Hydroxychloroquine in breastfeeding

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    Hydroxychloroquine in breastfeeding


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    Infants exposed to hydroxychloroquine during breastfeeding receive only small amounts of the drug in breastmilk. In infants up to at least 1 year of age, careful follow-up found no adverse effects on growth, vision or hearing. International experts indicate that hydroxychloroquine is acceptable during breastfeeding. May 2009 in Breastfeeding Just wondering if anyone is currently on hydroxychloroquine or plaquenil and breast feeding? I am 32 weeks pregnant and have been taking 400 mg of the drug for several months because of an autoimmune disease. Hydroxychloroquine is considered safer than chloroquine during pregnancy and lactation. Hydroxychloroquine is rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract, and steady-state concentrations are reached after 4–6 weeks; 45% of hydroxychloroquine binds to plasma proteins that are deposited in tissues such as the liver, spleen, kidney, and lung.

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  7. I too take hydroxychloroquine and am 36 weeks pregnant, I continued to take it throughout my pregnancy. Based on the studies available, including the ones you have linked, I have decided to take it while breastfeeding, to me the benefits outweigh the risks.

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    Because no information is available on the daily use of chloroquine during breastfeeding, hydroxychloroquine or another agent may be preferred in this situation, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant. Drug levels. Chloroquine has a serum half-life of over a month. Appropriate studies performed to date have not demonstrated geriatric-specific problems that would limit the usefulness of hydroxychloroquine in the elderly. However, elderly patients are more likely to have age-related kidney problems, which may require caution and an adjustment in the dose for patients receiving this medicine. Breastfeeding Hydroxychloroquine Breastfeeding Warnings Some experts do not recommend breastfeeding during therapy with this drug. Infants exposed to this drug during breastfeeding receive only small amounts of the drug. In a small number of infants up to at least 1 year of age, careful follow-up found no adverse effects on growth, vision, or hearing.

     
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    Disabling pansclerotic morphea Clinical presentation in. Disabling pansclerotic morphea involves all layers of the skin. Used in combination, hydroxychloroquine, prednisone, and methotrexate seemed to slow disease progression in case 1. There has been limited success with penicillamine, antimalarials. There have been reports of disease response to UVA-1 phototherapy.3.

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