Plaquenil and prednisone for lupus

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  1. jamper66 New Member

    Plaquenil and prednisone for lupus


    I don't get many side effects generally, but with prednisone I DO. It does help, but this can't be a long term affair. Plaquenil is a great drug (I have no experience with it, but many people with lupus take it). I'd ask your rheumy about it and have them explain why they made that choice for you. Prednisone is an intermediate acting corticosteroid-which means it has direct anti-inflamitory properties that take effect begining in a few hours. Is plaquenil another option instead of the prednisone? It is ment to get this undercontrol now and diminish your pain.

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    It is hard to draw a deep breath and I’ve had a lot of neck pain with the lung issues. He said that is normal for the pain to radiate to the neck. It should go away with the prednisone I have found that to be true. Plaquenil probably won’t protect you from getting Covid-19, but it should make it less dangerous and shorten the lifespan. Hi, I JUst wanted to let you know that Plaquenil, and other lupus meds can be rough on your stomach.so in the beginning than long term. My doctor reccomended that I eat 100 calories at least prior to taking Plaquenil and Naproxen. I was prett nauseous the frist 2 weeks on these meds, but over time it diminished. Side-effects of Prednisone. In the chapter Treating Lupus With Medications, I talked about prednisone as being the single most important factor in improving the outlook for lupus patients. It is a very powerful tool in the treatment of lupus, it is usually effective in bringing lupus under control and it saves lives.

    It has not direct anti-inflamitory properties and instead works on the immune system-though the mechanism is not known. Plaq is a longer time medication it may take two months before their is a noticable difference.

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    Lupus nephritis is found among people who take Prednisone and Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drugs for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Cellcept, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Lupus nephritis with Prednisone and Plaquenil. Prednisone is the most commonly prescribed steroid for lupus. Prednisolone and methylprednisolone Medrol® are similar to prednisone. Some physicians prefer to prescribe these if you have liver problems. Most people take steroids in pill form. But, creams or gels applied to the skin are often used for cutaneous skin lupus. Re lupus rash & prednisone = frustrated justa quick note, for me Halogen=death no, seriously, I have found that I am very sensitive to halogen lights, in my opinion, more so than flourescent. I would definitely put that halogen light in a place far, far away from me

     
  8. arpeccop User

    I suffer from Lupus and I have been taking plaquenil. I don’t know much about lupus but I do know that plaquenil inhibits platelets. I know that low platelet levels can cause excessive and spontaneous bleeding. Link between low white cell count and taking Plaquenil? Low blood platelets but other results normal Blood. Low WBC/RBC and starting plaquenil? - Sjogren's World
     
  9. dddd Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine is a quinoline medicine used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Immune & Autoimmune - Lupus Plaquenil - when to take the 2. Long-Term Side Effects of Plaquenil for Rheumatoid. Hydroxychloroquine plaquenil withdrawl? - LUPUS UK
     
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    To take or not to take hydroxychloroquine - Scleroderma - Inspire Here are a couple of articles you might find of interest - one is specifically addressing hydroxychloroquine while pregnant with lupus, but the stats support a good safety profile and rationale for how the treatment seems to help carry to term. Best of luck with your decision, Plaquenil has been a big help to me so far, with no side effects.

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