Muscle weakness with plaquenil

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    Muscle weakness with plaquenil


    It's used to treat and prevent malaria infection, and to reduce symptoms and progression of autoimmune diseases such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and others. Malaria is spread by mosquitoes, which transmit the parasites that cause the infection, usually in tropical and subtropical parts of the world.

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    Muscle weakness is listed as a rare and serious side effect of Plaquenil. Have any of you experienced muscle weakness as a side effect of Plaquenil? When it happens, is it something that happens right away, or with prolonged use? I was taking a very low dose for a very short amount of time, so I can't imagine that it did lasting damage to my muscles, but I am concerned that I'm not improving since going off of it. Side effects include irritability, headache, weakness, hair lightening or loss, stomach upset, nausea, dizziness, muscle pain, rash and itching. Rarely, hydroxychloroquine can affect the bone marrow leading to reduced white blood cells leukopenia or platelets thrombocytopenia and abnormal red blood cells. May 23, 2016 Other potential side effects include but are not limited to nausea, changes in mood, muscle weakness, skin pigmentation and anemia. While the drug may be used during pregnancy, the potential benefits and risks should be discussed with your doctor. In summary, if you have Sjögren’s, hydroxychloroquine may be an option to help your symptoms.

    For example, it may be combined with an antibiotic to treat chronic Q-fever, which humans usually catch from farm animals or raw milk. Plaquenil is used to treat other types of infections too.

    Muscle weakness with plaquenil

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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is used to treat malaria, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis. Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more. What are the side effects of hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil? Side effects include irritability, headache, weakness, hair lightening or loss, stomach upset, nausea, dizziness, muscle pain, rash and itching. Sep 13, 2019 Frequency not reported Skeletal muscle myopathy or neuromyopathy leading to progressive weakness and atrophy of proximal muscle groups, depression of tendon reflexes and abnormal nerve conduction studies. Myopathy may be reversible after therapy discontinuation, but recovery may take many months. Nervous system

     
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    Note: For a listing of dosage forms and brand names by country availability, see Dosage Forms section(s). Accepted Malaria (prophylaxis and treatment)—Hydroxychloroquine is indicated in the suppressive treatment and the treatment of acute attacks of malaria caused by Plasmodium vivax, P. In these species, “hypnozoites”, which remain dormant in the liver, are responsible for relapses. Pharmacology/Pharmacokinetics Note: Because hydroxychloroquine concentrates in the cellular fraction of blood, hydroxychloroquine concentrations measured in the blood are higher than those measured in the plasma Mechanism of action/Effect: Antiprotozoal—Malaria: Unknown, but may be based on ability of hydroxychloroquine to bind to and alter the properties of DNA. CRITERIA FOR PRIOR AUTHORIZATION DailyMed Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate - Sanofi
     
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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). Discoid lupus erythematosus - Wikipedia PLAQUENIL® HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE SULFATE TABLETS, USP MEDICAL CHLOROQUIE SULPHATE TREATMENT OF CHRONIC DISCOID.
     
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