hydroxychloroquine


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hydroxychloroquine

[hī¦dräk·sē′klȯr·ə‚kwīn]
(pharmacology)
C18H26ClN3O A drug used as the sulfate salt for the treatment of malaria, lupus erythematosus, and rheumatoid arthritis.
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What makes chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine so interesting is these multiple mechanisms of action", noted first author Ciska Verbaanderd.
Evidence with hydroxychloroquine treatment in combination with NSAIDs has not been favorable (43).
The risk climbed with greater daily dosage and duration of therapy, reaching a prevalence of nearly 20% after 20 years on hydroxychloroquine (JAMA Ophthalmol.
Hydroxychloroquine is an analogue of chloroquine, a drug most commonly associated with the treatment of malaria.
1) Of the 2 studies that examined the effect of hydroxychloroquine, one (47 patients) showed a statistically significant 50% reduction in SLE flares (including arthritis, pleuritis, and cutaneous symptoms) over 24 weeks in patients treated with hydroxychloroquine compared with placebo (table (1-8)).
At this time, hydroxychloroquine 200 mg bid was started and prednisone was tapered off to avoid steroid side effects.
But she eventually gave birth to a healthy son, Tyler, last March thanks to a pioneering anti-malarial treatment, hydroxychloroquine.
The research aims to find out if a drug called hydroxychloroquine - more commonly used to treat rheumatoid arthritis - might reduce inflammation and pain in hand osteoarthritis.
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the potential effect of Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) on the symptoms of knee osteoarthritis.
The catch, though, is that it's not always possible to give patients a high enough dose of hydroxychloroquine to have an effect on their tumor cells.
Medics hope the drug, called hydroxychloroquine, could also be effective against other cancers including those of the breast, lung and bowel.