Hydroxychloroquine and neutropenia

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  1. sidorenko Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine and neutropenia


    If you believe you are seeing this page in error please contact us. 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.

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    USES Hydroxychloroquine is used to prevent or treat malaria infections caused by mosquito bites. It does not work against certain types of malaria chloroquine -resistant. The United States Center for Disease Control provides updated guidelines and travel recommendations for the prevention and treatment of malaria in different parts of the world. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine sulfate tablets contain 200 mg hydroxychloroquine sulfate, equivalent to 155 mg base, and are for oral administration. Hydroxychloroquine is used in the treatment of malaria, rheumatic disorders, and systemic lupus erythematosus. 8 Many side effects have been reported associated with the use of hydroxychloroquine. Among these side effects, there is a particular concern regarding the development of cardiomyopathy and thrombocytopenia. 9,10

    This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia.

    Hydroxychloroquine and neutropenia

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  7. Overdose. Hydroxychloroquine is very toxic in overdosage; overdosage is extremely hazardous and difficult to treat. Urgent advice from the National Poisons Information Service is essential. Life-threatening features include arrhythmias which can have a very rapid onset and convulsions which can be intractable.

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    The major manifestations are anemia, leucopenia, thrombocytopenia and antiphospholipid syndrome APS. One study of 126 patients with SLE showed that 47% had neutropenia, 27% had thrombocytopenia, 20% with lymphopenia and 13% had hemolytic anemia 2,3. Our review considered neutropenia, lymphopenia, AIHA, thrombocytopenia, TTP and myelofibrosis. According to the literature, mild neutropenia is a common finding in SLE and requires no specific therapy. However, patients with severe neutropenia with opportunistic infection or the risk of such infection can be successfully treated with G-CSF. RARE side effects. If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression. Abnormal Liver Function Tests. Acute Liver Failure. Acute Pustular Eruptions On Skin. Bronchospasm. Decreased Blood Platelets. Decreased White Blood Cells.

     
  8. Denisova Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of drugs called antimalarials. PATIENT FACT SHEET Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Plaquenil Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures. Eye screening for patients taking hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil®
     
  9. orc New Member

    Esomeprazole MedlinePlus Drug Information Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Take esomeprazole exactly as directed. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than or for a longer period of time than prescribed by your doctor or stated on the package.

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  10. turururu New Member

    Danger in taking Plaquenil and Prednisone if its not Lupus ? Yahoo. Hi, I have lupus. I take Plaquenil. It has kept my lupus at bay for three years now. The prednisone suppresses your immune system and causes havoc to your body, so you don't want to take it forever. My friend was on long-term prednisone after an organ transplant not-lupus related and she was blown-up and swollen like a balloon.

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