Is hydroxychloroquine safe during pregnancy

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    Is hydroxychloroquine safe during pregnancy


    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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    Mar 17, 2019 If you are pregnant, talk with your doctor about the risks of traveling to areas where malaria is common. It is not known whether hydroxychloroquine passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby. Hydroxychloroquine is not approved for use by anyone younger than 18 years old. Plaquenil is generally well-tolerated, but side effects are possible. Common side effects linked to Plaquenil include nausea and diarrhea. Taking the medication with food eases nausea for most people taking the drug. Less common side effects include skin rashes, hair thinning, and weakness. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil and prednisone are considered safe during pregnancy. Methotrexate and cyclophosphamide Cytoxan should not be used in pregnancy and should be discontinued for at least a month prior to getting pregnant. Ask your doctor to help you weigh the benefits and risks all your medications.

    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.

    Is hydroxychloroquine safe during pregnancy

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  7. Hydroxychloroquine is considered safe in all trimesters of pregnancy. Due to the high risk of flare in systemic lupus erythematosus when discontinuing this medication, continued Plaquenil use is advised in these patients during pregnancy.

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    Hydroxychloroquine oral tablet is available as a brand-name drug and a generic drug. Brand name Plaquenil. Hydroxychloroquine comes only as a tablet you take by mouth. Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat malaria, lupus erythematosus, and rheumatoid arthritis. Hydroxychloroquine HCQ is often needed to manage disease activity in systemic lupus erythematosus SLE during pregnancy. The purpose of this study was to examine lupus activity and pregnancy outcomes in women with SLE treated or not treated with HCQ during pregnancy. Doctors give unbiased, trusted information on whether Hydroxychloroquine can cause or treat Pregnancy Dr. Yetimyan on is it safe to take plaquenil while pregnant "usage of this drug during pregnancy should be avoided except when in the judgment of the physician the benefit outweighs the possible hazard.

     
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    Hydroxychloroquine is used to prevent or treat malaria infections caused by mosquito bites. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine Alternatives & Similar Drugs - Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate - Hydroxychloroquine Rheumatology
     
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    Present along the border with Zimbabwe and Mozambique. Chloroquine Aralen - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions - Drugs Chloroquine Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures. CDC - Malaria - Diagnosis & Treatment United States.
     
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    Hydroxychloroquine - Wikipedia Hydroxychloroquine HCQ, sold under the brand name Plaquenil among others, is a medication used for the prevention and treatment of certain types of malaria. Specifically it is used for chloroquine-sensitive malaria. Other uses include treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and porphyria cutanea tarda. It is taken by mouth.

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    Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Description and Brand. Description and Brand Names. Drug information provided by IBM Micromedex US Brand Name. Plaquenil; Descriptions. Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat malaria. It is also used to prevent malaria infection in areas or regions where it is known that other medicines eg, chloroquine may not work.

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