Hydroxychloroquine and breastfeeding

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  1. leshii85 Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine and breastfeeding


    Hydroxychloroquine is available as the brand-name drug Plaquenil. Generic drugs usually cost less than the brand-name version. Hydroxychloroquine may be used as part of a combination therapy.

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    Hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine are excreted into breast milk in small amounts and have been deemed safe by the American Academy of Pediatrics. 1,2 Biologics There is insufficient data for determining the safety of TNF-inhibitors etanercept, infliximab, adalimumab, golimumab, and certolizumab pegol and other biologics, including abatacept, rituximab, anakinra, tofacitinib, and toclizumab, in lactating mothers. 2 From InfantRisk Hydroxychloroquine HCQ is effective in the treatment of malaria but is also used in immune syndromes such as rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus SLE. Due to its huge volume of distribution, milk levels are generally quite low, and therefore this drug maybe considered compatible with breastfeeding. Hydroxychloroquine belongs to the family of medicines called “antimalarials” AMs, which are also classified as disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs, or DMARDs. These drugs were initially used to prevent and to treat malaria but are no longer used for those purposes; more effective drugs have since been developed.

    Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. It isn’t fully understood how this drug works to treat lupus erythematosus or rheumatoid arthritis. That means you may need to take it with other drugs. It treats malaria by killing the parasites that cause the disease.

    Hydroxychloroquine and breastfeeding

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  4. Infants exposed to hydroxychloroquine during breastfeeding receive only small amounts of the drug in breastmilk. In infants up to at least 1 year of age, careful follow-up found no adverse effects on growth, vision or hearing. International experts indicate that hydroxychloroquine is acceptable during breastfeeding.

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    Hydroxychloroquine is usually considered a pregnancy Category C medication. This means that it may not be safe for use during pregnancy, although the full risks are not known. Talk to your healthcare provider about the risks and benefits of using hydroxychloroquine during pregnancy see Plaquenil and Pregnancy for more information. However, children are more sensitive to the effects of this medicine than adults. Safety and efficacy of hydroxychloroquine to treat lupus and arthritis have not been established in children. Hydroxychloroquine is a medication used to prevent and treat malaria and to treat autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis or lupus. Hydroxychloroquine is sold under several brand names, including Plaquenil®. For more information on rheumatoid arthritis or lupus in pregnancy please see.

     
  5. seorega.ru Well-Known Member

    Applies to hydroxychloroquine: oral tablet Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine may cause some unwanted effects. What Conditions does Plaquenil Treat? - WebMD Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Side effects, Images, Uses. Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses
     
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    Hydroxychloroquine MedlinePlus Drug Information Hydroxychloroquine comes as a tablet to take by mouth. For prevention of malaria in adults, two tablets are usually taken once a week on exactly the same day of each week. The first dose is taken 1 to 2 weeks before traveling to an area where malaria is common, and then doses are continued for 8 weeks after exposure.

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  7. SMSdesign XenForo Moderator

    PLAQUENIL HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE SULFATE TABLETS, USP DESCRIPTION PLAQUENIL is indicated for the treatment of chronic discoid lupus erythematosus and systemic lupus erythematosus in adults. Rheumatoid Arthritis. PLAQUENIL is indicated for the treatment of acute and chronic rheumatoid arthritis in adults. CONTRAINDICATIONS. Use of PLAQUENIL is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to 4­

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