How long does plaquenil take to work for ra

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    How long does plaquenil take to work for ra


    I've been taking it for about 6 months now, and I can't tell that it's done a thing. I think I may be overmedicated and was thinking about dropping the plaquenil if there was no benefit to it. Thanks, Elcamino Hi Elcamino, I have been taking Plaquenil (400 mg per day) for about 2 years now due to lupus flare.

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    Damage to the retina, the light sensitive portion of the inner eye, can occur with long-term use of Plaquenil or chloroquine Aralen. With Plaquenil, however, the most commonly prescribed anti-malarial, this sort of damage occurs only in 1 out of 5,000 people who take the drug for five years or more. Kids shouldn't take Plaquenil as a long-term treatment. To treat rheumatoid arthritis, the dosage is higher, with one to three tablets typically taken once a day. If you miss a dose of. Find patient medical information for Plaquenil Oral on WebMD including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ratings.

    Actually I started on 200 mg per day and about 2 months before tapering off pred, he upped me to 400 mg per day of plaquenil to give it plenty of time to kick in. When i first started it, I was also started on prednisone to get my inflammation under control.

    How long does plaquenil take to work for ra

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  7. Aug 14, 2017 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.

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    Nov 14, 2006 Someone else told me that plaquenil could take up to a year to work. Others have told me that it only took a few months for them to feel the effects. Everyone is different. I can tell you that plaquenil is the safest of all of the DMARDs. If you're going to stay on a DMARD for a long time, plaquenil is the one to be on. Best of luck on the. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria. I have had RA for 10 years and have been on Plaquenil pretty much the whole time. Methotrexate did not work for me and made me very nauseous. I also take 5-10 mg prednisone and an injection of Humira every week. I have had no side effects from the Plaquenil. Prednisone is a mean drug however, I can tell you this as a nurse too but I have to.

     
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    Chloroquine is the generic form of the brand-name prescription medicine Aralen, which is used to prevent and treat malaria — a mosquito-borne disease caused by a parasite — and to treat amebiasis, an infection of the intestines caused by a parasite. Chloroquine Aralen - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions. Chloroquine Aralen - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions - Drugs Chloroquine poisoning. Rapidly fatal without treatment.
     
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    Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Retinal toxicity associated with chronic exposure to. Hydroxychloroquine-Induced Pigmentation in Patients With.
     
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    Don't want to take plaquenil anymore - HealthBoards Re don't want to take plaquenil anymore I am under the care of an internist, he gave me a prescription for plaquenil, and he told me 3 times already that he wanted me going to a rhematologist and for some reason I don't get the referral or a call with an appt.

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