Hydroxychloroquine and kidney

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    Hydroxychloroquine and kidney


    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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    Jan 05, 2020 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 Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine belongs to a group of medications known as anti-inflammatories and antimalarials. It is used alone or in combination with other anti-arthritic medications to treat rheumatoid arthritis. It helps to reduce pain, stiffness, and swelling in joints. 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.

    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.

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  4. Acute kidney failure is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Enbrel, and have Osteoporosis

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    Hydroxychloroquine is often taken in combination with other drugs such as methotrexate. Are there any reasons I won't be prescribed hydroxychloroquine? Before starting on hydroxychloroquine your doctor may take a blood test to check that your liver and kidneys are working normally, but you won't need any regular blood tests during the treatment. Despite optimization of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system RAAS inhibition, patients with immunoglobulin A nephropathy IgAN and persistent proteinuria remain at risk for kidney failure. We evaluated the efficacy and safety of hydroxychloroquine HCQ, an immunomodulator, when added to the treatment regimen of patients with IgAN. Hydroxychloroquine HCQ, a well-known anti-malarial drug, is commonly used in clinical practice for its anti-inflammatory actions. Hydroxychloroquine attenuates renal ischemia/reperfusion.

     
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    To my shock and surprise I was diagnosed with Lupus on Wed. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage. Protecting your eyesight when taking Plaquenil Lupus. Rx Side Effects New Plaquenil Guidelines and More - American.
     
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    Hydroxychloroquine is widely used in the treatment of post-Lyme arthritis. Drug-induced corneal epithelial changes - ScienceDirect Amiodarone-Induced Vortex Keratopathy NEJM Does Patient with Lupus Have Plaquenil Retinopathy?
     
  7. Protecting your eyesight when taking Plaquenil Lupus. The maximum dose of Plaquenil is 6.5 mg/kg of ideal body weight per day, regardless of whether a person is overweight, underweight, or normal weight. One kilogram kg equals 2.2 pounds. Women with lupus who are OVER their ideal body weight should go by these dosing rules

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