Plaquenil and skin issues

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  1. Santa XenForo Moderator

    Plaquenil and skin issues


    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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    Aug 29, 2014 One of the reasons that physicians feel comfortable in prescribing Plaquenil is its low risk to benefit ratio. This means that the side effects of Plaquenil are mild and infrequent compared with its potential benefits. As with any medication, allergic reactions including skin rashes and non-allergic reactions can occur. Do not use Plaquenil without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding. Our blog on Lupus and Pregnancy has much more valuable information on this topic. Back to top. We hope that this blog has been helpful in answering some of your questions about Plaquenil and other antimalarial drugs used to treat lupus. A month ago I started on Plaquenil and prednisolone. It has helped a bit with the inflammation but on reading various items on the Internet, Plaquenil seems to be for joint pain and inflammation but skin is not mentioned. I seem to be able to keep that in check with my daily Pilates and if that is its main effect I would rather not take it.

    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 and skin issues

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  4. Hydroxychloroquine typically is very well tolerated. Serious side effects are rare. The most common side effects are nausea and diarrhea, which often improve with time. Less common side effects include rash, changes in skin pigment such as darkening or dark spots, hair changes, and muscle weakness.

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    My doctor put me on Plaquenil. 400 milligrams a day. Will not give me a Lupus dx. Any other reason a person will use Plaquenil? I have sun induced rashes and painful hip joints and burning in the very low back area. all lupus type blood testing has came back negative as well two skin biopsies. The following case studies illustrate examples where Plaquenil administration was associated with either new onset psoriasis or flaring of pre-existing psoriasis. Case 1. A middle-aged woman sought another opinion for a puzzling rash which had been seen by two dermatologists. At first, skin biopsies showed features of eczema. Subsequent biopsies Note This document contains side effect information about hydroxychloroquine. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Plaquenil. For the Consumer. Applies to hydroxychloroquine oral tablet. Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil may cause some unwanted effects.

     
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    This article focuses upon hydroxychloroquine retinopathy. Chloroquine was originally used as an anti-malarial therapeutic. PDF Chloroquine Retinopathy - ResearchGate Revised Recommendations on Screening for Chloroquine and. Chloroquine - FDA prescribing information, side effects and uses
     
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    New considerations in monitoring for hydroxychloroquine. Based upon a review of the recent literature, monitoring guidelines for hydroxychloroquine retinopathy will be suggested. Hydroxychloroquine sulfate Plaquenil is prescribed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, discoid and systemic lupus erythematosus, and other predominantly autoimmune diseases.

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  7. blb Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil and Depression/Anxiety - Symptoms and Medical. It’s an issue because the only treatment I have is giving myself IM Toradol injections, which is not fun and can cause stomach bleeding. I stopped the plaquenil again and it has cleared up. I mentioned this to my cardiologist at the Marfan Center at Stanford where I am seen for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and he said he had heard of people.

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