Can hydroxychloroquine be classed as a brand name

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    Can hydroxychloroquine be classed as a brand name


    Quinolones and fluoroquinolones have many things in common, but also a few differences such as what organisms they are effective against. Some people use the words quinolones and fluoroquinolones interchangeably.

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    Description and Brand Names. Drug information provided by IBM Micromedex. US Brand Name. Plaquenil; Descriptions. Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat malaria. It is also used to prevent malaria infection in areas or regions where it is known that other medicines eg, chloroquine may not work. Hydroxychloroquine HCQ, sold under the brand name Plaquenil among others, is a medication used for the prevention and treatment of certain types of malaria. Specifically it is used for chloroquine -sensitive malaria. 2 In alphabetical order by generic name. Defined against each name is the brand name if applicable, company, stability code and any other additional information relating to stability data have been classified into six groups according to the data re-ceived. Each group was allocated a code for ease of numbering in the Table linked.

    Quinolones and fluoroquinolones are considered broad-spectrum antibiotics. Quinolones and fluoroquinolones detrimentally affect the function of two enzymes produced by bacteria, topoisomerase IV and DNA gyrase, so that they can no longer repair DNA or help in its manufacture.

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    Spironolactone is a potassium-sparing diuretic water pill that prevents your body from absorbing too much salt and keeps your potassium levels from getting too low. Spironolactone is used to treat heart failure, high blood pressure hypertension, or hypokalemia low potassium levels in the blood. Spironolactone also treats fluid retention in people with congestive heart failure. Lupus affects patients in many different ways and while some patients with lupus would be classed as having a disability under the Equality Act, many would not. So for example a patient who has mild skin lupus that does not affect their day to day life in any way would not meet this definition. Hydroxychloroquine is classified as an anti-malarial drug. It is similar to chloroquine Aralen and is useful in treating several forms of malaria as well as lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis.

     
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    Chloroquine is the generic form of the brand-name prescription medicine Aralen, which is used to prevent and treat malaria — a mosquito-borne disease caused by a parasite — and to treat amebiasis, an infection of the intestines caused by a parasite. Chloroquine Oral Route Proper Use - Mayo Clinic Chloroquine Aralen - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions - Drugs CHLOROQUINE PHOSPHATE, USP
     
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    Hydroxychloroquine is a quinoline medicine used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Treating Lupus with Anti-Malarial Drugs Johns Hopkins. Too Little of a Good Thing Hydroxychloroquine in Pregnancy Hydroxychloroquine Side Effects, Dosage, Uses, and More
     
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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria.

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    HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE SULFATE Drug BNF content published by NICE A review group convened by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists has updated guidelines on screening for chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine retinopathy Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine Retinopathy Recommendations on Screening 2018. Recent data have highlighted that hydroxychloroquine retinopathy is more common than previously reported.

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