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Hydroxychloroquine

Class
Indications
Administration/Absorption
  • Oral
Dosage

Distribution

Mechanism
  • Increases lysosomal pH in antigen presenting cells
  • Blocks the activation of toll-like receptors on plasmacytoid dendritic cells (PDCs)
  • Hydroxychloroquine thus reduces the activation of dendritic cells thus mitigating the inflammatory process
Excretion

Side effects
  • Toxicity in the eye
Interactions

Contraindications

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