Hydroxychloroquine for lupus nephritis

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    -Suppressive therapy should continue for 8 weeks after leaving the endemic area. -Each dose should be taken with a meal or a glass of milk.

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    May 07, 2019 Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is commonly used to help keep mild lupus-related problems, such as skin and joint disease, under control. This drug is also effective at preventing lupus flares. The Lupus Foundation of America. American College of Rheumatology. Lupus nephritis is diagnosed through urine and blood tests and a kidney biopsy. Urine Test Your health care professional uses a urine sample to look for blood and protein in your urine. Hydroxychloroquine HCQ is a recommended drug in systemic lupus erythematosus SLE. It has a long terminal half-life, making it an attractive target for therapeutic drug monitoring. The aim of this study was to establish a relationship between blood HCQ concentration and lupus nephritis activity.

    -Concomitant therapy with an 8-aminoquinoline drug is necessary for the radical cure of vivax and malariae malaria. Use: Malaria prophylaxis Acute attack: 800 mg (620 mg base) orally followed in 6 to 8 hours by 400 mg (310 mg base), then 400 mg (310 mg base) once a day for 2 consecutive days; alternatively, a single dose of 800 mg (620 mg base) has also been effective Alternate dosing based on body weight: A total dose representing 25 mg/kg is administered in 3 days, as follows: First dose: 10 mg base/kg (not to exceed 620 mg base) orally Second dose: 5 mg base/kg (not to exceed 310 mg base) orally 6 hours after first dose Third dose: 5 mg base/kg orally 18 hours after second dose Fourth dose: 5 mg base/kg orally 24 hours after third dose Comments: -Each dose should be taken with a meal or a glass of milk.

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  4. Nov 25, 2019 Usual Adult Dose for Rheumatoid Arthritis. -Initial dose 400 to 600 mg 310 to 465 mg base orally once a day to optimum response usually 4 to 12 weeks -Maintenance dose 200 to 400 mg 155 to 310 mg base orally once a day Dose adjustment The dose may need to be reduced temporarily if adverse side effects occur;

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    In this study we have shown that hydroxychloroquine retards the development of renal damage in lupus nephritis patients after adjusting for confounding variables associated with its intake whether proteinuria is omitted from the end-point or not. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria. Today, it is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, some symptoms of lupus, childhood arthritis or juvenile idiopathic arthritis and other autoimmune diseases. Apr 14, 2007 Hydroxychloroquine use predicts complete renal remission within 12 months among patients treated with mycophenolate mofetil therapy for membranous lupus nephritis. Second, although D'Cruz and colleagues emphasise the close relation between damage and increased risk of morbidity and mortality.

     
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    Hi All, Would like to know if anyone else has suffered darkening of the skin owing to this medication - I am a 'woman of colour' and have noticed a significant change in complexion and not a good look! Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage & Side Effects - Plaquenil and spots on skin DailyStrength Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Side Effects & Dosage for Malaria
     
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    Plaquenil Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term - Sep 13, 2019 Applies to hydroxychloroquine oral tablet. Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

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