Disease Information for Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Rash
Retinal pigmentation
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Hereditary Blindness
Retinitis pigmentosa
Associated Disease & Complications
Blindness
Drug induced Myopathy.
Drug Induced Oculopathy
Drug induced Photosensitivity rash
Drug rash/Drug induced rash
Hyperpigmentation
Photosensitivity dermatitis
Phototoxicity
Retinopathy
Toxic Retinitis
Toxic retinopathy
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/Porphyria cutanea tarda
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antimalarial medications (examples)
DRUG/Antiphlogistic/NSAIDS drug (category)
DRUG/Anti-rheumatoid arthritis drug (example)
DRUG/DMARD/Disease modifying rheumatoid arthritis drug (example)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Mobilized Porphyrin tissue stores
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
ethanol 2 ((4 ((7 chloro 4 quinolinyl)amino)pentyl)ethylamino), HCQ, Hydroxychlorochin, hydroxychloroquine, Hydroxychloroquine (product), Hydroxychloroquine (substance), HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE PREPARATION, Oxychlorochin, Oxychloroquine, Brand name/Plaquenil (Hydroxychloroquine)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Contraindication
RX/Gold
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.1990 or before
DRUG/Dose 200 mgms (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose once daily (RX)
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Anti-malarial drug; a Chloraquin derivative (aminoquinoline) used for arthritis syndromes refractory Rheumatoid Arthritis or Systemic Lupus Erythematosis;NEVER in psoriatic arthritis

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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