Plaquenil dosage by weight

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  1. Troyan Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil dosage by weight


    If a patient is overweight, one should use the ideal body weight to assess whether the doaily dose is in the toxic range (/= 6.5 mg/kg/day). This graph shows various formulas that have been proposed for deriving ideal body weight for women, because virtually all cases of hydroxychloroquine toxicity have been female.

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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. Dosing is usually much lower in children and infants depending on their body weight, usually 5 mg, calculated as base, per kilogram kg of body weight one 200 mg tablet = 155 mg base. Child. Plaquenil Dosage Malaria. Adults 400 mg 310 mg base once weekly on the same day of each week starting 2 weeks prior. Lupus Erythematosus. The recommended adult dosage is 200 to 400 mg 155 to 310 mg base daily. Rheumatoid Arthritis. The action of hydroxychloroquine is cumulative and may.

    For this dosage, any woman with an ideal body weight less than 135 pounds would be in the toxic dose range. The usual hydroxychloroquine dose that is prescribed is 400 mg/day.

    Plaquenil dosage by weight

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  7. The dosage is based on body weight. 6.5 mg/kg maximum dose 400 mg should be given on the same day each week starting 2 weeks before exposure to malaria.

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    The plaquenil has caused a weight gain of about 20-25 pounds for me. Since I was diagnosed with MCTD a year ago, Plaquenil has been the only medication besides eye supplements, thyroid meds - been stable for years, and most recently Evoxac that I have been given. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Plaquenil is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. Mg 310 mg base PO once every 7 days. Alternatively, 6.5 mg/kg/dose 5 mg base/kg/dose; Max 400 mg/dose or 310 mg base/dose. Dosing should begin 2 weeks before entering and continue for 4 weeks after leaving the endemic area. The CDC suggests hydroxychloroquine as an alternative to chloroquine.

     
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  9. DirtyWay Guest

    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. What Is Plaquenil? - American Academy of Ophthalmology Eye screening for patients taking hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil New Plaquenil Guidelines -
     
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