hydroxychloroquine


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hy·drox·y·chlo·ro·quine

 (hī-drŏk′sē-klôr′ə-kwīn′, -kwēn′)
n.
A derivative of chloroquine, C18H26ClN3O, used in its sulfate form as an antimalarial and in the treatment of lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis.

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Noun1.hydroxychloroquine - anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Plaquenil) used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and malaria and lupus erythematosus
anti-inflammatory, anti-inflammatory drug - a medicine intended to reduce inflammation
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hydroxychloroquine

n hidroxicloroquina
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MILAN -- Hydroxychloroquine sulfate may be an effective and relatively safe treatment option for moderate to severe oral lichen planus, an investigator reported at the World Congress of Dermatology.
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A third medication was Hydroxychloroquine, a drug used to treat or prevent malaria.
To the Editor: Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) is commonly used in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), rheumatoid arthritis, and other autoimmune disorders.
The patient was treated with oral hydroxychloroquine 200 mg twice daily and topical pimecrolimus cream.
It contains hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) which is disseminated slowly through the porous material of the tube and absorbed by the walls of the vaginal tract.
Chloroquine (CQ) and its chemical analogue hydroxychloroquine (HCQ)--known as antimalarial drugs- have been used commonly since 1950s for the treatment of various autoimmune rheumatic diseases.
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