Plaquenil dose calculator

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  1. handkey Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil dose calculator


    It may have both an anti-spirochaete activity and an anti-inflammatory activity, similar to the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. And caution is required if patients have certain heart conditions, diabetes, psoriasis etc.

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    Standard dosing At first, 800 milligrams mg 4 tablets taken as a single dose. Then, 400 mg taken 6 hours, 24 hours, and 48 hours after the first dose. Weight-based dosing Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. At first, 13 milligram mg per kilogram kg of body weight taken as a single dose. The mean AUC of methotrexate was increased 52% and the mean Cmax was reduced 17% when a single dose of methotrexate was given with a dose of hydroxychloroquine 200 mg oral. Close monitoring for evidence of methotrexate toxicity should be done in patients receiving this combination, especially in those with reduced renal function. A 57-year-old female presented to the Ophthalmology clinic at UIHC complaining bilateral central photopsias for the past two years. She suffered from Sjogren syndrome and inflammatory arthritis and was currently treated with prednisone and methotrexate. She was previously treated with hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil 200mg bid 6.5mg/kg for 10 years, which was stopped one year prior to.

    For prolonged treatment of lupus or arthritis, adverse effects include the acute symptoms, plus altered eye pigmentation, acne, anaemia, bleaching of hair, blisters in mouth and eyes, blood disorders, convulsions, vision difficulties, diminished reflexes, emotional changes, excessive coloring of the skin, hearing loss, hives, itching, liver problems or liver failure, loss of hair, muscle paralysis, weakness or atrophy, nightmares, psoriasis, reading difficulties, tinnitus, skin inflammation and scaling, skin rash, vertigo, weight loss, and occasionally urinary incontinence. The most common adverse effects are a mild nausea and occasional stomach cramps with mild diarrhea. For short-term treatment of acute malaria, adverse effects can include abdominal cramps, diarrhea, heart problems, reduced appetite, headache, nausea and vomiting.

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    Ideal Body Weight for Calculating Hydroxychloroquine Dosage. The most important risk factor for hydroxychloroquine retinopathy is the daily dose of the drug. If a patient is overweight, one should use the ideal body weight to assess whether the doaily dose is in the toxic range /= 6.5 mg/kg/day. I am 171cm tall & 57kg - have been taking Plaquenil 9 yrs at 400mg daily for most of that time however last year in consultation with my Rheumy I reduced to 200mg daily during warmer weather & boosted the dose to 400mg daily just prior to winter. OverviewMedical useAdverse effectsInteractionsOverdosePharmacology

     
  4. LoveIn Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Uses, Dosage, Overdose, Pregnancy. Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Description and Brand. Hydroxychloroquine Professional Patient Advice -
     
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    I know this has been asked before, but I can't recall the answer. The enbrel and mtx are a double whammy on the immune system, and I was wondering if there would be a benefit to getting the flu shot. Flu Shot Okay with Plaquenil? RA and Hydroxychloroquine How Effective is it for Rheumatoid. R/China_Flu - Updates on chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine.
     
  6. torbboity Moderator

    Had to stop taking Plaquenil - I have only been off of it for a week. I can discuss alternatives with my DR at my next appt but my DR feels as though the plaq is the best bet for my level of illness. Has anyone had to stop taking this? If so are you just dealing with Lupus symptoms or did you take another med?

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