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The recommended Plaquenil dosage for malaria prevention is 400 mg once weekly, starting two weeks before the anticipated exposure. The usual starting dosage for treating lupus is 400 mg once or twice a day, and the recommended starting dose for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis is 400 to 600 mg daily. For children, Plaquenil dosing is determined by the child's weight.
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