Patient teaching for hydroxychloroquine

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  1. Ivanovich Guest

    Patient teaching for hydroxychloroquine


    Such is the case with hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil), a drug developed during World War II to treat malaria. Today, it's often prescribed for rheumatic diseases, particularly systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis.

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    May 02, 2018 A study of about 200 patients with a history of hydroxychloroquine retinopathy, including 36 Asian patients, found that the pericentral pattern occurred in half the Asian patients but only 2% of the white patients. 31 The mechanism for this finding is unclear, but because pericentral retinopathy spares the macula, it can be missed using standard screening methods. 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 also known as juvenile idiopathic arthritis and other autoimmune diseases. It is not clear why hydroxychloroquine is effective at treating autoimmune. Hydroxychloroquine is a topic covered in the Davis's Drug Guide. To view the entire topic, please sign in or purchase a subscription. Nursing Central is the award-winning, complete mobile solution for nurses and students.

    The drug works by slowly altering the acid-base balance of immune cells and limiting their ability to process antigens. In this article, I'll describe what you and your patient need to know about Plaquenil therapy, based on my experience as a nurse who's cared for patients with these conditions—and as someone who takes this medication for lupus. If your patient has lupus or rheumatoid arthritis, Plaquenil can help improve her symptoms and enhance her quality of life.

    Patient teaching for hydroxychloroquine

    Protecting your eyesight when taking Plaquenil Lupus., PATIENT FACT SHEET Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil

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  4. Nov 09, 2018 Hydroxychloroquine is 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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    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. Patient Education. When starting patients on chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine, clinicians should counsel patients about the benefits and limitations of screening. Patients should be informed that screening can detect toxicity at early stages and limit progression of vision loss but cannot necessarily prevent all toxicity and associated vision. Hydroxychloroquine usage in US patients, their experiences of tolerability and adherence, and implications for treatment survey results from 3127 patients with SLE conducted by the Lupus Foundation of America. Daniel J Wallace, 1 Karin Tse, 2 Leslie Hanrahan, 3 Rupert Davies, 4 and Michelle A Petri 5

     
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    In some cases, they may not be available in every strength or form as the brand-name drug. Long-Term Side Effects of Plaquenil for Rheumatoid. Common and Rare Side Effects for Plaquenil Oral Dangers of plaquenil - Answers on HealthTap
     
  6. lankier New Member

    I don't know if anyone can help as this isn't technically lupus related. Plaquenil Withdrawal – Life As An Anomaly Hydroxychloroquine MedlinePlus Drug Information What is the correct way to discontinue use of plaquenil?
     
  7. Soccerlive Guest

    Hydroxychloroquine Dosage Guide with Precautions - Detailed Hydroxychloroquine dosage information for adults and children. Includes dosages for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Malaria Prophylaxis and more; plus renal, liver and dialysis adjustments.

    Irritability and increased hot flashes with Plaquenil
     
  8. i.kropotov Guest

    New Plaquenil Guidelines - Problems with Plaquenil Use Toxic maculopathy associated with chloroquine use was first documented in the literature five decades ago.1 In the United States, Plaquenil––an analog to chloroquine––is used to treat a variety of conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and several distinct inflammatory disorders.

    Drug spotlight on hydroxychloroquine Lupus Foundation of.