Hydroxychloroquine and lupus nephritis

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  1. fomka Guest

    Hydroxychloroquine and lupus nephritis


    -Suppressive therapy should continue for 8 weeks after leaving the endemic area. -Each dose should be taken with a meal or a glass of milk.

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    In 1956, the U. S. Food and Drug Administration approved HCQ for symptoms of lupus and rheumatoid arthritis, particularly skin inflammation, hair loss, mouth sores, fatigue, and joint pain. Dosing Hydroxychloroquine is generally prescribed at a daily dose of 6.5 milligrams or less per kilogram of body weight. INTRODUCTION. Lupus nephritis is a major complication of systemic lupus erythematosus SLE, occurring in up to two-thirds of SLE patients. Renal remission is important, with those patients that enter complete remission having a higher renal and overall survival compared with those patients in whom remission is not achieved. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria. Today, it is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, some symptoms of lupus, childhood arthritis or juvenile idiopathic arthritis and other autoimmune diseases. It is not clear why hydroxychloroquine is effective at treating autoimmune diseases.

    -Concomitant therapy with an 8-aminoquinoline drug is necessary for the radical cure of vivax and malariae malaria. Use: Malaria prophylaxis Acute attack: 800 mg (620 mg base) orally followed in 6 to 8 hours by 400 mg (310 mg base), then 400 mg (310 mg base) once a day for 2 consecutive days; alternatively, a single dose of 800 mg (620 mg base) has also been effective Alternate dosing based on body weight: A total dose representing 25 mg/kg is administered in 3 days, as follows: First dose: 10 mg base/kg (not to exceed 620 mg base) orally Second dose: 5 mg base/kg (not to exceed 310 mg base) orally 6 hours after first dose Third dose: 5 mg base/kg orally 18 hours after second dose Fourth dose: 5 mg base/kg orally 24 hours after third dose Comments: -Each dose should be taken with a meal or a glass of milk.

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  3. These medications may also prevent lupus from spreading to certain organs, such as the kidney and central nervous system your brain and spinal cord and may help to reduce flares by as much as 50%. Plaquenil and other anti-malarials are the key to controlling lupus long term, and some lupus patients may be on Plaquenil for the rest of their lives.

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    Mar 04, 2019 Azathioprine is useful in moderate-to-severe lupus nephritis. It improves renal outcome, but it does not appear to be as effective as cyclophosphamide, although it is less toxic. Mycophenolate mofetil is an option for induction therapy with class II/IV lupus nephritis. It has generally been well tolerated and. Jun 20, 2012 Kasitanon N, Fine DM, Haas M, et al. Hydroxychloroquine use predicts complete renal remission within 12 months among patients treated with mycophenolate mofetil therapy for membranous lupus nephritis. In 1941, discoid lupus patients were treated successfully with Atabrine, a compound developed in Germany in the 1920s. In the mid-1940s, both hydroxychloroquine HCQ and chloroquine CQ had been synthesized. In 1955 HCQ was shown to be effective for both systemic lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.

     
  4. Web_Mike Guest

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  6. Cherny Well-Known Member

    LymeMD Do You have to take Flagyl? Flagyl tastes bad and you can't drink alcohol with it two negative. It causes a significant is thought to only kill Lyme cysts. The alternative drug is internet entries claim that Plaquenil also kills Lyme cyst. I have found no substantiation of this claim.

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  7. martusya New Member

    Plaquenil Uses, Dosage & Side Effects - Before using Plaquenil, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs, or if you have psoriasis, porphyria, liver disease, alcoholism, or glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase G-6-PD deficiency. Take Plaquenil for the full prescribed length of time for malaria. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared.

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