Hydroxychloroquine and breastfeeding

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  1. Hydroxychloroquine and breastfeeding


    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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    Moved Permanently. The document has moved here. Because no information is available on the daily use of chloroquine during breastfeeding, hydroxychloroquine or another agent may be preferred in this situation, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant. Drug levels. Chloroquine has a serum half-life of over a month. Hydroxychloroquine belongs to the family of medicines called “antimalarials” AMs, which are also classified as disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs, or DMARDs. These drugs were initially used to prevent and to treat malaria but are no longer used for those purposes; more effective drugs have since been developed.

    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.

    Hydroxychloroquine and breastfeeding

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  5. However, children are more sensitive to the effects of this medicine than adults. Safety and efficacy of hydroxychloroquine to treat lupus and arthritis have not been established in children.

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    May 2009 in Breastfeeding Just wondering if anyone is currently on hydroxychloroquine or plaquenil and breast feeding? I am 32 weeks pregnant and have been taking 400 mg of the drug for several months because of an autoimmune disease. The role of hydroxychloroquine HCQ for achieving this control is now recognized. Several studies demonstrate that patients with SLE who continue HCQ during pregnancy have decreased flares and improved pregnancy outcomes, including longer fetal gestation and infants with higher birth weight3,4. Infants exposed to hydroxychloroquine during breastfeeding receive only small amounts of the drug in breastmilk. In infants up to at least 1 year of age, careful follow-up found no adverse effects on growth, vision or hearing. International experts indicate that hydroxychloroquine is acceptable during breastfeeding.

     
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    Suppression: 400 mg (310 mg base) orally on the same day every week Comments: -Suppressive therapy should begin 2 weeks prior to exposure; however, failing this, an initial dose of 800 mg (620 mg base) may be taken in 2 divided doses (6 hours apart). Lichen Planopilaris Treatment Dermatology Education Lichen Planopilaris A Case Report and Therapeutic. Using Low Dose Naltrexone for Lichen Planopilaris LPP.
     
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    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. Plaquenil Uses, Dosage & Side Effects - Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Side Effects - Mayo Clinic Drug spotlight on hydroxychloroquine Lupus Foundation of.
     
  8. SeoGuy Guest

    Hydroxychloroquine reduces cardiovascular morbidity risk. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil®, especially at the higher standard dose of 400 mg per day, independently decreases the risk of cardiovascular morbidity in people with rheumatoid arthritis, according to new research.

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    Chloroquine Phosphate - OEL Fastrac with ADE - Affygility. Chloroquine phosphate, a 4-aminoquinoline compound for malaria and non-intestinal amebic infection, is capable of inhibiting certain enzymes, but its therapeutic effect is believed to result from its ability to interact with DNA.

    Chloroquine - FDA prescribing information, side effects.