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Plaquenil Pregnancy


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Is Plaquenil (Hydroxychloroquine) safe during pregnancy or nursing?

The FDA category for this medication is N. It is advised that you: Unknown

Plaquenil (Hydroxychloroquine) pregnancy info from our pharmacists

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  • Plaquenil (Hydroxychloroquine) should only be used in pregnancy for malaria when using it outweighs its harmful effects. The IV form of Plaquenil (Hydroxychloroquine) has been shown to cross the placenta rapidly and can harm the baby.
Source: FDA package insert