Plaquenil and kidneys

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  1. Pit-1 Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil and kidneys


    It does not work against certain types of malaria (chloroquine-resistant). The United States Center for Disease Control provides updated guidelines and travel recommendations for the prevention and treatment of malaria in different parts of the world.

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    Hydroxychloroquine used for treating newly diagnosed rheumatoid arthritis RA shows a significantly lower risk of developing chronic kidney disease CKD compared with non-users when used for. Jun 15, 2009 However, to date none of the available therapies have been proven conclusively to protect against the development of renal damage. Hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial agent which traditionally has been used to treat mucocutaneous, musculoskeletal, serosal and constitutional manifestations of SLE. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Plaquenil is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia.

    This medication is also used, usually with other medications, to treat certain auto-immune diseases (lupus, rheumatoid arthritis) when other medications have not worked or cannot be used. Discuss the most recent information with your doctor before traveling to areas where malaria occurs.

    Plaquenil and kidneys

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  6. Some of her info I would have to question. I have systemic lupus and I see the top rheumatologist in the country and he prescribes hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil for his lupus patients. This is pretty much a miracle drug for lupus patients. It helps with all the joint pains, fevers, keeps cholesterol down, and prevents kidney damage.

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    Hello, I was recently told by my internal medicine doctor, after years of cataloging symptoms, that she was going to begin treating me for Lupus. She started me on the generic version of Plaquenil at 200 mg. I have had a really hard time on this medicine. I have had extreme nausea, diarrhea, stomach cramps, and intense vertigo. I began taking it on Thanksgiving day and still experience these. Plaquenil and other antimalarials are the key to controlling lupus long-term, and some lupus patients may be on Plaquenil for the rest of their lives. For this reason, you can think of antimalarials as a sort of “lupus life insurance.” Cyclosporin, d -penicillamine, and gold are associated with kidney adverse effects, including increased serum creatinine levels, proteinuria, and hematuria 7. In contrast, methotrexate, azathioprine, sulfasalazine, and hydroxychloroquine have relatively little kidney toxicity 5, 7.

     
  7. alex21 Guest

    Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD). PLAQUENIL HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE SULFATE TABLETS, USP DESCRIPTION Chloroquine; – pearls4peers Lupus in Baltimore evidence-based ‘clinical pearls’ from the.
     
  8. pankor User

    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Plaquenil stomach issues - Sjogren's World Long-Term Side Effects of Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Can Plaquenil cause Stomach Issues? - Treato
     
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    Chloroquine Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term - Jul 30, 2019 Before the administration of chloroquine, the patient had only a mild skin erythema in the irradiated area, which was consistent with the radiotherapy dose she had received. On day 3 of chloroquine therapy, she developed localized brisk bullous eruptions in the irradiated area, which developed into a patch of fulminant moist desquamation.

    Does anyone who has RA suffer with itchy skin taking. - NRAS