used as part of a combination therapy.

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    Plaquenil has been shown to cause severe hypoglycemia including loss of consciousness that could be life threatening in patients treated with or without antidiabetic medications. — Patients treated with Plaquenil should be warned about the risk of hypoglycemia and the Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria. Jan 03, 2020 Use of PLAQUENIL is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to 4-aminoquinoline compounds. WARNINGS Resistant strains of malaria PLAQUENIL is not effective against chloroquine-resistant strains of P. falciparum see CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY – Microbiology.

    Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. It isn’t fully understood how this drug works to treat lupus erythematosus or rheumatoid arthritis. That means you may need to take it with other drugs. It treats malaria by killing the parasites that cause the disease.

    Plaquenil contraindications

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  6. CONTRAINDICATIONS PLAQUENIL is contraindicated in patients with pre-existing retinopathy of the eye patients with known hypersensitivity to 4-aminoquinoline compounds children below 6 years of age 200 mg tablets not adapted for weight 35 kg see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS, Special Populations – Pediatric Use.

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    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. It's used to treat and prevent malaria infection, and to reduce symptoms and progression of autoimmune diseases such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and others. Jan 01, 2020 Plaquenil is indicated for the treatment of acute and chronic rheumatoid arthritis in adults. Contraindications Use of Plaquenil is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to 4-aminoquinoline compounds. PLAQUENIL is indicated for the treatment of acute and chronic rheumatoid arthritis in adults. CONTRAINDICATIONS Use of PLAQUENIL is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to 4­

     
  7. maiNKooN Well-Known Member

    Since being diagnosed with Lupus and taking the normal meds, particularly Plaquenil and Prednisone (over about 6 years), I gained about 45 pounds. Weight gain while on Plaquenil? lupus Plaquenil Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term - Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions.
     
  8. bender-bey Guest

    Will plaquenil kill the encysted form of lyme? Buhner. I am also making and drinking lyme tea made from a decoction I make of sarsaparilla, red root, cat’s claw and Japanese knotweed, three times a day. Should I also be taking plaquenil to kill the encysted form of the spirochete? Thank you.

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