Plaquenil uses for lupus

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  1. Alinzer New Member

    Plaquenil uses for lupus


    Hydroxychloroquine is available as the brand-name drug Plaquenil. Generic drugs usually cost less than the brand-name version. Hydroxychloroquine may be used as part of a combination therapy.

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    Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of drugs called antimalarials. It is used to prevent and treat acute attacks of malaria. It is also used to treat discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis in patients whose symptoms have not improved with other treatments. Expert opinion HCQ may offer several advantages not only in patients with mild SLE but can also exert important beneficial effects in lupus patients with organ involvement and in pregnant women. The drug has a low cost and few side effects. These characteristics should encourage a larger use of HCQ, also in lupus patients with organ involvement. Plaquenil is the most common antimalarial drug given to treat lupus, and most physicians with experience in lupus agree that antimalarial treatments should be used long-term, year-after-year in all patients who can tolerate them. Learn why treatments that were developed for malaria are now used for lupus. Read the study

    Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. It isn’t fully understood how this drug works to treat lupus erythematosus or rheumatoid arthritis. That means you may need to take it with other drugs. It treats malaria by killing the parasites that cause the disease.

    Plaquenil uses for lupus

    Plaquenil Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions., Hydroxychloroquine in systemic lupus erythematosus SLE.

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  7. Safety and efficacy have not been established in the chronic use of PLAQUENIL for systemic lupus erythematosus and juvenile idiopathic arthritis in children. Children are especially sensitive to the 4-aminoquinoline compounds. Most reported fatalities followed the accidental ingestion of chloroquine, sometimes in small doses 0.75 g or 1 g in.

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    Plaquenil Interactions. Acetaminophen Tylenol, others Digoxin Lanoxin Iron-containing medications including multivitamins Isoniazid Nydrazid Methotrexate Rheumatrex Niacin. Rifampin Rifadin, Rimactane Thioridazine Mellaril, Mellaril-S Vitamins and herbal products. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine. The drug of choice for systemic lupus erythematosus SLE or "Lupus" and rheumatoid arthritis. Hydroxychloroquine is a one of a number of drugs which have been used for many years in the treatment of malaria. Fortunately, it was discovered these drugs often are helpful in the treatment of various rheumatic diseases. Three anti-malarial drugs are prescribed for lupus symptoms. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is the most commonly prescribed because it is generally believed to cause fewer side effects; chloroquine Aralen has a reputation for more serious side effects, but it may be prescribed in situations where hydroxychloroquine cannot be used.

     
  8. slaxas XenForo Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate and Chloroquine Phosphate are antimalarial drugs found to be useful in the treatment of autoimmune diseases like discoid and systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis and juvenile chronic arthritis, chronic cutaneous vasculitis. Hydroxychloroquine sulfate C18H28ClN3O5S - PubChem Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Side Effects & Dosage for Malaria Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate - HBMC Rheumatology & Arthritis.
     
  9. TurboD XenForo Moderator

    Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes fatigue, joint pain, joint stiffness, and a butterfly-shaped rash on the face. Growing Back that Gorgeous Head of Hair - Lupus, Humor, and. Arthritis Medications May Cause Hair Loss Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Side effects, Images, Uses.
     
  10. endru Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine - Wikipedia Hydroxychloroquine HCQ, sold under the brand name Plaquenil among others, is a medication used for the prevention and treatment of certain types of malaria. Specifically it is used for chloroquine-sensitive malaria. Other uses include treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and porphyria cutanea tarda. It is taken by mouth.

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  11. Dzhem New Member

    Lupus Medicines Hydroxychloroquine - Brigham and Women's. Hydroxychloroquine is a DMARD. The brand name is Plaquenil. What does Plaquenil do? Plaquenil relieves pain and swelling and prevents damage to joints. How long does Plaquenil take to work? Plaquenil works very slowly. In 1 to 3 months you should start to feel better. You may continue to get better for up to 1 year.

    Does anyone else feel worse on Plaquenil?