Plaquenil toxicity cumulative dose

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    Plaquenil toxicity cumulative dose


    Pattern of Retinopathy: Although the locus of toxic damage is parafoveal in many eyes, Asian patients often show an extramacular pattern of damage. Dose: We recommend a maximum daily HCQ use of 5.0 mg/kg real weight, which correlates better with risk than ideal weight.

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    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 Plaquenil-induced maculopathy is a form of retinal toxicity that is associated with long-term use of of the anti-inflammatory medication plaquenil. The drug-induced maculopathy is associated with the following risk factors Cumulative dose level of 1,000 grams of plaquenil; Patients with existing retinal or macular disease; Patients over the. There is an increased risk of HCQ retinopathy with increase in the cumulative dose. Per the prior 2011 AAO guidelines the recommended maximum dose to minimize HCQ retinal toxicity was 6.5 mg /kg based on ideal body weight 2. The advantage of the real body weight formula is that it distributes the risk evenly on a broad range of body habitus.

    Risk of Toxicity: The risk of toxicity is dependent on daily dose and duration of use. There are no similar demographic data for CQ, but dose comparisons in older literature suggest using 2.3 mg/kg real weight.

    Plaquenil toxicity cumulative dose

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  4. Specifically, a daily dose of 6.5mg/kg based on ideal body weight and a cumulative dose of 1000g of hydroxychloroquine or 460g of chloroquine are both considered risk factors for retinal toxicity. Therefore, lower daily doses do not necessarily preclude patients from developing toxicity due to the risk from cumulative dosage.

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    The incidence of retinal toxicity is associated with the cumulative dose of the drug, increasing significantly beyond 1,000 g of HCQ. This cumulative dose is created when the common dose of 400 mg/day is used for 6.8 years. Hydroxychloroquine is metabolized and secreted by both the liver and the kidneys. Lyons emphasizes the importance of annual screening and says that, although annual screening is recommended for everyone taking Plaquenil, it is imperative for people who have been taking the medication for more than 10 years, who have a higher incidence of retinal toxicity. Plaquenil-induced toxicity usually will not occur before five years of. Adults 800 mg 620 mg base followed by 400 mg 310 mg base at 6 hours, 24 hours and 48 hours after the initial dose total 2000 mg hydroxychloroquine sulfate or 1550 mg base.

     
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