Chloroquine lupus nephritis

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  1. hagruzini XenForo Moderator

    Chloroquine lupus nephritis


    Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disease that may affect nearly any organ system in the human body. When this disease affects the kidney, it is termed .

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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, chloroquine Aralen, and quinacrine Atabrine are medications that were originally used to prevent or treat malaria. However, during World War II it was also found that these medications were effective in treating the symptoms of lupus. Lupus nephritis is a frequent complication in people who have systemic lupus erythematosus — more commonly known as lupus. Lupus is an autoimmune disease. It causes your immune system to produce proteins called autoantibodies that attack your own tissues and organs, including the kidneys. The antimalarials most often prescribed to people with lupus are Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil® Chloroquine Aralen® Quinacrine Atabrine® 2-3; Hydroxychloroquine is prescribed the most often because it is thought to have the fewest side effects. Chloroquine and quinacrine are prescribed when hydroxychloroquine cannot be used.

    Even with the many recent advances in treatments for lupus nephritis, 10% to 15% of treated patients will still progress to end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and require dialysis or transplant. The condition is often associated with poorer outcomes and is of particular interest for this reason.

    Chloroquine lupus nephritis

    Lupus nephritis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic, Lupus nephritis Disease Reference Guide -

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  6. Lupus nephritis is a type of kidney disease caused by systemic lupus erythematosus SLE or lupus. Lupus is an autoimmune disease —a disorder in which the body’s immune system attacks the body’s own cells and organs.

    • Lupus and Kidney Disease Lupus Nephritis NIDDK.
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    • Hydroxychloroquine A multifaceted treatment in lupus - EM..

    Lupus nephritis is kidney disease that is caused by lupus. To start, it must be understood that there are many forms of kidney disease that are referred to as lupus nephritis. Each form is distinguished by characteristic patterns of abnormalities as defined by a kidney biopsy. Hydroxychloroquine HCQ is a recommended drug in systemic lupus erythematosus SLE. It has a long terminal half-life, making it an attractive target for therapeutic drug monitoring. The aim of this study was to establish a relationship between blood HCQ concentration and lupus nephritis activity. Jun 15, 2009 Lupus nephritis patients n=256 from LUMINA n=635, a multiethnic cohort of African Americans, Hispanics and Caucasians, age ≥16 years, disease duration ≤5 years at baseline T0 were studied.

     
  7. ShiJaG Guest

    Plaquenil, hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), is an anti-malarial medication that has been proven to be useful in the treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and other inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. Plaquenil oral Reviews and User Ratings Effectiveness, Ease of Use. Hydroxychloroquine Professional Patient Advice - Hydroxychloroquine MedlinePlus Drug Information
     
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    Early Plaquenil Toxicity Detected without Bull’s Eye Maculopathy Plaquenil is manufactured in only a 200 mg tablet The typical dosage is either 200 or 400 mg per day 200 mg daily puts anyone under 68 pounds at risk1 400 mg of Plaquenil daily puts anyone under 135 pounds at a higher risk for toxicity Therefore, 200mg of Plaquenil daily is going to be a safe dosage for virtually all adults13

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