Massive hydroxychloroquine overdose

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    Massive hydroxychloroquine overdose


    Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

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    Clinical effects of overdose After ingestion of an overdose of hydroxychloroquine, toxic symptoms may occur within 30 minutes. These include drowsiness, visual disturbances, cardiovascular collapse, and seizures, followed by sudden respiratory and cardiac arrest {18} {40} {42}. We report a case presenting with massive overdose of hydroxychloroquine who survived without any sequelae. A 17-year-old girl presented to the Emergency Department 45 min after the ingestion of 22 g of hydroxychloroquine in a suicide attempt. We believe this is highest dose yet reported in the medical literature. Hydroxychloroquine is a well-tolerated medication for various rheumatologic and dermatologic conditions. Its main side effects are gastrointestinal upset, skin rash, headache, and ocular toxicity1. Within the eye, hydroxychloroquine can adversely impact the cornea, ciliary body, and retina1

    Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. Hydroxychloroquine is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus.

    Massive hydroxychloroquine overdose

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  5. An overdose of hydroxychloroquine can be fatal, especially in children. Plaquenil overdose must be treated quickly. You may be told to induce vomiting right away at home, before transport to an emergency room. Ask the poison control center how to induce vomiting in the case of an overdose.

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    Hydroxychloroquine sulfate is a chloroquine derivative in which 1 of the N-ethyl groups is β-hydroxylated. Its therapeutic action against falciparum malaria is similar to that of chloroquine. Its therapeutic action against falciparum malaria is similar to that of chloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine overdoses are rarely reported despite the frequent use of this drug. A literature search found only 7 acute overdose reports in the English medical literature.2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. The lethal dose is not well established. 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. Common side effects include vomiting, headache, changes in vision.

     
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