Adverse effects of hydroxychloroquine

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    Adverse effects of hydroxychloroquine


    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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    Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of drugs called antimalarials. It is used to prevent and treat acute attacks of malaria. It is also used to treat discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis in patients whose symptoms have not improved with other treatments. Hydroxychloroquine is a well-tolerated medication for various rheumatologic and dermatologic conditions. Its main side effects are gastrointestinal upset, skin rash, headache, and ocular toxicity1. Within the eye, hydroxychloroquine can adversely impact the cornea, ciliary body, and retina1 Hydroxychloroquine typically is very well tolerated. Serious side effects are rare. The most common side effects are nausea and diarrhea, which often improve with time. Less common side effects include rash, changes in skin pigment such as darkening or dark spots, hair changes, and muscle weakness.

    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.

    Adverse effects of hydroxychloroquine

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  5. However, in some people hydroxychloroquine can cause skin rashes, especially those made worse by sunlight. feeling sick nausea or indigestion. diarrhoea. headaches. bleaching of the hair or mild hair loss. tinnitus ringing in the ears. visual problems.

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    Common Plaquenil side effects may include headache, dizziness, ringing in your ears; nausea, vomiting, stomach pain; loss of appetite, weight loss; mood changes, feeling nervous or irritable; skin rash or itching; or. hair loss. Hydroxychloroquine may cause some people to be agitated, irritable, or display other abnormal behaviors. It may also cause some people to have suicidal thoughts and tendencies, or to become more depressed. If you or your caregiver notice any of these side effects, tell your doctor right away. This medicine may cause hypoglycemia low blood sugar. Hydroxychloroquine is dispensed as 200 mg tablets, which is equivalent to 155 mg of the base. Hydroxychloroquine should be taken with a meal or a glass of milk to minimise the gastrointestinal side effects. Alternate-day dosing can be used.

     
  6. walker900 New Member

    Hydroxychloroquine is used to prevent or treat malaria infections caused by mosquito bites. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage, Side Effects. Plaquenil Dosage Guide - Chloroquine has shown apparent efficacy in treatment of.
     
  7. Master2004 Well-Known Member

    Chloroquine has long been used in the treatment or prevention of malaria from Plasmodium vivax, P. malariae, excluding the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum, for it started to develop widespread resistance to it. Mechanism of action of hydroxychloroquine as an antirheumatic. Hydroxychloroquine DermNet NZ Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Side Effects & Dosage for Malaria
     
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  9. RASTYDOGNIK New Member

    Questions with answers in CHLOROQUINE Science topic I have previously shown in a publication in Cytometry that the lysoTracker signal goes up after chloroquine treatment and this is related to the induction of the autophagic process, so the dye.

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