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    It does not work against certain types of malaria (chloroquine-resistant). The United States Center for Disease Control provides updated guidelines and travel recommendations for the prevention and treatment of malaria in different parts of the world.

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    Hydroxychloroquine can be taken with a glass of milk or a meal to decrease nausea. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Take hydroxychloroquine exactly as directed. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor. The adult dose of Plaquenil to suppress malaria is 400 mg on the same day each week. The pediatric weekly suppressive dosage is 5 mg/kg of body weight. The adult dose of Plaquenil to treat an acute attack of malaria is an initial dose of 800 mg followed by 400 mg in six to eight hours and 400 mg for two more days. Stop taking. Plaquenil comes in 200 milligram mg tablets that are taken by mouth. To prevent malaria in adults, two tablets are typically taken once a week, on the same day each week.

    This medication is also used, usually with other medications, to treat certain auto-immune diseases (lupus, rheumatoid arthritis) when other medications have not worked or cannot be used. Discuss the most recent information with your doctor before traveling to areas where malaria occurs.

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    The recommended adult dose for rheumatoid arthritis is 400-600 mg daily for 4-12 weeks followed by 200-400 mg daily. Systemic lupus erythematosus is treated with 400 mg once or twice daily for several weeks then 200-400 mg daily. Hydroxychloroquine should be taken with food or milk in order to reduce stomach upset. Avoid taking an antacid or Kaopectate kaolin-pectin within 4 hours before or after you take hydroxychloroquine. Some antacids can make it harder for your body to absorb hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine side effects. Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction to hydroxychloroquine hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. May 24, 2019 Take hydroxychloroquine with food or milk. Swallow whole. Do not chew, break, or crush. Keep taking hydroxychloroquine as you have been told by your doctor or other health care provider, even if you feel well. Do not take antacids or kaolin within 4 hours of hydroxychloroquine. What do I do if I miss a dose?

     
  8. gostrik Guest

    Hydroxychloroquine is a quinoline medicine used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Chloroquine Uses, Side Effects & Warnings - Medicines for the Prevention of Malaria While Traveling. Chloroquine Injection Uses, Side Effects, Interactions.
     
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    I'm curious if anyone else has experienced weight gain after beginning treatment with plaquenil. Plaquenil Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures. Plaquenil Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term - Does Plaquenil Cause Weight Gain - Ironstone Vineyards
     
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  11. Vadim Well-Known Member

    Chloroquine Dosage - Malaria Home Page The standard chloroquine dose for treating malaria in adults is a one-time loading dose of 1000 mg, followed by 500 mg in six to eight hours. Then 500 mg is taken once a day for two more days. The standard dosage for malaria treatment in children is based on the child's weight.

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