How long should you take hydroxychloroquine

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    How long should you take hydroxychloroquine


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    Feb 19, 2020 Follow all directions on your prescription label. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Hydroxychloroquine is sometimes given only once per week. Choose the same day each week to take this medicine if you are on a weekly dosing schedule. Take hydroxychloroquine with a meal or a glass of milk. Children should not take hydroxychloroquine for long-term therapy. Keep all appointments with your doctor and the laboratory. Your doctor may order certain lab tests to check your response to hydroxychloroquine. If you are taking hydroxychloroquine for a long period of time, your doctor will recommend frequent eye exams. You should not use hydroxychloroquine if you are allergic to it. Hydroxychloroquine should not be used for long-term treatment in children. To make sure hydroxychloroquine is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have a history of vision changes or damage to your retina caused by an anti-malaria medication;

    Hydroxychloroquine may be used as part of a combination therapy. Hydroxychloroquine is available as the brand-name drug Plaquenil. Generic drugs usually cost less than the brand-name version.

    How long should you take hydroxychloroquine

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    Aug 29, 2014 Several risk factors may increase the likelihood of retinal toxicity from Plaquenil such as, age of greater than 60 years, daily dose more than 6.5 mg/kg; use of the drug more than 5 years, obesity, preexisting retinal disease and, renal or liver failure. Mark a calendar to help you remember. This drug is usually started 2 weeks before entering the area with malaria. Take it once weekly while in the area, and continue taking it for 4 to 8 weeks after leaving the area or as directed by your doctor. To treat malaria, follow your doctor's instructions. In 1 to 3 months you should start to feel better. You may continue to get better for up to 1 year. Most people who take Plaquenil also take other medicines for pain and stiffness. How does Plaquenil work?

     
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