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    Default Why Your Plaquenil is Even More Awesome than You Thought

    This is a great article summarizing the latest research on Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) and the benefits it has for people with lupus.

    Read the whole thing here: http://www.internalmedicinenews.com/...cf967a11a5b2c0

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    it is very, very interesting reading. I have a collection on my computer that I refer to regularly, this article is now included in that collection. I noticed they talked about the dosage "6.5 mg/kg" it was different to what we have talked about before on WHL. there was no referral to height, only the weight component. the dosage they talk about is almost twice what I am currently on. I take 2 tablets at 200mg per day. according to there formula, I could take 3 1/2 tablets. or 777mg.
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    I was very interested in the part where they talked about maybe one day developing a version of Plaquenil that does not cause retinal toxicity. Wouldn't it be awesome if they could get rid of the one major risk the drug has?

    Yay science!

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    Thank you for the article. I sent the site to a friend of mine who has lupus.
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    Thank you for sharing this with us, it's very helpful.

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    Very good reading. I also take 200mg twice a day it will be interesting to see what my rheumy says I sent a copy to her. Thank You

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