How long is it safe to take hydroxychloroquine

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  1. Dmitriy78 User

    How long is it safe to take hydroxychloroquine


    While these reviews might be helpful, they are not a substitute for the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgement of healthcare practitioners. Been on Plaquenil for 30 years for rheumatoid arthritis. I don’t know if I have side effect from this drug as they are intermittent...

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    If you're taking Plaquenil for an autoimmune condition, your symptoms should begin to improve after a few months, but it can take up to six months for full effects. Indicates that you can expect to see some results after a month or two of taking hydroxychloroquine, but in order to get the full benefits you will need to take the medication for at least six months. That can help you realize how much benefit you’re going to actually get from the drug. Hydroxychloroquine is generally prescribed at a daily dose of 6.5 milligrams or less per kilogram of body weight. Using this formula, the dosage for a 150-pound person would be 443 mg/day, as one kilogram equals 2.2 pounds. Because HCQ is formulated as a 200 mg tablet, many people taking it for lupus will take two pills per day.

    My eye dr puts me through an hour battery of tests (4? Starting to wonder if I need to increase because my shoulders starting to loose range of motion and had bursitis a few weeks ago in one. Itching - weird times not consistent Eye watering - constant Headaches - hormonal, RA related Always had thin hair - never fell out No stomach issues ever Get eyes checked 1x a year.

    How long is it safe to take hydroxychloroquine

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    Continue taking the medicine regularly during your stay and for at least 8 weeks after you leave the area. To treat malaria Hydroxychloroquine is usually given for 3 days, starting with one high dose followed by a smaller dose during the next 2 days in a row. Take this medicine for the full prescribed length of time for malaria. Hydroxychloroquine is often prescribed as long-term therapy for many dermatologic indications, and it may have broader benefits e.g. preventing or improving thrombophilia associated with lupus erythematosus, neonatal lupus erythematosus, diabetes in rheumatoid arthritis and other connective tissue diseases, and as adjunctive therapy in some cancers. Symptoms can start to improve in one to two months, but it may take up to six months before the full benefits of this medication are experienced. Side Effects Hydroxychloroquine typically is very well tolerated.

     
  8. Aprelb New Member

    hello hope everyone is welljust a quick question, i have been on methotrexate for 2 months increasing from 7.5 to 15 and now to 25mg.weekly now been given plaquenil 400mg daily, has anyone else been on this mixture and has it worked or how long should i wait to see if it works.i'm not expecting it to work over night but soon hopefullyi am still in so much pain everyday and hoping for some relieve soon. Methotrexate / Hydroxychloroquine Another question. - NRAS Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis Plaquenil Oral Interactions with Other Medication
     
  9. Ecclesiastess Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate Psoriasis or porphyria as these conditions may be exacerbated by its use. Observe caution in patients with psoriasis. PLAQUENIL may cause acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis AGEP. AGEP has to be distinguished from psoriasis, although PLAQUENIL may precipitate attacks of psoriasis. It may be associated with fever and hyperleukocytosis.

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  10. seolg Moderator

    PAG 1 PAG 2 - Medicines Hydroxychloroquine sulfate contains lactoseSigns of allergic reaction include a rash, swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of your lips, face, throat or tongue.

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