Hydroxychloroquine during pregnancy

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  1. artavaleha Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine during pregnancy


    It may have both an anti-spirochaete activity and an anti-inflammatory activity, similar to the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. And caution is required if patients have certain heart conditions, diabetes, psoriasis etc.

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    Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat and prevent malaria infection, and to reduce symptoms and progression of autoimmune diseases such as lupus & others. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil and prednisone are considered safe during pregnancy. Methotrexate and cyclophosphamide Cytoxan should not be used in pregnancy and should be discontinued for at least a month prior to getting pregnant. Ask your doctor to help you weigh the benefits and risks all your medications. Safety of antiinflammatory and immunosuppressive drugs in rheumatic diseases during pregnancy and lactation View in Chinese generally considered safe. The following medications are viewed as relatively safe in pregnancy Hydroxychloroquine HCQ Sulfasalazine SSZ Low-dose aspirin Pregnancy – HCQ can be continued during

    The most serious adverse effects affect the eye, with dose-related retinopathy as a concern even after hydroxychloroquine use is discontinued. The most common adverse effects are a mild nausea and occasional stomach cramps with mild diarrhea.

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  4. 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.

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    DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY — The anti-inflammatory compound hydroxychloroquine appears to be relatively safe during pregnancy, according to a small number of studies totaling about 250 patients. But these studies have not provided overwhelming evidence proving the safety of this agent in pregnancy, Jean-Charles Piette, M. D. said at an international conference on cutaneous lupus erythematosus. 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. Background/Purpose Chloroquine CQ and Hydroxychloroquine HCQ have been used for years during pregnancy for multiple indications malaria prevention, autoimmune disorders, etc. Recently, some countries face restrictions to prescribe these drugs during pregnancy, due to report of ocular toxicity in animal models and potential genotoxicity.

     
  5. MemiteteSow Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD). CHLOROQUINE HYDROCHLORIDE Hydroxychloroquine Davis's Drug Guide for Rehabilitation. Hydroxychloroquine Professional Patient Advice -
     
  6. ghopstop Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Proper Use - Mayo Clinic Adults—At first, 400 to 600 milligrams mg taken as a single dose or in two divided doses once a day. Then, 200 to 400 mg taken as a single dose or in two divided doses once a day. Your doctor may adjust your dose if needed. However, dose is usually not more than 600 mg or 6.5 mg per kilogram kg of body weight per day, whichever is lower.

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  7. 4udo New Member

    Plaquenil Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term - Sep 13, 2019 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. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

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