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    Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

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    To treat malaria Hydroxychloroquine is usually given for 3 days, starting with one high dose followed by a smaller dose during the next 2 days in a row. Take this medicine for the full prescribed length of time for malaria. The first dose is taken 1 to 2 weeks before traveling to an area where malaria is common, and then doses are continued for 8 weeks after exposure. For treatment of acute attacks of malaria in adults, four tablets are usually taken right away, followed by two tablets 6 to 8 hours later and then two tablets on each of the next 2 days. People taking 400 mg of hydroxychloroquine or less per day generally have a negligible risk of macular toxicity, whereas the risk begins to go up when a person takes the medication over 5 years or has a cumulative dose of more than 1000 grams.

    Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. Hydroxychloroquine is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus.

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  6. Detailed Hydroxychloroquine dosage information for adults and children. Includes dosages for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Malaria Prophylaxis and more; plus renal, liver and dialysis adjustments. 155 mg to 310 mg base orally daily Comments-This drug should be taken with a meal or a glass of milk.

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    To treat malaria Hydroxychloroquine is usually given for 3 days, starting with one high dose followed by a smaller dose during the next 2 days in a row. Take this medicine for the full prescribed. Hydroxychloroquine may inhibit P-glycoprotein P-gp. Digoxin is a substrate for P-gp transport. For patients on a stable digoxin regimen and initiating hydroxychloroquine, no initial dose adjustment of either drug has been advised; however, serum digoxin concentrations should be monitored and used for digoxin dose titration as clinically. 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.

     
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    The Drug-Nutrient Interactions table may not include every possible interaction. Vitamin d and Hydroxychloroquine sulfate drug interactions. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Side Effects & Dosage for. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage, Side Effects.
     
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    Chloroquine as intercalator a hypothesis revived - ScienceDirect Parasitology Today, vol. 6, no. 3, 1990 77 Chloroquine as Intercalator a Hypothesis Revived S. R. Meshnick The mode of action of chloroquine is still controversial. Proposed mechanisms of action include I DNA intercalation, 2 lysosome accumulation and 3 binding to ferriprotoporphyrin IX.

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