Hydroxychloroquine pigmentation

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    Hydroxychloroquine pigmentation


    In many cases, once the offending drug has been stopped, fading of the lesions occurs. However, the pigmentation may last a long time or become permanent.

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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. Plaquenil or hydroxychloroquine has been known to cause a darkened discoloration of skin and/or mucous membranes. This is considered an adverse reaction and should be discussed with your prescriber. It is important to evaluate this color change to make sure there is nothing else wrong. Skin Hyperpigmentation with Hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is a common trade name is an anti-inflammatory oral medication that is commonly used to treat many autoimmune diseases. In the hair clinic, we use it for diseases such as lichen planopilaris, frontal fibrosing alopecia, pseudopelade and discoid lupus.

    Hydroxychloroquine is widely used in the treatment of post-Lyme arthritis. Because many drugs that induce skin pigmentation also cause photosensitivity reactions, sun protection is usually recommended.

    Hydroxychloroquine pigmentation

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  3. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil® is a 4-amino-quinoline antimalarial medication that is widely used to treat systemic lupus erythematosus SLE, rheumatoid arthritis, and related inflammatory and dermatological conditions. It is a hydroxylated version of chloroquine, with a similar mechanism of action. However, following an identical dose of hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, tissue levels of chloroquine are 2.5 times those of hydroxychloroquine.

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    Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of drugs called antimalarials. It is used to prevent and treat acute attacks of malaria. It is also used to treat discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis in patients whose symptoms have not improved with other treatments. Hydroxychloroquine-induced pigmentation lesions usually begin after a few months or years of treatment. When we compared our patients with the controls, we found no significant association with the duration of HCQ treatment or with the cumulative dose of HCQ. Hydroxychloroquine HCQ-associated hyperpigmentation is uncommon, with onset ranging from 3 months to 22 years following the initiation of therapy 1. A 32-year-old woman presented with a 1.5-year history of symmetric polyarthritis, positive rheumatoid factor, and anticyclic citrullinated peptide antibody, without erosive joint changes.

     
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    Hydroxychloroquine is widely used in the treatment of post-Lyme arthritis. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Side Effects & Dosage for Malaria Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate Study Finds Blood Levels of Plaquenil may be Important.
     
  5. Rodjer User

    I am taking Synthroid 50mg.12.5 mcg of Cytomel, Plaquenil. Hi, your medicines like synthroid and cytomel are adding to your high blood pressure problem, so you need to take a review of your prescribing physician to decrease their your TSh is 0.04 which is in lower range can indicate high dose of these drugs. while you should continue the other medicines. hope answer was helpful.

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    Chloroquine Oral Route Description and Brand Names. Chloroquine is used to prevent and treat malaria. It is also used to treat liver infection caused by protozoa extraintestinal amebiasis. Chloroquine belongs to a group of medicines known as antimalarials. It works by preventing or treating malaria, a red blood cell infection transmitted by the bite of a mosquito.

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