Chloroquine used for skin lupus

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    Chloroquine used for skin lupus


    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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    Chloroquine is a medication used to prevent and to treat malaria in areas where malaria is known to be sensitive to its effects. Certain types of malaria, resistant strains, and complicated cases typically require different or additional medication. It is also occasionally used for amebiasis that is occurring outside the intestines, rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus erythematosus. Chloroquine nivaquine is an antimalarial drug used in the treatment and prophylaxis of uncomplicated malaria, extraintestinal amebiasis and discoid lupus. Cutaneous lupus erythematosus CLE is an autoimmune, inflammatory skin disease seen in patients with or without systemic lupus erythematosus SLE. The management of CLE includes treatment and prevention of lesions, as well as routine assessment for systemic disease. Treatment options include both topical and systemic therapies.

    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.

    Chloroquine used for skin lupus

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  7. Do not use more or less of it or use it more often than prescribed by your doctor. Other uses for this medicine Chloroquine phosphate is used occasionally to decrease the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and to treat systemic and discoid lupus erythematosus, scleroderma, pemphigus, lichen planus, polymyositis, sarcoidosis, and porphyria cutanea.

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    Lupus is a disorder that causes the immune system to target the body’s own tissues and organs leading to inflammation. Several drugs that initially were used to prevent or treat malaria are now also used for treating lupus including quinacrine, chloroquine, and hydroxychlorquine. Chloroquine is an anti-malaria medicine that works by interfering with the growth of parasites in the red blood cells of the human body. Parasites that cause malaria typically enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. Chloroquine is used to treat and to prevent. Chloroquine can be used to kill malaria parasites living in red blood cells but the medication may not necessarily be efficient at killing these parasites in other body tissues. Doctors often prescribe this medication as part of certain treatment plans for lupus and other immune system diseases.

     
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    In some cases, they may not be available in every strength or form as the brand-name drug. Hydroxychloroquine Leaflet 2014 Plaquenil and Eye Exams Arthritis Information Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Toxicity and Recommendations.
     
  9. v367 Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine Professional Patient Advice - Retinal toxicity Retinal toxicity, potentially causing irreversible retinopathy, is predominantly associated with high daily doses and a duration of 5 years of use of chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine in the treatment of rheumatic diseases.

    Determine risk for hydroxychloroquine retinal toxicity.
     
  10. B1MS New Member

    Chloroquine Resistance in Plasmodium falciparum - microbewiki Chloroquine is used extensively in malaria endemic areas in Africa to treat the uncomplicated form of Plasmodium falciparum malaria. However, the efficiency of chloroquine has been severely impacted by the recent development of chloroquine resistant plasmodium falciparum parasites. The development of chloroquine resistance by malaria parasites is increasing at an alarming rate especially in the tropical countries where it is used extensively as an antimalarial drug 2.

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