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[Hydroxychloroquine to obtain pregnancy without adverse obstetrical events in primary antiphospholipid syndrome: French phase II multicenter randomized trial, HYDROSAPL]. Antiphospholipid syndrome is defined by the presence of thrombosis and/or obstetrical adverse events (≥3 recurrent early miscarriage or fetal death or a prematurity<34 weeks of gestation) associated with persistent antiphospholipid antibodies. The pregnancy outcome has been improved by the conventional treatment (aspirin 100mg (...) anticoagulant and APL triple positivity are considered as factors associated with unfavorable obstetrical outcome. Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) has anti-inflammatory and anti-thrombotic properties. Studies in vitro have shown that HCQ is able to restore the placental expression of Annexin V, which has an anticoagulant effect and to prevent the placental injury induced by APL. HCQ used for lupus erythematosus decrease the thrombotic risk and its value for thrombotic APS has been raised in an open labelled French
Efficacy of Hydroxychloroquine in Hand Osteoarthritis: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial To determine the symptom-modifying effect of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) in hand osteoarthritis (OA).In this randomized, double-blind, multicenter trial, patients with symptomatic hand OA received either HCQ 400 mg once a day or placebo during 24 weeks. The primary outcome was change of pain measured on a 100-mm visual analog scale (VAS) at 24 weeks. Secondary outcomes included decrease
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A case of exogenous ochronosis associated with hydroxychloroquine Exogenous ochronosis is characterized by hyperpigmented skin lesions that arise in association with local suppression of homogentisic acid oxidase enzyme. Although it generally develops in association with topical application of chemical agents, it can occasionally develop in association with antimalarial drugs. Here we present the case of a patient with rheumatoid arthritis who developed hyperpigmentation on the face and neck (...) regions during hydroxychloroquine treatment. Hydroxychloroquine is being widely used in rheumatology practice, and cutaneous hyperpigmentation may develop as an adverse effect. In the present case, we emphasize the potential underlying mechanisms through which it may cause cutaneous hyperpigmentation and determine the clinical and histopathological findings of exogenous ochronosis.
Hydroxychloroquine Effectiveness in Reducing Symptoms of Hand Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Trial. Synovitis is believed to play a role in producing symptoms in persons with hand osteoarthritis, but data on slow-acting anti-inflammatory treatments are sparse.To determine the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine versus placebo as an analgesic treatment of hand osteoarthritis.Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial with 12-month follow-up. (ISRCTN registry number: ISRCTN91859104 (...) numerical rating scale [NRS]) at 6 months. Secondary end points included self-reported pain and function, grip strength, quality of life, radiographic structural change, and adverse events. Baseline ultrasonography was done.At 6 months, mean hand pain was 5.49 points in the placebo group and 5.66 points in the hydroxychloroquine group, with a treatment difference of -0.16 point (95% CI, -0.73 to 0.40 point) (P = 0.57). Results were robust to adjustments for adherence, missing data, and use of rescue
Pericentral hydroxychloroquine retinopathy in a Caucasian female To report a rare presentation of the pericentral pattern of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) retinal toxicity in a Caucasian female.The patient presented with 20 years of exposure to HCQ, at a daily dose of 5.2mg/kg of actual body weight, and manifested a pericentral-only phenotype of HCQ toxicity, as demonstrated with detailed structural and functional testing.Although rare, the pericentral pattern of HCQ toxicity may occur in Caucasian
Hydroxychloroquine for the prevention of recurrent cardiovascular events in myocardial infarction patients: rationale and design of the OXI trial. Inflammation of the arterial wall plays a central role in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. Among patients with rheumatic diseases, anti-rheumatic medication reduces the incidence of cardiovascular (CV) diseases, but only few studies have addressed their cardioprotective effects on patients with no rheumatic diseases. Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ
Pharmacokinetics and Bioequivalence Study of Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate Tablets in Chinese Healthy Volunteers by LC-MS/MS. Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), 4-aminoquinoline, is an antimalarial drug and has become a basic therapy for rheumatic disease treatment. It can stabilize the condition of SLE patients and reduce the chances of patient relapse through its immunosuppressive function and antiinflammatory effects. This drug was absorbed completely and rapidly by oral administration, but has (...) to receive 0.2 g hydroxychloroquine sulfate tablets (0.1 g/piece) of the two formulations after a 3-month washout period then administered the alternate formulation. Study drugs were administered after overnight fasting (over 10 h). Plasma concentrations of hydroxychloroquine were measured by a validated LC-MS/MS method. The following pharmacokinetic properties were determined by a noncompartmental pharmacokinetic method: C max, T max, AUC0-t , AUC0-∝, and t 1/2. The bioequivalence between the test
Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine sulfate) - Long-acting symptomatic treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, Discoid lupus erythematosus, Subacute lupus erythematosus, systemic lupus erythematosus, Prevention of polymorphous light eruption HAS - Medical, Economic and Public Health Assessment Division 1/11 The legally binding text is the original French version T TR RA AN NS SP PA AR RE EN NC CY Y C CO OM MM MI IT TT TE EE E Opinion 23 July 2014 PLAQUENIL 200 mg, film-coated tablet B/30 (CIP: 34009 364 (...) 414 6 0) Applicant: SANOFI-AVENTIS France INN hydroxychloroquine sulfate ATC code (2014) P01BA02 (synthetic antimalarials) Reason for the review Renewal of inclusion List concerned National Health Insurance (French Social Security Code L.162-17) Indications concerned “Long-acting symptomatic treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, Discoid lupus erythematosus, Subacute lupus erythematosus, Adjuvant or preventive treatment of relapses of systemic lupus erythematosus, Prevention of polymorphous light
Hydroxychloroquine in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis "Hydroxychloroquine in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis" by Briana Hougum < > > > > > Title Author Date of Graduation Summer 8-8-2015 Degree Type Capstone Project Degree Name Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies First Advisor Annjanette Sommers, MS, PA-C Rights . Abstract Background : Osteoarthritis (OA) accounts for one of the most common causes of loss of work and disability in America. Traditional treatments are aimed (...) at symptomatic relief and maintaining functional capacity, but have not been shown to modify disease progression. Evidence for inflammatory and immune components in the development of OA lend support to expanding treatment options to potentially slow the disease and delay the need for invasive surgical intervention. Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) is known for its use as an antimalarial and as a DMARD for rheumatoid arthritis, but has also been considered an option for treatment resistant OA. Several studies have
Effects of hydroxychloroquine on symptomatic improvement in primary SjÃ¶gren syndrome: the JOQUER randomized clinical trial. Primary Sjögren syndrome is a systemic autoimmune disease characterized by mouth and eye dryness, pain, and fatigue. Hydroxychloroquine is the most frequently prescribed immunosuppressant for the syndrome. However, evidence regarding its efficacy is limited.To evaluate the efficacy of hydroxychloroquine for the main symptoms of primary Sjögren syndrome: dryness, pain (...) , and fatigue.From April 2008 to May 2011, 120 patients with primary Sjögren syndrome according to American-European Consensus Group Criteria from 15 university hospitals in France were randomized in a double-blind, parallel-group, placebo-controlled trial. Participants were assessed at baseline, week 12, week 24 (primary outcome), and week 48. The last follow-up date for the last patient was May 15, 2012.Patients were randomized (1:1) to receive hydroxychloroquine (400 mg/d) or placebo until week 24. All
Hydroxychloroquine in systemic lupus erythematosus: results of a French multicentre controlled trial (PLUS Study) Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) is an important medication for treating systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Its blood concentration ([HCQ]) varies widely between patients and is a marker and predictor of SLE flares. This prospective randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicentre study sought to compare standard and adjusted HCQ dosing schedules that target [HCQ] ≥1000 ng/ml
Addition of infliximab compared with addition of sulfasalazine and hydroxychloroquine to methotrexate in early rheumatoid arthritis: 2-year quality-of-life results of the randomised, controlled, SWEFOT trial To compare EuroQol 5-Dimensions (EQ-5D) utility and quality-adjusted life-years (QALYs) in patients with early, methotrexate (MTX) refractory rheumatoid arthritis (RA), randomised to addition of infliximab (IFX) or sulfasalazine and hydroxychloroquine (SSZ+HCQ).RA-patients with symptoms <1
Effects of hydroxychloroquine on immune activation and disease progression among HIV-infected patients not receiving antiretroviral therapy: a randomized controlled trial. Therapies to decrease immune activation might be of benefit in slowing HIV disease progression.To determine whether hydroxychloroquine decreases immune activation and slows CD4 cell decline.Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial performed at 10 HIV outpatient clinics in the United Kingdom between June 2008 (...) was no significant difference in CD8 cell activation between the 2 groups (-4.8% and -4.2% in the hydroxychloroquine and placebo groups, respectively, at week 48; difference, -0.6%; 95% CI, -4.8% to 3.6%; P = .80). Decline in CD4 cell count was greater in the hydroxychloroquine than placebo group (-85 cells/μL vs -23 cells/μL at week 48; difference, -62 cells/μL; 95% CI, -115 to -8; P = .03). Viral load increased in the hydroxychloroquine group compared with placebo (0.61 log10 copies/mL vs 0.23 log10 copies/mL
