Chloroquine phosphate rheumatoid arthritis

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    Chloroquine phosphate rheumatoid arthritis


    Chloroquine phosphate, which has been used for more than 70 years and is on the World Health Organization’s List of Essential Medicines, the safest and most effective medicines needed in a health system. Chloroquine was discovered in 1934 by Hans Andersag but was initially ignored for a decade because it was considered too toxic for human use.

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    The value of chloroquine in rheumatoid disease a four-year study of continuous therapy. Can Med Assoc J. 1957 Aug 1;77 3182–194. COHEN AS, CALKINS E. A controlled study of chloroquine as an antirheumatic agent. Arthritis Rheum. 1958 Aug;1 4297–312. DUTHIE JJ, THOMPSON M, WEIR MM, FLETCHER WB. What Conditions Does This Treat? Originally, hydroxychloroquine was used to prevent and treat malaria and was considered very effective. Now it is generally used for rheumatoid arthritis, but it has also been shown to work well for juvenile arthritis, some lupus symptoms, and other types of autoimmune conditions. This report describes the results obtained in a group of 50 consecutive private patients with chronic rheumatoid arthritis who received chloroquine phosphate Aralen as the major medical agent in the management of their disease for 18 to 36 months. The average duration of treatment was 24 months.

    Aside from preventing and treating malaria, chloroquine is also occasionally used for amebiasis that is occurring outside the intestines, rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus erythematosus. During World War II, United States government-sponsored clinical trials for antimalarial drug development showed unequivocally that chloroquine has a significant therapeutic value as an antimalarial drug.

    Chloroquine phosphate rheumatoid arthritis

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  7. Chloroquine Phosphate. Chloroquine is used to prevent or treat malaria caused by mosquito bites in countries where malaria is common. Malaria parasites can enter the body through these mosquito bites, and then live in body tissues such as red blood cells or the liver.

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    Rheumatoid arthritis. Adults 250 mg P. O. daily chloroquine phosphate with evening meal. Lupus erythematosus. Adults 250 mg P. O. daily chloroquine phosphate with evening meal; reduce dosage gradually over several months when lesions regress. Pharmacodynamics Antimalarial action Chloroquine binds to DNA, interfering with protein synthesis. It also inhibits DNA and RNA polymerases. Chloroquine phosphate is used occasionally to decrease the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and to treat systemic and discoid lupus erythematosus, scleroderma, pemphigus, lichen planus, polymyositis, sarcoidosis, and porphyria cutanea tarda. Talk to your doctor about the possible risks of using this drug for your condition. Chloroquine is a medication used to prevent and to treat malaria in areas where malaria is known to be sensitive to its effects. Certain types of malaria, resistant strains, and complicated cases typically require different or additional medication. It is also occasionally used for amebiasis that is occurring outside the intestines, rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus erythematosus. It is taken by mouth. Common side effects include muscle problems, loss of appetite, diarrhea, and skin rash. Serious

     
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    Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Back to Lovenox added Plaquenil DailyStrength Lovenox and lupus - MedHelp Plaquenil Oral Interactions with Other Medication
     
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    Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage & Side Effects - 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. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

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    Plaquenil UPDATE at Peeling Lips Exfoliative Cheilitis. Hey guys just thought i would say hello! and give a quick update! Im on around my 9th week and im takeing the highest dosage you can take. the standard dosage is just one tablet a day or 2 tablets a day. 1 tablet is 200mg. My derm has me takeing between 600mg-800mg per day. but most days i take 600 mg. he wants me doing this for another 5 weeks if no results we are going to fully stop.

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