How does hydroxychloroquine work for arthritis

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  1. -masha- New Member

    How does hydroxychloroquine work for arthritis


    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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    What next if plaquenil doesn't work? Support Forums Rheumatoid Arthritis New Topic Reply. for me methotreaxte and plaquenil does't work and i' intonate of sulfa so i am started embrel which states you have to have tried 2 of 3 meds and methotrexate is 1 of them. good luck Hydroxychloroquine is a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. These drugs regulate the activity of the body’s immune system, which may be overactive in some conditions. Hydroxychloroquine can modify the underlying disease process, rather than simply treating the symptoms. Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat • rheumatoid arthritis Hydroxychloroquine brand namePlaquenil is a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD approved for adults with RA. It is often given in combination with methotrexate and sulfasalazine a treatment known as triple therapy, to help slow RA disease progression for patients who do not get relief from methotrexate therapy alone. 1,2

    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.

    How does hydroxychloroquine work for arthritis

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  7. Hydroxychloroquine sulfate is an arthritis medicine. that also can be used to prevent malaria. It is available in the United States by prescription only. It is sold under the brand name Plaquenil and it is also sold as a generic medicine. It is available in tablets of 155mg base 200mg salt.

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    My question is for those that have taken Plaquenil/Hydroxychloroquine. How long did it take for it to remove symptoms in your personal experience? I know I've read it can take up to 6 months but what I'm wondering is, do you just wake up one day and find it's kicked in 6 months down the road or more likely, it starts to work slowly over 6 months? Quinacrine Atabrine is another alternative, but it is prescribed less often because it can sometimes cause a yellow discoloration of the skin. It is sometimes given in addition to hydroxychloroquine if the patient does not respond to Plaquenil alone. 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.

     
  8. gelo_higlod New Member

    : September 14, 2016 Chief complaint: Whirling and flashing lights A 57-year-old female presented to the Ophthalmology clinic at UIHC complaining bilateral central photopsias for the past two years. Hydroxychloroquine DermNet NZ Early Plaquenil Toxicity Detected without Bull’s Eye. Early Plaquenil Toxicity Detected without Bull’s Eye Maculopathy
     
  9. stabrombel New Member

    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Signs of hydroxychloroquine toxicity in a patient with rhegmatogenous. Plaquenil and corona lupus Hydroxychloroquine-related retinal toxicity Rheumatology Oxford.
     
  10. YO-ZURI XenForo Moderator

    Plaquenil User Reviews for Rheumatoid Arthritis at User Reviews for Plaquenil to treat Rheumatoid Arthritis. The following information is NOT intended to endorse any particular medication. While these reviews might be helpful, they are not a substitute for the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgement of healthcare practitioners.

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