Hydroxychloroquine and sun exposure

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  1. newseoman XenForo Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine and sun exposure


    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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    A patient developed toxic epidermal necrolysis TEN, which was triggered by sun exposure while the patient was on long-term hydroxychloroquine. Phototoxic and photoallergic reactions are known to occur with hydroxychloroquine, but, to our knowledge, this is the first reported case of photo-induced TEN associated with the drug. PMID 18477009 Recommendations on Screening for Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine Retinopathy Retinal toxicity from chloroquine CQ and its analogue, hydroxychloroquine HCQ, has been recognized for many years. Chloroquine toxicity remains a problem in many parts of the world, but is seen less frequently in the United States where the drug largely has been replaced by HCQ. I am interested to see if anyone here has gotten a rash from Plaquenil after being on it for several months. I have been getting these horrible rashes and they are not related to sun exposure. I am starting to wonder if they are related to Plaquenil. My doctor now wants me to start on Chloroquine instead of plaquenil.

    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.

    Hydroxychloroquine and sun exposure

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  5. Methotrexate and sun sensitivity. Esp someone on similar regime to me, as I'm 17.5mg MTX and hydroxychloroquine. And yes, I am sun sensitive now too - I come out in a bumpy rash straight away. I use SunSense, an Aussie sun cream that's factor 50 but unperfumed that I buy on internet. Protection from sun when taking Methotrexate I have.

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    I've read on medical sites that Hydroxychloroquine can react with the sun causing allergic reactions and I wonder if this is the cause of the rash on this occasion or whether it's just my normal photosensitivity. I've read some posts on the forum here about people reacting to Hydroxychloroquine but it seems to be very severe as you say twitchytoes. The derm and rheumy both said it was not the kind of sun reaction caused by plaquenil, which apparently has a very specific reaction, but was a kind that plaquenil would help. So I'm now on a increased plaquenil dose to see if that helps. He said that if I'm up to 4 tabs a day and still have the rash. Applies to hydroxychloroquine oral tablet. Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention. Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking hydroxychloroquine

     
  6. f1ex XenForo Moderator

    Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions. Naproxen sodium and Hydroxychloroquine sulfate drug. Hydroxychloroquine and Meloxicam I feel I'm one of. - NRAS
     
  7. maramasas666 Well-Known Member

    Applies to hydroxychloroquine: oral tablet Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine may cause some unwanted effects. Plaquenil Reviews Everyday Health Common Plaquenil side effects a study from FDA data - eHealthMe Rx Side Effects New Plaquenil Guidelines and More.
     
  8. green man User

    What is Aralen? - GoodRx CHLOROQUINE is used to treat or prevent malaria infections. It is also used to treat amebiasis. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of generic Aralen is around .38, 84% off the average retail price of 4.50.

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