Is hydroxychloroquine safe to take while breastfeeding

Discussion in 'Chloroquine Without A Doctors Prescription' started by winrs, 22-Feb-2020.

  1. mrdrew Well-Known Member

    Is hydroxychloroquine safe to take while breastfeeding


    I am 32 weeks pregnant and have been taking 400 mg of the drug for several months because of an autoimmune disease. My doctor has suggested that it may not be safe for me to breastfeed because I will need to remain on the drug after I deliver.

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    Experts say pregnant women can safely take the steroid prednisone during the second and third trimester of pregnancy and while breastfeeding. Experts also consider Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine. While breastfeeding, it can be helpful to have a doctor that is supportive of breastfeeding so that if it does become necessary to take a medication, then a drug is chosen that is safe for you and your baby. If your doctor says that the drug is not safe to take while breastfeeding. Breastfeeding. There are no adequate studies in women for determining infant risk when using this medication during breastfeeding. Weigh the potential benefits against the potential risks before taking this medication while breastfeeding. Drug Interactions

    Obviously I have to discuss this in more detail with my doctor and pediatrician, but was curious if there is anyone out there. There contradictory reports online - some saying there are no effects and others saying it is not safe.

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  6. Is it safe to take lupus medications while I'm pregnant? The unfortunate reality is there's a risk in taking any medication during pregnancy. Some drugs for systemic lupus erythematosus SLE are considered low-risk to take in pregnancy, and some increase a baby's risk of birth defects.

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    There is a suggestion that prednisolone doses 7.5mg/day may reduce fertility in women trying to conceive although corticosteroids are safe to use by males whilst their partners are trying to conceive. Hydroxychloroquine Hydroxychloroquine is safe to continue throughout pregnancy and is compatible with breast-feeding. Hydroxychloroquine is considered safe in all trimesters of pregnancy. Due to the high risk of flare in systemic lupus erythematosus when discontinuing this medication, continued Plaquenil use is advised in these patients during pregnancy. However, children are more sensitive to the effects of this medicine than adults. Safety and efficacy of hydroxychloroquine to treat lupus and arthritis have not been established in children.

     
  7. Eugin XenForo Moderator

    Applies to hydroxychloroquine: oral tablet Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine (the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil) may cause some unwanted effects. Does plaquenil cause shingles, does it suppress the immune. The Case for Zostavax Vaccination in. - PubMed Central PMC Herpes Zoster Shingrix Vaccine Recommendations Shingles CDC
     
  8. Boombbrub Guest

    Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD). The Risk of Retinal Toxicity with Plaquenil - Sjogren's Medications for Sjogren’s Syndrome NYU Langone Health Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage.
     
  9. Tsukornik Guest

    PLAQUENIL HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE SULFATE, USP WARNING PHYSICIANS. PLAQUENIL hydroxychloroquine sulfate tablets contain 200 mg hydroxychloroquine sulfate, equivalent to 155 mg base, and are for oral administration. Inactive Ingredients Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Magnesium Stearate, Polyethylene glycol 400, Polysorbate 80, Corn Starch, Titanium Dioxide.

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