Hydroxychloroquine poisoning

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  1. xOBEUSx Guest

    Hydroxychloroquine poisoning


    In Sjögren’s, Plaquenil is used to treat many symptoms of Sjögren’s including fatigue, joint symptoms of arthritis and arthralgias (joint pain), dry mouth and dry eyes. Similar to its use in systemic lupus erythematosus, many clinicians feel that it is useful in reducing general Sjögren’s “disease activity.” One of the reasons that physicians feel comfortable in prescribing Plaquenil is its low risk to benefit ratio.

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    Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. Stop taking hydroxychloroquine and call your doctor at once if you have trouble focusing, if you see light streaks or flashes in your vision, or if you notice any swelling or color changes in your eyes. Call your doctor at once if you have Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine have a similar dose related risk assessment. 10mg / kg is potentially toxic. Increasing mortality is expected at doses 30mg / kg. 5 grams in adults is fatal without intervention. Children Ingestion of just one tablet can be fatal in the under 6 year. Call a poison control center at once and then seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine. An overdose of hydroxychloroquine can be fatal, especially in children. Take hydroxychloroquine for the full prescribed length of time for malaria. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared.

    As with any medication, allergic reactions including skin rashes and non-allergic reactions can occur. This means that the side effects of Plaquenil are mild and infrequent compared with its potential benefits.

    Hydroxychloroquine poisoning

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  7. Hydroxychloroquine can cause irreversible retinal toxicity, resulting in bilateral bull’s eye retinopathy, but is regarded as less toxic to the retina than chloroquine and it does not cause the corneal deposits seen with chloroquine therapy.

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    An overdose of hydroxychloroquine can be fatal, especially in children. Plaquenil overdose must be treated quickly. You may be told to induce vomiting right away at home, before transport to an emergency room. Ask the poison control center how to induce vomiting in the case of an overdose. Chloroquine poisoning, on the other hand, is well understood due to its widespread use in parts of Asia, Africa and Europe for inducing abortion and attempting suicide. 6 9 Animal studies have shown the toxicity profile of chloroquine to be approximately two to three times that of hydroxychloroquine. Toxicity from hydroxychloroquine may be seen in two distinct areas of the eye the cornea and the macula. The cornea may become affected relatively commonly by an innocuous cornea verticillata or vortex keratopathy and is characterized by whorl-like corneal epithelial deposits.

     
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  9. rebe17331 Guest

    Chloroquine Phosphate chloroquine phosphate dose. Use chloroquine with caution in patients with cardiac disease or other conditions that may increase the risk of QT prolongation including cardiac arrhythmias, congenital long QT syndrome, heart failure, bradycardia less than 50 bpm, myocardial infarction, hypertension, coronary artery disease, hypomagnesemia, hypokalemia, hypocalcemia, or in patients receiving medications known to prolong the QT interval or cause electrolyte imbalances.

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