What is plaquenil use for

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  1. Oleg330 New Member

    What is plaquenil use for


    It may have both an anti-spirochaete activity and an anti-inflammatory activity, similar to the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. And caution is required if patients have certain heart conditions, diabetes, psoriasis etc.

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    Plaquenil is the brand name of hydroxychloroquine, a drug used to prevent or treat malaria 2. Plaquenil is also used for long-term treatment of autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis RA and systemic lupus erythmatosis. According to the Mayo Clinic, it can take up to six months' constant use before an effect is seen in RA 1. Jun 13, 2019 Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine sulfate is a drug originally used to prevent or treat malaria. Malaria is a serious but rare disease caused by bites from infected mosquitos. Now the drug is used to treat inflammatory diseases. This type of disease occurs when the body's immune system attacks its own healthy tissue. How to use Plaquenil. Hydroxychloroquine is usually taken with food or milk to prevent stomach upset. The dosage and length of treatment are based on your medical condition and response to therapy.

    For prolonged treatment of lupus or arthritis, adverse effects include the acute symptoms, plus altered eye pigmentation, acne, anaemia, bleaching of hair, blisters in mouth and eyes, blood disorders, convulsions, vision difficulties, diminished reflexes, emotional changes, excessive coloring of the skin, hearing loss, hives, itching, liver problems or liver failure, loss of hair, muscle paralysis, weakness or atrophy, nightmares, psoriasis, reading difficulties, tinnitus, skin inflammation and scaling, skin rash, vertigo, weight loss, and occasionally urinary incontinence. The most common adverse effects are a mild nausea and occasional stomach cramps with mild diarrhea. For short-term treatment of acute malaria, adverse effects can include abdominal cramps, diarrhea, heart problems, reduced appetite, headache, nausea and vomiting.

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  7. May 23, 2016 What is Plaquenil and what are its benefits for Sjögren’s patients? Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is a medication that has been used for many years to help musculoskeletal symptoms and fatigue in patients with autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and Sjögren’s.

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    Problems with Plaquenil Use Toxic maculopathy associated with chloroquine use was first documented in the literature five decades ago.1 In the United States, Plaquenil––an analog to chloroquine––is used to treat a variety of conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and several distinct inflammatory disorders. Highlights for hydroxychloroquine Hydroxychloroquine oral tablet is available as a brand-name drug and a generic drug. Brand name Plaquenil. Hydroxychloroquine comes only as a tablet you take by mouth. Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat malaria, lupus erythematosus, and rheumatoid arthritis. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine has been shown to improve physical function in up to 80% of patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is commonly used for lupus in children because of less side effects compared to other medications. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine helps minimize joint damage.

     
  8. Simf Guest

    Plaquenil (Hydroxychloroquine sulfate) is a drug originally used to prevent or treat malaria. PLAQUENIL hydroxychloroquine and the Eye Westford Common and Rare Side Effects for Plaquenil Oral Hydroxychloroquine Side Effects, Dosage, Uses, and More
     
  9. sp1x Moderator

    Duexis contains a combination of famotidine and ibuprofen. Famotidine works by decreasing the amount of acid the stomach produces. Are you taking too much anti-inflammatory medication. At 71 on Eliquis. Can I use any anti inflammatories? Hydroxychloroquine Side-effects, uses, time to work
     
  10. blislobrerype Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine toxicity - EyeWiki Jan 05, 2020 Hydroxychloroquine retinopathy is most influenced by daily dose and duration of use. Risk for toxicity is less with 5.0 mg/kg real weight/day for hydroxychloroquine and 2.3 mg/kg real weight/day for chloroquine. Patients are at low risk during the first 5 years of treatment.

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  11. LelikZZ Guest

    Allergic reaction to Plaquenil Lupus Forums at The Lupus Site It was awful. They burned and itched and made me physically ill. Thankfully, Benadryl and a steroid dose pack has the hives on the run. My concern is, what now. The rheumatologist prescribed me the Plaquenil because I already have fatty liver disease. She said that plaquenil was the least likely to cause liver issues.

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