Chloroquine pigmentation

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  1. aqua85 Well-Known Member

    Chloroquine pigmentation


    Derm Net NZ Medical Editor: Dr Delwyn Dyall-Smith, Dermatologist, Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia. However, following an identical dose of hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, tissue levels of chloroquine are 2.5 times those of hydroxychloroquine. Derm Net NZ Editor in Chief: Adjunct Prof Amanda Oakley, Dermatologist, Hamilton, New Zealand. Hydroxychloroquine is preferred due to its safer profile.

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    Chlorpromazine is undoubtedly the drug most frequently implicated, causing violet or metallic gray purple pigmentation in areas exposed to the sun, mainly the face and limbs. 35 The mucous membranes are preserved, but the pigmentation may affect the nails and the exposed parts of the eye. 36 The other phenothiazines do not seem to show the same potential to produce hyperpigmentation, possibly due to structural differences that affect the melanin-binding sites. 4 Multiple pathologic mechanisms are responsible for drug-induced pigmentation disorders. Compared with the immunological etiology underlying many drug allergies, most cases of pharmacologic pigmentation are not immunologically mediated. 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.

    Hydroxychloroquine is considered safer than chloroquine during pregnancy and lactation. If there is a of hydroxychloroquine, although studies have not usually confirmed this clinical impression.

    Chloroquine pigmentation

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  5. The anti-malarial agent chloroquine diphosphate, which is also used to treat immunological, dermatological, and rheumatological disorders, usually causes pigmentary changes in the oral mucosa. This report presents a case of palate pigmentation related to the prolonged use of chloroquine diphosphate caused by the deposition of drug metabolites in the mucosa.

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    Chloroquine, hydrocychloroquine, amodiaquine and quinacrine are all example of antimalarials which can cause skin pigmentation. What does the skin pigmentation look like? Usually, when you start taking antimalarials, the areas of skin pigmentation which they can cause are small and oval in shape. 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. Other uses include treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and porphyria cutanea tarda. It is taken by mouth. It is also being used as an experimental treatment for SARS-CoV-2. About 25% of patients receiving chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine for several years develop bluish-grey pigmentation on face, neck and sometimes lower legs and forearms Continuous long-term use may lead to blue-black patches, especially in sun-exposed areas

     
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    NEEMMC GUIDELINES FOR TABLET CRUSHING NEEMMC GUIDELINES FOR TABLET CRUSHING AND ADMINISTRATION VIA ENTERAL FEEDING TUBES KEY TO DRUG ADMINISTRATION GUIDELINES Please follow the guidelines in order, as shown in the chart i.e. number 1 is the first choice of which form to administer the drug in. A Tablet will disperse in 1-2 minutes. B Tablet will disperse in greater than 2 minutes.

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