Chloroquine toxicity

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  1. koloboque Well-Known Member

    Chloroquine toxicity


    Pattern of Retinopathy: Although the locus of toxic damage is parafoveal in many eyes, Asian patients often show an extramacular pattern of damage. Dose: We recommend a maximum daily HCQ use of 5.0 mg/kg real weight, which correlates better with risk than ideal weight.

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    Side Effects. Drug information provided by IBM Micromedex Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention. Toxicity. Chloroquine toxicity is rare but has been known to occur when unusually high doses of chloroquine are ingested or after chronic IV administration. Accidental ingestion has also occurred in children. When toxicity is present, the most common symptom is retinal toxicity. The mechanism of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine toxicity is not well understood. Chloroquine has an affinity for pigmented melanin-containing structures, which may explain its toxic properties in the eye. Melanin serves as a free-radical stabilizer and can bind toxins, including retinotoxic drugs.

    Risk of Toxicity: The risk of toxicity is dependent on daily dose and duration of use. There are no similar demographic data for CQ, but dose comparisons in older literature suggest using 2.3 mg/kg real weight.

    Chloroquine toxicity

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  4. To reduce the incidence of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine toxicity, health care providers HCP's that prescribe these medications and those that screen for ocular toxicity have developed clear dosing and screening protocols that have reduced the risk of end-stage disease; bull's eye maculopathy and central vision loss Level I.

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    The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Chloroquine toxicity. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms. Chloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine. Obesity. Advanced age. Hepatic failure. Renal failure. Mar 15, 2019 The mechanism of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine toxicity is not well understood. Chloroquine has an affinity for pigmented melanin-containing structures, which may explain its toxic. Jul 30, 2019 The usefulness of hypokalemia as an indicator in the evaluation of chloroquine toxicity was studied in a retrospective series of 191 acute chloroquine poisonings. Results indicated that the risk of severe poisoning and death are proportional to the degree of hypokalemia.

     
  5. megatron Well-Known Member

    Chloroquine has long been used in the treatment or prevention of malaria from Plasmodium vivax, P. malariae, excluding the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum, for it started to develop widespread resistance to it. Drugs to Treat Pregnant Woman with Malaria – Guidelines for Treatment of Malaria in the United States. How is malaria treated during pregnancy?
     
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  7. tanja281261 Moderator

    Effectiveness of Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine in. After 2 weeks, the patient developed severe corticosteroid-induced side effects psychosis, insomnia, memory loss, muscle weakness, and weight gain. He discontinued the drug and did not come for a follow-up visit until 1994. At that time, he had been receiving no treatment for more than a year.

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