Plaquenil and antidepressants

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  1. Luchiaen Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil and antidepressants


    However, it can interact with some common medications, altering their effects on your body. If you're curious about the grapefruit warning on many medicines, this article will help you understand why it's there and what your options are.

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    Does Plaquenil Interact with other Medications? Severe Interactions. These medications are not usually taken together. Consult your healthcare professional e.g. doctor or pharmacist for more in. Anyone taking an antidepressant should be watched closely for worsening depression or unusual behavior. If you or someone you know has suicidal thoughts when taking an antidepressant, immediately contact your doctor or get emergency help. Keep in mind that antidepressants are more likely to reduce suicide risk in the long run by improving mood. Doxepin Major Avoid coadministration of hydroxychloroquine and tricyclic antidepressants. Hydroxychloroquine increases the QT interval and should not be administered with other drugs known to prolong the QT interval. Ventricular arrhythmias and torsade de pointes have been reported with the use of hydroxychloroquine.

    Medications are processed in your liver and small intestine by a specialized group of proteins called cytochrome P450 (CYPs). Here's a closer look at 32 common drugs that may have dangerous interactions with grapefruit, as well as some alternatives.

    Plaquenil and antidepressants

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    If you are taking antidepressants A common medication for depression is a selective serotonin receptor uptake inhibitor or SSRI. This particular antidepressant medication increases fracture risk and bone loss in older women and is associated with lower bone density in children and men. To lessen the harm to the bones from antidepressants Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is used to treat malaria, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis. Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Plaquenil is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia.

     
  7. ALXI New Member

    500 mg chloroquine phosphate (300 mg base) orally on the same day each week Comments: -If possible, suppressive therapy should start 2 weeks prior to exposure; if unable to start 2 weeks before exposure, an initial loading dose of 1 g chloroquine phosphate (600 mg base) may be taken orally in 2 divided doses, 6 hours apart. Malaria - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic Malaria Guide Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options What is The Best Treatment for Malaria?
     
  8. kthrf Moderator

    Atabrine vs. Plaquenil" Lupus Community - Support Group My Rheum asked me to try adding the Quinacrine to the Plaquenil if no help, she was going to start me on Methotrexate. Not everyone reacts the same to all drugs. I can't promise it will work as well for you you're off Plaquenil - so how well it works alone, IDK. This is just my experience with it. It isn't manufactured anymore. I.

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