Hydroxychloroquine immunosuppressive

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  1. svoi Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine immunosuppressive


    Plaquenil is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia.

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    Hydroxychloroquine is commonly used alongside other disease-modifying drugs including methotrexate – especially for rheumatoid arthritis. However, some drugs can interact with hydroxychloroquine. Indigestion remedies for example, antacids including some over-the-counter preparations can stop hydroxychloroquine being absorbed. Hydroxychloroquine sulfate sulfate base, and are for oral PLAQUENIL® HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE SULFATE TABLETS, USP DESCRIPTION PLAQUENIL h. ydroxychloroquine sulfate is a. white or practically white, crystalline. powder freely. soluble in water; practically insoluble in alcohol, chloroform, and in ether. The. chemical. name for Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is an oral medication that is commonly used in the treatment of many types of autoimmune conditions including lichen planopilairs, frontal fibrosing alopecia, discoid lupus and pseudopelade. I’m often asked if hydroxychloroquine is an immunosuppressant or best classified as an immunomodulatory drug.

    Plaquenil is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

    Hydroxychloroquine immunosuppressive

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  7. 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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    The answer was that while Hydroxychloroquine, the generic name for Plaquenil and the tablet I take in the same dose as yourself i.e. 200mg a day at the moment, is a disease modifying drug and an anti-malarial, it is also a mild immunosuppressant too. So this could be why your immune system is so low at the moment. Three anti-malarial drugs are prescribed for lupus symptoms. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is the most commonly prescribed because it is generally believed to cause fewer side effects; chloroquine Aralen has a reputation for more serious side effects, but it may be prescribed in situations where hydroxychloroquine cannot be used. Definition NCI A 4-aminoquinoline with immunosuppressive, antiautophagy, and antimalarial activities. Although the precise mechanism of action is unknown, hydroxychloroquine may suppress immune function by interfering with the processing and presentation of antigens and the production of cytokines.

     
  8. penddrolo New Member

    This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with chloroquine. Medicines for the Prevention of Malaria While Traveling. Antimalarial Drug Mechanism of Action What is Chloroquine? Antimalarial Drugs – Malaria Site
     
  9. dimafred Well-Known Member

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  10. Reg_Kat New Member

    Despite Plaquenil dosing recommendations, retinal toxicity. The 2011 guidelines suggested a maximum dose of 6.5 mg/kg of ideal weight. The biggest difference between the 2011 and current recommendations is the need for patients to be dosed by their real weight instead of their ideal weight.

    Dosage of hydroxychloroquine should be based on ideal body.