Hydroxychloroquine sulphate Pharmacology
Anti-inflammatory action: Hydroxychloroquine antagonizes the inflammatory mediators such as histamine and serotonin. It also inhibits the conversion of arachidonic acid to prostaglandin F2 and also inhibits the chemotaxis of polymorphonuclear leukocytes, macrophages and eosinophils.
4.Patients with G -6-PD deficiency
5.Preexisting retinal damage
3.Discoid Lupus Erythematosus
Acute attack of Malaria: Initial dose: 620 mg base (800 mg sulphate);after 6 hours
400 mg (310 mg base); third and forth dose (310 mg base) is administered after 24 and 48 hours of initial dose:
Rheumatoid arthritis: 400 - 600 mg once daily for 1 - 3 month and then dose can be reduced to half.
Systemic and Chronic Discoid Lupus Erythematosus: 400mg once or twice daily.
Maintenance dose: 200 - 400 mg daily
Children: : Malarial prophylaxis: 5mg base /kg body weight / day once in 7 days
Acute attack of Malaria:
Initial dose: 10mg base /kg body weight; after 6 hours 5mg base /kg body weight; third and forth dose (5mg base/kg body weight) is administered after 24 and 48 hours of initial dose.
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