Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine

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  1. Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine


    Pattern of Retinopathy: Although the locus of toxic damage is parafoveal in many eyes, Asian patients often show an extramacular pattern of damage. Dose: We recommend a maximum daily HCQ use of 5.0 mg/kg real weight, which correlates better with risk than ideal weight.

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    Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine bind to melanin in the retinal pigment epithelium RPE and cause damage to the macular cones outside of the fovea. The drugs inhibit RPE lysosome activity, reduce phagocytosis of shed photoreceptor outer segments causing an accumulation of outer receptor segments. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial medication used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites, which enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Plaquenil is also used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. Before taking hydroxychloroquine, tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine Aralen, primaquine, or any other drugs. tell your doctor and pharmacist what prescription and nonprescription drugs you are taking, especially acetaminophen Tylenol, others, digoxin Lanoxin.

    Risk of Toxicity: The risk of toxicity is dependent on daily dose and duration of use. There are no similar demographic data for CQ, but dose comparisons in older literature suggest using 2.3 mg/kg real weight.

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    Hydroxychloroquine is used to prevent or treat malaria infections caused by mosquito bites. It does not work against certain types of malaria chloroquine-resistant. The United States Center for. Hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine and other potential COVID-19 treatments explained. Darrell Etherington @etherington / 8 hours During two of this week’s White House briefings. Recommendations on Screening for Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine Retinopathy Retinal toxicity from chloroquine CQ and its analogue, hydroxychloroquine HCQ, has been recognized for many years. Chloroquine toxicity remains a problem in many parts of the world, but is seen less frequently in the United States where the drug largely has been replaced by HCQ.

     
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    Applies to hydroxychloroquine: oral tablet Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine (the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil) may cause some unwanted effects. What Are the Dangers of Low Platelets? Healthfully Relapsed Hydroxychloroquine Induced Thrombocytopenia in. Plaquenil Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term -
     
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    Antimalarial treatment, commonly used with success in rheumatoid arthritis, has sometimes been used to treat psoriatic arthritis. Disease-modifying Antirheumatic Drugs DMARDs Traditional Disease-Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs DMARDs Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil - medications for Rheumatoid Arthritis RA
     
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    What Is Plaquenil? - American Academy of Ophthalmology Plaquenil and your eyes. A rare side effect of Plaquenil is damage to the eye's retina. The retina is the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye. Using Plaquenil for a long period of time may harm the retina, causing serious vision loss. People with retinal damage from Plaquenil are not aware at first that they are losing vision.

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  9. Garu519 User

    Chloroquine Phosphate, Quinine Hydrochloride-Sulfate for Aquarium Chloroquine Phosphate, Quinine Hydrochloride, & Quinine Sulfate are anti-malarial drugs that are also often very effective for single cell ecto-parasites in fish, especially Cryptocaryon, Oodinium, Brooklynella, and occasionally Ichthyophthirius Multifilis and flukes in freshwater.

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