Plaquenil dosage according to weight

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  1. Mr.Death User

    Plaquenil dosage according to weight


    Part of that is due to less exercise, part due to having no appetite thus feeling like anything I can get down is ok. Well, now I've been exercising at almost my pre-Lupus rate (ran a marathon a year before), eating a more moderate diet (clean protein, vegs & fruits), and am no longer taking that weight & bloat causing Prednisone (off Pred almost 2 yrs now). My question: Do you feel like you've gained weight on Plaquenil (ie without Prednisone)?

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    Dec 30, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO – Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil dosing based on actual body weight – instead of ideal weight – is appropriate for patients with systemic lupus erythematosus SLE, according to a review of 686 lupus patients at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Most were dosed by actual weight, 6.5 mg/kg up to a maximum of 400 mg/day. How to use Plaquenil. 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. The proposed daily dose was 6.5 mg per kg of ideal body weight. That recommendation was lowered in March 2016 to 5.0 mg per kg of actual body weight, up to a maximum of 400 mg a day.

    My Lupus has been really quiet for about 2 yrs, and I'm afraid to change anything. The Plaquenil drug side effects list weight loss, but some people have reported weight gain instead. My rheumy wants me to come down and then off my Plaquenil, but I've been resisting simply because I'm afraid to.

    Plaquenil dosage according to weight

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  3. SAN FRANCISCO – Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil dosing based on actual body weight – instead of ideal weight – is appropriate for patients with systemic lupus erythematosus SLE, according to a review of 686 lupus patients at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Most were dosed by actual weight, 6.5 mg/kg up to a maximum of 400 mg/day.

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    Download PDF. Drug-induced ocular side effects are back in the spotlight, thanks to the Academy’s revision of its recommendations on screening for retinal toxicity from chloroquine and its analogue hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil. 1 The most recent 2016 guidelines from the American Academy of Ophthalmology AAO recommend the dose of HCQ ≤5 mg/kg real body weight to minimize toxicity 1. According to these new guidelines, the risk of HCQ retinal toxicity is less than 1 % in the first year of therapy and less than 2 % up to 10 years of therapy. Dosage is based on body weight. The typical starting dose is 13 mg/kg maximum dose 800 mg.

     
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