Plaquenil standard dose

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    Plaquenil standard dose


    Pattern of Retinopathy: Although the locus of toxic damage is parafoveal in many eyes, Asian patients often show an extramacular pattern of damage. Dose: We recommend a maximum daily HCQ use of 5.0 mg/kg real weight, which correlates better with risk than ideal weight.

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    By the old standards, obese people, if dosed by their actual weight, could be overmedicated, Dr. Marmor said. If you’re short, the standard prescription of 200 mg of Plaquenil, twice daily, is too much, he said. The recommended dosage is no more than 6.5 mg/kg/day, using the standard known as “ideal weight,” which factors in height. Dr. Adult dosing ranges from 200 mg or 400 mg per day 6.5mg/kg. In some cases, higher doses can be used. It is recommended one tablet twice daily if taking more than one tablet. It is recommended to be taken with food. Plaquenil comes in 200 mg tablets, and many doctors just off-handedly put everyone on 200 mg twice a day.

    Risk of Toxicity: The risk of toxicity is dependent on daily dose and duration of use. There are no similar demographic data for CQ, but dose comparisons in older literature suggest using 2.3 mg/kg real weight.

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  6. Maintenance adult dosage When a good response is obtained, the dosage may be reduced by 50 percent and continued at a maintenance level of 200 mg to 400 mg 155 to 310 mg base daily, administered as a single daily dose or in two divided doses.

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    Initial dose 400 mg 310 mg base orally 1 to 2 times a day; this dose may be continued for several weeks or months, depending on patient response Maintenance dose 200 to 400 mg 155 to 310 mg base orally daily SAN FRANCISCO – Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil dosing based on actual body weight – instead of ideal weight – is appropriate for patients with systemic lupus erythematosus SLE, according to a review of 686 lupus patients at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Most were dosed by actual weight, 6.5 mg/kg up to a maximum of 400 mg/day. Irreversible retinal damage observed in some patients who had received hydroxychloroquine sulfate; significant risk factors for retinal damage include daily doses of hydroxychloroquine sulfate greater than 6.5 mg/kg 5 mg/kg base of actual body weight, durations of use greater than five years, subnormal glomerular filtration, use of some concomitant drug products such as tamoxifen citrate and concurrent macular disease

     
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    Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD). What Is The Effect of Quinine Tonic Water on Arthritis? Healthfully If You Have Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia CLL Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Description and Brand Names.
     
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