Plaquenil first dose

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  1. squid New Member

    Plaquenil first dose


    Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

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    The maximum dose of Plaquenil is 6.5 mg/kg of ideal body weight per day, regardless of whether a person is overweight, underweight, or normal weight. One kilogram kg equals 2.2 pounds. Women with lupus who are OVER their ideal body weight should go by these dosing rules Hydroxychloroquine is usually taken with food or milk to prevent stomach upset. The dosage and length of treatment are based on your medical condition and response to therapy. In children, dosage is also based on weight. Adult dosing ranges from 200 mg or 400 mg per day 6.5mg/kg. In some cases, higher doses can be used. It is recommended one tablet twice daily if taking more than one tablet. It is recommended to be taken with food.

    Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. Hydroxychloroquine is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus.

    Plaquenil first dose

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  6. Mg 310 mg base to 600 mg 465 mg base PO daily, administered as a single daily dose or in 2 divided doses. Do not exceed 600 mg/day 465 mg base/day or 6.5 mg/kg/day 5 mg base/kg/day, whichever is lower. Side effects may require a temporary initial dose reduction.

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    The majority of cases of retinotoxicity have occurred in patients that have had a cumulative dose exceeding 1000g of hydroxychloriquine Plaquenil. This level is reached in about 7 years with the most common daily dose of Plaquenil, 400 mg/day 200 bid. Plaquenil comes in 200 mg tablets, and many doctors just off-handedly put everyone on 200 mg twice a day. Initial adult dosage 400 mg to 600 mg 310 to 465 mg base daily, administered as a single daily dose or in two divided doses. In a small percentage of patients, side effects may require temporary reduction of the initial dosage.

     
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    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Lichen Sclerosus Treatment & Management Approach. Rx Side Effects New Plaquenil Guidelines and More - American. Mycophenolate mofetil with Plaquenil Mayo Clinic Connect
     
  8. skiba Well-Known Member

    It is preferable that treatment for malaria should not be initiated until the diagnosis has been established by laboratory investigations. Malaria - Chapter 4 - 2020 Yellow Book Travelers' Health CDC Chloroquine Resistance in Plasmodium falciparum - microbewiki Malaria Treatment and Prevention
     
  9. sana33 New Member

    Screen for Hydroxychloroquine Retinopathy to Preserve Vision Hydroxychloroquine sulfate retinopathy can progress after the drug is stopped," write Michael F. Marmor, MD, and Julia Hu, from the Department of Ophthalmology, Byers Eye Institute, Stanford.

    Julia Hu, CPA - Staff Accountant