Plaquenil is an anti-malarial drug with hydroxychloroquine as the active ingredient present in it. The drug has anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive effects for autoimmune diseases. It comes in a 200mg tablet and is to be taken orally.

When is it advised to take Plaquenil?

Plaquenil is advised and prescribed by a doctor for treating:

  • Certain malarial diseases in children and adults.
  • Lupus is a chronic auto-immune disease in adults that causes inflammation all over the body.
  • Rheumatoid arthritis in adults.

Where to buy Plaquenil?

Top-Apotheke sells Plaquenil without a prescription as they assume that their customers value their health and will not take any medication without consulting a doctor. This is the best online pharmacy that supplies all generic and branded drugs in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. They assure quality products at reasonable rates than those available with offline retail outlets. You get guaranteed reliable and fast delivery of drugs that you need for your treatment. 

Dosages of Plaquenil

Your doctor would certainly prescribe the smallest dosage for the desired effect. Your dosage would be adjusted over time so that the right amount can be decided for you.

Plaquenil dosage for Malaria in adults

If you are traveling to a malaria-prone area, you will likely be advised to take Plaquenil once every week for prevention. The treatment is started 2 weeks before your travel. The recommended dosage is Plaquenil 400mg.

You will be advised to continue taking this dose once a week during your travel and further for 4 weeks more after you leave the malaria-prone area. The dosage needs to be taken on the same day every week.

Plaquenil dosage for Lupus

For treating Lupus in adults, your doctor might advise you to take 200mg to 400mg of the drug every day. if 200mg is prescribed for every day then a single dose of Plaquenil is to be taken.

If your doctor advises you to take 400mg every day then you will take either 400 mg every day or 200mg twice every day.

Plaquenil dosage for Rheumatoid arthritis

For treating RA, 400mg to 600mg of Plaquenil is usually recommended every day to be taken once or twice. The starting dosage would be a higher dosage or the loading dose that helps the medicine to work more quickly.

Within a few weeks or a month, you will notice a slight improvement in your RA symptoms with this dosage. Your doctor might lower your Plaquenil dosage to a long-term or maintenance dosage which would be 200mg to 400mg Plaquenil either once daily. 

Once the doctor prescribes the right dosage of Plaquenil, visit for placing the order and have the medicine delivered soon discreetly. 


If you are taking some medication for diarrhea like kaolin or antacids like magnesium or aluminum hydroxide, take Plaquenil at least 4 hours before or after these medicines. 

Take Plaquenil regularly at the same time to get the most benefits and take it as prescribed by your doctor.

Doctors recommend giving Plaquenil to kids with a body weight of at least 34 kilograms for preventing malaria. A doctor’s advice is highly recommended before giving this medicine to kids.


Robert Desauza