Hydroxychloroquine shelf life

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    Hydroxychloroquine shelf life


    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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    Hydroxychloroquine is usually available as the sulfate salt with hydroxychloroquine constituting about 75% of the labeled dose of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It has a half-life of over a month. Some studies have not been clear about the salt form and dosage of the products being taken and others have sampled milk after only a few doses before. Hydroxychloroquine sulfate 200 mg is equivalent to 155 mg hydroxychloroquine base. Malaria Chemoprophylaxis Infants, Children, and Adolescents Oral 6.5 mg/kg hydroxychloroquine sulfate once weekly on the same day each week; maximum dose 400 mg/dose hydroxychloroquine sulfate; begin 1 to 2 weeks before exposure; continue for at least 4 weeks after leaving endemic area CDC 2016. Long-term therapy with hydroxychloroquine is not generally recommended in children {18}. However, it has been used in juvenile arthritis for as long as 6 months with little or no toxicity {05}. No information is available on the relationship of age to the effects of hydroxychloroquine in geriatric patients.

    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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  6. Hydroxychloroquine is generally prescribed at a daily dose of 6.5 milligrams or less per kilogram of body weight. Using this formula, the dosage for a 150-pound person would be 443 mg/day, as one kilogram equals 2.2 pounds. Because HCQ is formulated as a 200 mg tablet, many people taking it for lupus will take two pills per day.

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    Continue taking the medicine regularly during your stay and for at least 8 weeks after you leave the area. To treat malaria Hydroxychloroquine is usually given for 3 days, starting with one high dose followed by a smaller dose during the next 2 days in a row. Take this medicine for the full prescribed length of time for malaria. To prevent malaria, take chloroquine once weekly on the same day each week, or as directed by your doctor. Start this medication usually 1 to 2 weeks before you enter the malarious area, continue to take it weekly while in the area, and weekly for 4 to 8 weeks after leaving the area, or as directed by your doctor. Hydroxychloroquine is excreted in small amounts in human breast milk. Neonates are extremely sensitive to the toxic effects of 4-aminoquinolines. Because of the long half-life and the daily high dosage of hydroxychloroquine an accumulation must be expected. Hydroxychloroquine is contraindicated during lactation see section 4.3. Fertility

     
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    Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD). Treating Lupus with Anti-Malarial Drugs Johns Hopkins Lupus. How Long Each Drug Stays In your Body. Drug Use Chart Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Side effects, Images, Uses, Dosage.
     
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    Hydroxychloroquine is used to prevent or treat malaria infections caused by mosquito bites. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine sulfate Drug / Medicine. Ask the Expert Plaquenil and Sjögren’s Rheumatoid arthritis prescription medicines - au
     
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