Is plaquenil safe for kidney disease

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  1. Lolka-zainka New Member

    Is plaquenil safe for kidney disease


    In Sjögren’s, Plaquenil is used to treat many symptoms of Sjögren’s including fatigue, joint symptoms of arthritis and arthralgias (joint pain), dry mouth and dry eyes. Similar to its use in systemic lupus erythematosus, many clinicians feel that it is useful in reducing general Sjögren’s “disease activity.” One of the reasons that physicians feel comfortable in prescribing Plaquenil is its low risk to benefit ratio.

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    Medscape - Indication-specific dosing for Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine sulfate, frequency-based adverse effects, comprehensive interactions, contraindications, pregnancy & lactation schedules, and cost information. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis, prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long- term disability. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria. Some of her info I would have to question. I have systemic lupus and I see the top rheumatologist in the country and he prescribes hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil for his lupus patients. This is pretty much a miracle drug for lupus patients. It helps with all the joint pains, fevers, keeps cholesterol down, and prevents kidney damage.

    As with any medication, allergic reactions including skin rashes and non-allergic reactions can occur. This means that the side effects of Plaquenil are mild and infrequent compared with its potential benefits.

    Is plaquenil safe for kidney disease

    Plaquenil - FDA prescribing information, side effects and uses, PATIENT FACT SHEET Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil

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  5. Discussion. A risk factor for Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine retinotoxicity is a daily dose that exceeds 5.0 mg of drug per kg of body weight. The tool on the right simply calculates this threshold based on a patient’s real body weight. It’s important to understand that the daily dose is only one risk factor for plaquenil retinotoxicity.

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    This is one of the reasons why only 10% of people with chronic kidney disease know that they have it,” says Dr. Joseph Vassalotti, Chief Medical Officer at the National Kidney Foundation. While the only way to know for sure if you have kidney disease is to get tested, Dr. Vassalotti shares 10 possible signs you may have kidney disease. Aug 29, 2014 The Risk of Retinal Toxicity with Plaquenil. Plaquenil, hydroxychloroquine HCQ, is an anti-malarial medication that has been proven to be useful in the treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis RA, systemic lupus erythematosus SLE and other inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. Feb 19, 2020 PLAQUENIL is not recommended for the treatment of malaria acquired in geographic areas where chloroquine resistance occurs or when the Plasmodium species has not been identified. PLAQUENIL is not recommended for malaria prophylaxis in geographic areas where chloroquine resistance occurs.

     
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    Applies to hydroxychloroquine: oral tablet Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine may cause some unwanted effects. Hydroxychloroquine, HCQ - 優活 健康網 Living Well Website Hydroxychloroquine-Induced Retinal Toxicity - American. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage.
     
  7. Nimnul Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term - Note This document contains side effect information about hydroxychloroquine. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Plaquenil. For the Consumer. Applies to hydroxychloroquine oral tablet. Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil may cause some unwanted effects.

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