Hydroxychloroquine lupus

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  1. Eirik Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine lupus


    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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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is a drug that is classified as an anti-malarial drug. Plaquenil is prescribed for the treatment or prevention of malaria. It is also prescribed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and the side effects of lupus such as hair loss, joint pain, and more. Plaquenil is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration FDA to treat inflammation associated with lupus in people whose symptoms have not responded to drugs with lower risk for side effects. Plaquenil is also known by its drug name, Hydroxychloroquine. 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.

    The most serious adverse effects affect the eye, with dose-related retinopathy as a concern even after hydroxychloroquine use is discontinued. The most common adverse effects are a mild nausea and occasional stomach cramps with mild diarrhea.

    Hydroxychloroquine lupus

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  5. Mechanism Hydroxychloroquine is thought to improve symptoms of systemic diseases by preventing inflammation. For example, to treat both rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus SLE, it has been hypothesized that the drug suppresses T-lymphocytes by increasing the pH inside lysosomes, which disables leukocyte chemotaxis.

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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, chloroquine Aralen, and quinacrine Atabrine are medications that were originally used to prevent or treat malaria. However, during World War II it was also found that these medications were effective in treating the symptoms of lupus. Hydroxychloroquine is a derivative of chloroquine that has both antimalarial and antiinflammatory activities and is now most often used as an antirheumatologic agent in systemic lupus erythematosis and rheumatoid arthritis. What kind of medicine is hydroxychloroquine? Some medicines can slow down your lupus. Doctors call these DMARDs. This stands for Disease-Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs. 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?

     
  6. IceFusion New Member

    Applies to hydroxychloroquine: oral tablet Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine (the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil) may cause some unwanted effects. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage. Two for the Price of One Simultaneous Hepatic and Cardiac Toxicity. Plaquenil Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term -
     
  7. Davi XenForo Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine - Wikipedia Methotrexate combined use is unstudied and may increase the frequency of side effects Cyclosporin wherein an increased plasma cylcosporin level was reported when used together. Pharmacology Pharmacokinetics. Hydroxychloroquine has similar pharmacokinetics to chloroquine, with rapid gastrointestinal absorption and elimination by the kidneys.

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  8. worka Well-Known Member

    Early Plaquenil Toxicity Detected without Bull’s Eye. Bull’s Eye Retinopathy Early macular toxicity can cause stippling or mottling of the RPE Next, granular pigmentation and loss of the normal foveal reflex can occur It’s believed but not proven that if early macular changes are detected and the medication is stopped, any toxicity that has occurred can be reversed.1 If the maculopathy continues to progress, concentric zones of.

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