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New 300mg Hydroxychloroquine tablet

Discussion in 'Medications' started by Jessica1, Dec 23, 2020.

  1. Jessica1

    Jessica1 Moderator

    I've read in the most recent Lupus UK magazine that a new 300mg Hydroxychloroquine tablet has been launched in the UK by Blackrock Pharmaceuticals ltd. This is following the weight-based dosing requirements guidelines published in January 2020.

    The article suggests that if you're now prescribed the equivalent of 300mg a day - some patients have a complex dosing strategy - this new tablet could be more helpful so to discuss this with your doctor or specialist nurse.
     
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  2. keebler

    keebler Moderator

    Thank you for the heads up Jess.
     
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  3. lazylegs

    lazylegs Moderator

    Interesting. I am sure there are a fair amount of patients falling in-between the weight categories. Thanks for the info Jess.
     
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  4. sagehen

    sagehen Junior Member

    :rose:Hi Jess,

    Thanks so much, for the interesting news about Plaquenil. I will ask my Rheumatologist about this info. Enjoy a healthy happy New year! :thanks:
     
  5. Jessica1

    Jessica1 Moderator

    Thank you, sagehen and you too.
     
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