Lyme plaquenil dosage

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  1. neptune New Member

    Lyme plaquenil dosage


    -Suppressive therapy should continue for 8 weeks after leaving the endemic area. -Each dose should be taken with a meal or a glass of milk.

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    I was just prescribed plaquenil to treat the cyst form of lyme. The usage of the drug says it is to suppress the immune system in the treatment of lupus. Why would you want to do this if you have lyme. I thought steriods and drugs that suppress the immune system make treatment much slower. I am reluctant to take it. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine "I felt better than I have in 20 years! After 20 years on NSAIDS needed for Lyme arthritis, my kidneys were affected, and when I stopped NSAIDS cold turkey, it was amazing how much pain my body was in. Now a year into Plaquenil I feel like a new person. Get eyes checked every 6 months. Hi, I have lyme disease and have frequently been on plaquenil only in the summer as stronger drugs are used when I'm not in the sun and I've yet to experience this. But I do know that it is often used to prevent and treat malaria and that many drugs that deal with such things have a tendency to cause some crazy dreams.

    -Concomitant therapy with an 8-aminoquinoline drug is necessary for the radical cure of vivax and malariae malaria. Use: Malaria prophylaxis Acute attack: 800 mg (620 mg base) orally followed in 6 to 8 hours by 400 mg (310 mg base), then 400 mg (310 mg base) once a day for 2 consecutive days; alternatively, a single dose of 800 mg (620 mg base) has also been effective Alternate dosing based on body weight: A total dose representing 25 mg/kg is administered in 3 days, as follows: First dose: 10 mg base/kg (not to exceed 620 mg base) orally Second dose: 5 mg base/kg (not to exceed 310 mg base) orally 6 hours after first dose Third dose: 5 mg base/kg orally 18 hours after second dose Fourth dose: 5 mg base/kg orally 24 hours after third dose Comments: -Each dose should be taken with a meal or a glass of milk.

    Lyme plaquenil dosage

    Will plaquenil kill the encysted form of lyme? Buhner., Hydroxychloroquine User Reviews for Lyme Disease, Arthritis.

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  6. 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.

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    How long to treat patients with Lyme remains an issue of controversy. With traditional antibiotic therapy, lasting 2-4 weeks, 10-20% of patients will have ongoing symptoms including fatigue, joint. Please help me as I'm supposed to start a new regimen of meds for lyme. Currently on biaxin, omnicef and about to add plaquenil. I've read good things about it but also bad side effects. Can anyone please help me with this. I don't want to take anything that has really bad side effects. Mg/kg base not to exceed 400 mg 310 mg base PO weekly, starting 2 weeks before exposure and continued for 4 weeks after departure from area With prolonged therapy, obtain CBCs periodically.

     
  7. customs User

    Hydroxychloroquine, sold under the brand name Plaquenil (Sanofi-Aventis), is an antimalarial drug that has gained widespread use in treating various autoimmune diseases, including systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage, Side Effects. Has anyone experienced plaquenil toxicity with damage to eyes? Verbena Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Dosage, and Warning
     
  8. x-alsou New Member

    Plaquenil Uses, Dosage & Side Effects - 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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