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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The researchers found that mean hand pain was 5.49 and 5.66 points in the placebo and hydroxychloroquine groups, respectively, at six months, with a treatment difference of −0.16 points (95 percent confidence interval, −0.73 to 0.40 points; P = 0.57).
Consequently, we proposed treatment with hydroxychloroquine given its anti-inflammatory and antiproliferative actions.
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They performed a randomized, double-blind clinical trial, the Persistent Lyme Empiric Antibiotic Study Europe (PLEASE), in which 280 adults (mean age, 49 years) received daily 2,000-mg open-label IV ceftriaxone for 14 days and then were assigned to receive 100 mg oral doxycycline twice daily plus placebo (86 patients), combined 500 mg clarithromycin twice daily plus 200 mg hydroxychloroquine twice daily (96 patients), or two placebo capsules twice daily (98 patients) for 12 weeks.
All patients also began a regimen of DMARDs (methotrexate, sulfasalazine, and hydroxychloroquine).
A drug called hydroxychloroquine being the last drug was approved by FDA in 1955 for SLE treatment.