hydroxychloroquine


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hydroxychloroquine

 [hi-drok″sĭ-klor´o-kwin]
an antiinflammatory and antiprotozoal agent, used as the sulfate salt in treatment of malaria, lupus erythematosus, and rheumatoid arthritis.

hydroxychloroquine

/hy·droxy·chlo·ro·quine/ (-klor´o-kwin) an antiinflammatory and antiprotozoal used as the sulfate salt in the treatment of malaria, lupus erythematosus, and rheumatoid arthritis.

hydroxychloroquine

(hī-drŏk′sē-klôr′ə-kwīn′, -kwēn′)
n.
A derivative of chloroquine, C18H26ClN3O, used in its sulfate form as an antimalarial and in the treatment of lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis.

hydroxychloroquine

A drug used to reduce the activity of RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS. A brand name is Plaquenil.

hydroxychloroquine

disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD) used to treat active rheumatoid disease; better tolerated than gold or penicillamine; may cause retinopathy and exacerbate psoriasis and myasthenia gravis

hydroxychloroquine

a drug used as the sulfate salt in the treatment of lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis and giardiasis.
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Sukhatme added "We look forward with much anticipation to the results of the 30 or so ongoing clinical studies that use chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine for cancer treatment.
Methotrexate and hydroxychloroquine combination therapy in chronic chikungunya arthritis: a 16 week study.
I really thought that anyone could take hydroxychloroquine with great impunity, but it turns out we really have to be careful with the dosage and the duration of therapy.
4) Both chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine are known to bind to melanin molecules, (5) which are prevalent throughout the sub-retinal levels, thus meaning that with long-term use, a combination of drug build up in the choroid and retinal pigment epithelium and the naturally slow excretion rate of chloroquine from the body increases the risk of ocular side effects.
He once again returned to the emergency room on November 10 where the physician stopped methotrexate and hydroxychloroquine and placed an immunology consult.
Kelly began taking hydroxychloroquine daily in February 2012 to protect the foetus and then all through her pregnancy with Tyler.
Methotrexate, Leflunomide, Sulfasalazine, Hydroxychloroquine, and Combination Therapies.
Unlike hydroxychloroquine, which has little impact on tumor cells when used as a single agent, the new drug, called Lys05, slows tumor growth in animal models even in the absence of other anti-tumor therapies.
Piette Heart conduction disorders related to antimalarials toxicity: an analysis of electrocardiograms in 85 patients treated with hydroxychloroquine for connective tissue diseases.
ReseaRch "There is a lot of initial data supporting the use of hydroxychloroquine in cancer treatment.
It has been more than 50 years since a new treatment was approved for lupus; three that are approved, hydroxychloroquine, prednisone, and aspirin, were grandfathered more than half a century ago without the evidence-base that would be required today.
Hydroxychloroquine poisoning is rarely reported, yet from the limited data available, it is highly lethal when ingested in large doses (1-3).