Hydroxychloroquine intoxication

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  1. TheOleg Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine intoxication


    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. Malaria is spread by mosquitoes, which transmit the parasites that cause the infection, usually in tropical and subtropical parts of the world.

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    Commonly used on holidays in malaria prone destinations, chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine will not be over familiar to the emergency physician. However, it is one of the leading causes of drug overdose in malaria prone countries and also the occasional toddler has managed to consume the grandparents lupus or rheumatoid arthritis medication leading to lethal consequences. Diagnosis Hydroxychloroquine-induced retinal toxicity Discussion. Chloroquine CQ and hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil HCQ have been used for many years, initially for the treatment of malaria but now more commonly for the treatment of inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus 1is now considered for new disease applications in diabetes, heart disease and adjunct. Hydroxychloroquine can cause irreversible retinal toxicity, resulting in bilateral bull’s eye retinopathy, but is regarded as less toxic to the retina than chloroquine and it does not cause the corneal deposits seen with chloroquine therapy.

    For example, it may be combined with an antibiotic to treat chronic Q-fever, which humans usually catch from farm animals or raw milk. Plaquenil is used to treat other types of infections too.

    Hydroxychloroquine intoxication

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  4. Hydroxychloroquine sulfate HCQ, Plaquenil is an analogue of chloroquine CQ, an antimalarial agent, used for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune disorders. Its use has been associated with severe retinal toxicity, requiring a discontinuation of therapy.

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    Aug 29, 2014 The Risk of Retinal Toxicity with Plaquenil. Plaquenil, hydroxychloroquine HCQ, is an anti-malarial medication that has been proven to be useful in the treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis RA, systemic lupus erythematosus SLE and other inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. Chloroquine CQ is used to prevent and treat malaria and amebiasis,1 while hydroxychloroquine HCQ, a less toxic metabolite of chloroquine, is used to treat rheumatic diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus SLE, rheumatoid arthritis RA, juvenile idiopathic arthritis JIA and Sjogren's syndrome.2 Mar 15, 2019 A high index of suspicion of toxicity warrants ancillary procedures to detect possible retinopathy. Based on 2016 recommendations from the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the recommended safe threshold dose has been reported as 2.3 mg/kg/d for chloroquine and 5 mg/kg/d for hydroxychloroquine.

     
  5. enki User

    ive put on 45 lbs since starting this medication back in October it is January now so that’s 10lbs a month. Hydroxychloroquine - Wikipedia Drug Shortages List Hydroxychloroquine C18H26ClN3O - PubChem
     
  6. Jack-the-Ripper Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage. Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses Hydroxychloroquine Side-effects, uses, time to work
     
  7. KiraL Guest

    Chloroquine - an overview ScienceDirect Topics Chloroquine is not embryo- and fetotoxic when used at the usual dose for malaria prophylaxis or for a three-day treatment of a typical malaria attack McGready 2002, Phillips-Howard 1996. Current evidence does not suggest fetal ocular toxicity when chloroquine was used as antimalarian medication during pregnancy review by Osadchy 2011.

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  8. Se0man User

    PLAQUENIL HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE SULFATE TABLETS, USP DESCRIPTION With a half-life of 537 hours 22.4 days. In the same study, the plasma peak concentration was. 50.3 ng/mL reached in 3.74 hours with a half-life of 2963 hours 123.5 days. Urine hydroxychloroquine levels were still detectable after 3 months with approximately 10% of the dose excreted as the parent drug.

    Hydroxychloroquine An old drug with new relevance.