Chloroquine during pregnancy

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    Chloroquine during pregnancy


    Less than 50% of pregnancies in women with lupus have complications, but all lupus pregnancies are considered high-risk. Lupus can complicate pregnancy with an increased risk of miscarriage, premature delivery, and preeclampsia, as well as heart problems in the baby.

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    Mefloquine is the agent of choice for chloroquine-resistant areas, and evidence suggests it is not associated with an increased risk to the fetus. Although the atovaquone-proguanil drug combination is not currently recommended for use during pregnancy, limited data suggest that it is not harmful to the fetus. Chloroquine Adults 300 mg base 500 mg salt, once/week. Children 5 mg/kg base 8.3 mg/kg salt maximum is adult dose, once/week. Begin 1-2 weeks before travel, once/week during travel, and for 4 weeks after leaving. Some people would rather take medicine weekly; Good choice for long trips because it is taken only weekly It appears to be safe for use during pregnancy. It works against the asexual form of malaria inside the red blood cell. Chloroquine was discovered in 1934 by Hans Andersag. It is available as a generic medication.

    “Preconception counseling allows women who have lupus to discuss their personal health with their doctor to assess risks based on how lupus has affected her thus far,” says Larry Matsumoto, MD, maternal fetal specialist at Atlanta Perinatal Consultants. If you have lupus and are considering having a baby, consider these tips to ensure a safe pregnancy and healthy baby.

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  6. Nov 25, 2019 Chloroquine is the drug of choice for the prophylaxis and treatment of sensitive malaria species during pregnancy. Chloroquine should only be given during pregnancy when need has been clearly established.

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    Chloroquine, although grouped with hydroxychloroquine in table 2 of this article, is not routinely used in the management of SLE either in or out of pregnancy due to increased tissue deposition and increased risk of retinal toxicity and of fetal Dec 16, 2008 Azithromycin-chloroquine and the intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy R Matthew Chico, 1 Rudiger Pittrof, 2 Brian Greenwood, 1 and Daniel Chandramohan 1 1 Department of Infectious and Tropical Disease, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Feb 19, 2020 Plaquenil should be used only when prescribed during pregnancy. This medication is not recommended to treat rheumatoid arthritis during pregnancy. This medication passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

     
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