Chloroquine mechanism

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  1. poluroud20 Moderator

    Chloroquine mechanism


    It may have both an anti-spirochaete activity and an anti-inflammatory activity, similar to the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. And caution is required if patients have certain heart conditions, diabetes, psoriasis etc.

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    Chloroquine is commonly used to study the role of endosomal acidification in cellular processes 2, 3, such as the signaling of intracellular TLRs. Moreover, Chloroquine inhibits autophagy as it raises the lysosomal pH, which leads to inhibition of both fusion of autophagosome with lysosome and lysosomal protein degradation 4. References. 1. Nov 15, 2015 Summary. Chloroquine is an anti-malarial drug available at pharmacies for people traveling to area with malaria risks. Note based on a RGCC chemosensitivity analysis I have seen at a German clinic, Hydroxychloroquine has been effective in killing the cancer cells of 5 out 7 patients that were tested. The mechanisms of action of hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine remain under continuous study in modern molecular medicine 17,18 using advanced tools in computational biology 19, synthetic biology.

    The most serious adverse effects affect the eye, with dose-related retinopathy as a concern even after hydroxychloroquine use is discontinued. The most common adverse effects are a mild nausea and occasional stomach cramps with mild diarrhea.

    Chloroquine mechanism

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  6. Recently, an altered chloroquine-transporter protein CG2 of the parasite has been related to chloroquine resistance, but other mechanisms of resistance also appear to be involved. Research on the mechanism of chloroquine and how the parasite has acquired chloroquine resistance is still ongoing, as other mechanisms of resistance are likely.

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    A severe eye problem has happened with chloroquine. This may lead to lasting eyesight problems. The risk may be higher if you have some types of eye or kidney problems. The risk may also be higher with some doses of chloroquine, if you use chloroquine for longer than 5 years, or if you take certain other drugs like tamoxifen. Apr 02, 2019 Mechanism of Action. Chloroquine is an antimalarial agent. While the drug can inhibit certain enzymes, its effect is believed to result, at least in part, from its interaction with DNA. However, the mechanism of plasmodicidal action of chloroquine is not completely certain. Activity in vitro and in vivo Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is used to treat malaria, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis. Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more.

     
  7. spideful Well-Known Member

    Joint damage worries and aching hands are no fun, and if you’re experiencing those kinds of problems because of rheumatoid arthritis you may have options that can help you feel better. Hydroxychloroquine retinopathy A review of imaging Diagnosis and Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis with Methotrexate Alone.
     
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    I don't know if anyone can help as this isn't technically lupus related. Statins What happens to patients who stop taking them. Plaquenil Uses, Dosage & Side Effects - Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage.
     
  9. Marusya2008 Moderator

    Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses Feb 19, 2020 Dosage for Plaquenil. The adult dose of Plaquenil to suppress malaria is 400 mg on the same day each week. The pediatric weekly suppressive dosage is 5 mg/kg of body weight. The adult dose of Plaquenil to treat an acute attack of malaria is an initial dose of 800 mg followed by 400 mg in six to eight hours and 400 mg for two more days.

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