Hydroxychloroquine annual monitoring

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    Hydroxychloroquine annual monitoring


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    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 Extend monthly monitoring longer term b BP and glucose at each monitoring visit Gold Standard monitoring schedule a Urinalysis for blood and protein prior to each dose HCQ No routine laboratory monitoring Annual eye assessment ideally including optical coherence tomography if continued for 5 years LEF Standard monitoring schedule a Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may 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.

    Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. Hydroxychloroquine is a quinoline medicine used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito.

    Hydroxychloroquine annual monitoring

    Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine sulfate dosing, indications., BSR and BHPR guideline for the prescription and monitoring of non.

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  3. Hydroxychloroquine June 2017 Page 2 of 2 Monitoring table Hospital specialist GP Hospital specialist Test Indication Pre-treatment baseline During treatment Annual review FBC Baseline assessment, dose adjustment Not routinely required As part of annual review or as clinically indicated LFTs U&Es, eGFR ESR/CRP Rheumatology only

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    • HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE SULFATE Drug BNF content published by NICE.

    One such commonly used medication for dermatologic and rheumatologic inflammatory conditions is hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, a chloroquine derivative. It is used to treat many diseases including malaria, rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil® is a 4-amino-quinoline antimalarial medication that is widely used to treat systemic lupus erythematosus SLE, rheumatoid arthritis, and related inflammatory and dermatological conditions. It is a hydroxylated version of chloroquine, with a similar mechanism of action. However, following an identical dose of hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, tissue levels of chloroquine are 2.5 times those of hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine. Take monitoring booklet every time the patient sees the GP, has a hospital appointment or visits the pharmacist. Secondary care review During initiation 4 – 6 weekly until controlled Once disease controlled Annual review by consultant Availability 200mg tablet 60 = £5.15 Prices from November 2011 Drug Tariff

     
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    The resource you are looking for (or one of its dependencies) could have been removed, had its name changed, or is temporarily unavailable. Antimalarials Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Lupus Medications and Treatments
     
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    DMARDs - NICE CKS DMARDs fall into either of two categories biologic or non-biologic. DMARD indications include Psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis. Rheumatoid arthritis RA. Systemic lupus erythematosus and vasculitic disorders. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis JIA. With the exception of hydroxycholoroquine, all people taking DMARDs require regular blood tests.

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