Plaquenil 400 mg once a day

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  1. Boris Baydenko Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil 400 mg once a day


    Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

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    Adults 400 mg 310 mg base once weekly on the same day of each week starting 2 weeks prior to exposure, and continued for 4 weeks after leaving the endemic area. Weight-based dosing in adults and pediatric patients 6.5 mg/kg 5 mg/kg base, not to exceed 400 mg 310 mg base, once weekly on the same day of the week starting 2 weeks prior to. The recommended initial dosage of hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil for the treatment of lupus erythematosus is 400 mg once or twice daily. The recommended maintenance dose range of hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil for the treatment of lupus erythematosus is 200 to 400 mg daily. Plaquenil 400mg taken at once or split into 200mg twice a day. I have been on plaquenil for 8 years, started with 400 mg a day but now I have been taking only.

    Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. Hydroxychloroquine is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus.

    Plaquenil 400 mg once a day

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  5. I was put on Plaquenil three weeks ago, 400 mg once a day. About a week into it, I started feeling nauseated, lightheaded, dizzy, extremely gassy blush shaky, and had a burning pain in the pit of my stomach. I called my rheumy and she said to stop it for now, wait a bit and then start it again to see what happens.

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    The recommended adult dose for rheumatoid arthritis is 400-600 mg daily for 4-12 weeks followed by 200-400 mg daily. Systemic lupus erythematosus is treated with 400 mg once or twice daily for several weeks then 200-400 mg daily. Hydroxychloroquine should be taken with food or milk in order to reduce stomach upset. Typical dosage is 400 mg once per week, taken on the same day each week, starting 2 weeks before exposure to malaria. Hi, I saw a rheumy for the first time last week, and he prescribed plaquenil, 200 mg twice a day. Didn't diagnose with Lupus yet, but said I definitely have something autoimmune going on and the plaq will help with the fatigue. He warned that it could take 2-6 months, though, which is what I've read here too.

     
  6. JamBorn Guest

    Download PDF Many systemic medications may cause retinal toxicity. Hydroxychloroquine and the eye an old unsolved problem Imaging in Hydroxychloroquine Toxicity Hydroxychloroquine retinopathy — Nuffield Department of.
     
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  8. eeleo User

    Long-Term Side Effects of Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis Plaquenil is the brand name of hydroxychloroquine, a drug used to prevent or treat malaria. Plaquenil can cause serious side effects when used in high doses for chronic diseases such as RA over the long term.

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