Hydroxychloroquine and blood sugar

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  1. ranri Guest

    Hydroxychloroquine and blood sugar


    Hydroxychloroquine 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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    Hydroxychloroquine belongs to a group of medicines known as antimalarials. It works by preventing or treating malaria, a red blood cell infection transmitted by the bite of a mosquito. However, this medicine is not used to treat severe or complicated malaria. Low blood sugar has happened with hydroxychloroquine. Sometimes, this has been very bad and could be life-threatening. Talk with the doctor. Check your blood sugar as you have been told by your doctor. Talk with your doctor before you drink alcohol. Low blood cell counts have happened with hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine 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. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria. Hydroxychloroquine is also used.

    Hydroxychloroquine is also used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

    Hydroxychloroquine and blood sugar

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  3. Hydroxychloroquine is well documented to improve blood sugar and lipids. nih.gov/pmc/articl. Causing hypoglycemia after eating seems odd though.

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    Blood sugar levels Hydroxychloroquine may cause hypoglycemia low blood sugar levels. People with diabetes may find it necessary to monitor their blood sugar more frequently while using this medication. People without diabetes have also been known to experience low blood sugars while taking hydroxychloroquine. 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. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria. Rarely, hydroxychloroquine can affect the bone marrow leading to reduced white blood cells leukopenia or platelets thrombocytopenia and abnormal red blood cells. Rare but potentially serious eye toxicity can occur. This toxicity affects a part of the eye called the retina and can lead to color blindness and even loss of vision. An ophthalmologist eye specialist often can detect changes in the retina that suggest toxicity before serious damage occurs.

     
  4. unbeliever Well-Known Member

    Chloroquine phosphate is in a class of drugs called antimalarials and amebicides. Chloroquine phosphate comes as a tablet to take by mouth. Chloroquine Uses, Side Effects & Warnings - Chloroquine Injection Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures. Aralen Chloroquine Uses, Dosage, Side Effects.
     
  5. sharma Well-Known Member

    Chloroquine Is a Zinc Ionophore - PubMed Central PMC Oct 01, 2014 The fact that zinc also enhances chloroquine-induced apoptosis in A2780 cells suggests that inhibition of autophagy and induction of apoptosis by chloroquine is likely a sequential event in this model system. This is consistent with the observation that inhibition of cellular autophagy leads to pro-apoptotic outcomes in human cancer cells.

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