Cumulative chloroquine dosage

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    Cumulative chloroquine dosage


    Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take chloroquine with all of your drugs and health problems.

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    The risk of toxicity is low for individuals without complicating conditions during the first 5 years of treatment using less than 6.5 mg/kg/day of hydroxychloroquine or 3 mg/kg/day of chloroquine, and/or cumulative doses of less than 1000 gram and 460 gram total dose, respectively. Malaria treatment oral To treat malaria in adults, one dose of oral chloroquine is usually given right away. Then, half the dose is taken six to eight hours later. This is typically followed by half the dose once a day for the next two days. Amebiasis treatment oral To treat amebiasis in adults. My question for a person asking if it is safe to take chloroquine would be, how badly were you floxed? As we know FQ’s exhibit cumulative toxicity. From the article I referenced above we know that Chloroquine is a chemical cousin to the FQ’s so it is entirely plausible that Chloroquine would contribute to the cumulative toxicity.

    For all uses of chloroquine: WARNING/CAUTION: Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.

    Cumulative chloroquine dosage

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    Recommendations on Screening for Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine Retinopathy Retinal toxicity from chloroquine CQ and its analogue, hydroxychloroquine HCQ, has been recognized for many years. Chloroquine toxicity remains a problem in many parts of the world, but is seen less frequently in the United States where the drug largely has been. Keep chloroquine daily dose at 3 mg/kg/day and cumulative dose at 460 gm to reduce chances of retinopathy ; Keep hydroxychloroquine daily dose at 6.5mg/kg/day and cumulative dose at 1000gm to reduce chances of retinopathy ; Recognize that patients with renal failure are at unusually high risk of retinal toxicity Find patient medical information for Chloroquine Oral on WebMD including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ratings.

     
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    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine - Drugs and Lactation Database LactMed. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine sulfate dosing, indications. Hydroxychloroquine Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions.
     
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