Hydroxychloroquine and lupus pregnancy

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  1. Elvis New Member

    Hydroxychloroquine and lupus pregnancy


    This information should not take the place of medical care and advice from your healthcare providers. Hydroxychloroquine is a medication used to prevent and treat malaria and to treat autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis or lupus.

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    Hydroxychloroquine HCQ, sold under the brand name Plaquenil among others, is a medication used for the prevention and treatment of certain types of malaria. Specifically it is used for chloroquine-sensitive malaria. Other uses include treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and porphyria cutanea tarda. It is taken by mouth. Today, however, HCQ is recommended for most individuals with lupus, whether mild, moderate, or severe, as well as during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. Given the drug’s many and varied beneficial effects and its excellent long-standing safety profile, most rheumatologists believe that hydroxychloroquine should be taken by people with. Sperber K, Hom C, Chao CP, et al. Systematic review of hydroxychloroquine use in pregnant patients with autoimmune diseases. Pediatr Rheumatol Online J 2009; 79. Koh JH, Ko HS, Kwok SK, et al. Hydroxychloroquine and pregnancy on lupus flares in Korean patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. Lupus 2015; 0.

    For more information on rheumatoid arthritis or lupus in pregnancy please see the Mother To Baby fact sheet on those topics at: https://mothertobaby.org/fact-sheets/rheumatoid-arthritis/pdf or https://mothertobaby.org/fact-sheets/lupus-pregnancy/pdf/. Hydroxychloroquine is sold under several brand names, including Plaquenil®.

    Hydroxychloroquine and lupus pregnancy

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  6. Background/Purpose Our current knowledge about how to treat lupus in pregnancy derives from small prospective or retrospective cohorts, and how best to manage lupus nephritis remains unknown. The goal of this individual participant meta-analysis was to pool data from multiple prospective cohorts to answer the clinical question of whether hydroxychloroquine HCQ treatment is beneficial from the decision point of the first trimester.

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    • Treating Lupus with Anti-Malarial Drugs Johns Hopkins Lupus Center.

    Women with rheumatic diseases, including inflammatory arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus SLE, fare better in pregnancy when their disease is under good control 1, 2. The role of hydroxychloroquine HCQ for achieving this control is now recognized. Women with rheumatic diseases, including inflammatory arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus SLE, fare better in pregnancy when their disease is under good control1,2. 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. Hydroxychloroquine is a medication used to prevent and treat malaria and to treat autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis or lupus. Hydroxychloroquine is sold under several brand names, including Plaquenil®. For more information on rheumatoid arthritis or lupus in pregnancy please see.

     
  7. disceple New Member

    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 Dosage - Antibiotics Home Page Plaquenil Uses, Dosage & Side Effects - PLAQUENIL Dosage & Rx Info Uses, Side Effects
     
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    Chloroquine has long been used in the treatment or prevention of malaria from Plasmodium vivax, P. malariae, excluding the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum, for it started to develop widespread resistance to it. Chloroquine C18H26ClN3 - PubChem Chloroquine phosphate - DrugBank What is Chloroquine Phosphate? - GoodRx
     
  9. MaelStroM Guest

    Plaquenil. A medication for Lupus Hydroxychloroquine is a one of a number of drugs which have been used for many years in the treatment of malaria. Fortunately, it was discovered these drugs often are helpful in the treatment of various rheumatic diseases, particularly systemic lupus erythematosus SLE or "Lupus" and rheumatoid arthritis.

    Medications used to treat lupus Lupus Foundation of America
     
  10. carl0s Guest

    Plaquenil Use in Autoimmune Diseases Less common adverse effects of Plaquenil are drug-induced skin rashes. These rashes may consist of many small red bumps or bright red skin covering most of the body. The severity of the rash indicates to the clinician whether the drug needs to be stopped and even whether it will be tried again.

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