Can you donate blood if you are taking hydroxychloroquine

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    Can you donate blood if you are taking hydroxychloroquine


    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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    Hydroxychloroquine oral tablet can interact with other medications, vitamins, or herbs you may be taking. An interaction is when a substance changes the way a drug works. Take hydroxychloroquine for the full prescribed length of time for malaria. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared. When treating lupus or arthritis, tell your doctor if your symptoms do not improve after 6 months of treatment. Before taking this medicine. You should not use hydroxychloroquine if you are allergic. If you are also taking a certain drug for diarrhea kaolin or taking antacids such as magnesium/aluminum hydroxide, take hydroxychloroquine at least 4 hours before or after these products.

    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.

    Can you donate blood if you are taking hydroxychloroquine

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  6. Yes, you can donate blood while taking Plaquenil. Always check with the center where you donate about restrictions on anything you're taking. I agree with North that you have to decide whether you are up to donating on a particular occasion.

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    Hydroxychloroquine is generally prescribed at a daily dose of 6.5 milligrams or less per kilogram of body weight. Using this formula, the dosage for a 150-pound person would be 443 mg/day, as one kilogram equals 2.2 pounds. Because HCQ is formulated as a 200 mg tablet, many people taking it for lupus will take two pills per day. This Site Might Help You. RE Can I still give blood while taking Prednisone a steriod i'm prescribed for poison ivy? My Mother, who is a nurse, told me I should still be allowed to give blood. Make sure you tell your doctor if you have any other medical problems, especially Allergy to 4-aminoquinoline compounds eg, chloroquine—Should not be used in patients with this condition. Blood or bone marrow problems or Diabetes or Eye or vision problems or Muscle problems or Nerve problems or Porphyria blood disorder or

     
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