Hydroxychloroquine and ocular toxicity recommendations on screening The Royal College of Ophthalmologists - Hydroxychloroquine and Ocular Toxicity Recommendations on Screening – October 2009 Page 1 of 9 The Royal College of Ophthalmologists Hydroxychloroquine and Ocular Toxicity Recommendations on Screening October 2009 Scientific Department The Royal College of Ophthalmologists 17 Cornwall Terrace Regent’s Park London NW1 4QW Telephone: 020 7935 0702 Facsimile: 020 7487 4674 www.rcophth.ac.uk (...) The Royal College of Ophthalmologists - Hydroxychloroquine and Ocular Toxicity Recommendations on Screening – October 2009 Page 2 of 9 Hydroxychloroquine and Ocular Toxicity Recommendations on Screening (Replacing the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Guidelines for Screening 2004 and 1998) Background Hydroxychloroquine is a quinolone used primarily by rheumatologists for rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus, and by dermatologists for cutaneous lupus. Although its mechanism of action
Addition of infliximab compared with addition of sulfasalazine and hydroxychloroquine to methotrexate in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (Swefot trial): 1-year results of a randomised trial. New treatment strategies for early rheumatoid arthritis are evolving rapidly. We aimed to compare addition of conventional disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (sulfasalazine and hydroxychloroquine) with addition of a tumour necrosis factor antagonist (infliximab) to methotrexate in patients (...) with early rheumatoid arthritis.We undertook a randomised trial in 15 rheumatology units in Sweden. We enrolled patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (symptom duration <1 year) and administered methotrexate (up to 20 mg per week). After 3-4 months, those who had not achieved low disease activity but who could tolerate methotrexate were randomly allocated by computer addition of either sulfasalazine and hydroxychloroquine or infliximab. Primary outcome was achievement of a good response according
Hydroxychloroquine and risk of diabetes in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Hydroxychloroquine, a commonly used antirheumatic medication, has hypoglycemic effects and may reduce the risk of diabetes mellitus.To determine the association between hydroxychloroquine use and the incidence of self-reported diabetes in a cohort of patients with rheumatoid arthritis.A prospective, multicenter observational study of 4905 adults with rheumatoid arthritis (1808 had taken hydroxychloroquine and 3097 (...) had never taken hydroxychloroquine) and no diagnosis or treatment for diabetes in outpatient university-based and community-based rheumatology practices with 21.5 years of follow-up (January 1983 through July 2004).Diabetes by self-report of diagnosis or hypoglycemic medication use.During the observation period, incident diabetes was reported by 54 patients who had taken hydroxychloroquine and by 171 patients who had never taken hydroxychloroquine, with incidence rates of 5.2 per 1000 patient
Hydroxychloroquine, hydroxycarbamide, and didanosine as economic treatment for HIV-1. Most people who have HIV-1 and live in less-developed countries cannot afford standard combination antiretroviral therapy, and more economical approaches to treatment are therefore needed. We treated 22 patients who were infected with HIV-1 (viral load < 100000 copies/mL and CD4 count >150 cells/microL) with hydroxychloroquine (200 mg), hydroxycarbamide (hydroxyurea) (500 mg), and didanosine (125-200 mg
Ocular toxicity and antenatal exposure to chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine for rheumatic diseases. Chronic use of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine inthe treatment of rheumatic disease carries a small risk of sight-threatening pigmentary retinopathy. To obtain safety data for its use in pregnancy, we did ophthalmic examinations in 21 children born to women who took these drugsduring pregnancy. Average daily maternal doses of the two drugs were 317 mg hydroxychloroquine and 332 mg chloroquine
Effect of hydroxychloroquine on progression of dementia in early Alzheimer's disease: an 18-month randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Results of epidemiological studies, neuropathological observations, and in-vitro experiments all suggest that inflammatory mechanisms contribute to the destructive lesions in Alzheimer's disease. We aimed to establish the effect of the anti-inflammatory drug hydroxychloroquine on the progression of dementia.We did a double-blind, parallel-group (...) , multicentre trial in which we randomly assigned 168 patients with early Alzheimer's disease to hydroxychloroquine (200 or 400 mg dependent on bodyweight), or placebo for 18 months. Outcome measures were related to activities of daily living, cognitive function, and behavioural abnormalities. Analysis was by intention to treat.At 18 months, mean scores for the interview for deterioration in daily life in dementia in patients on hydroxychloroquine (22.6 [SD 11.4]) did not differ from those for patients