Plaquenil a preventive medicine

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  1. hackerus Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil a preventive medicine


    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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    Plaquenil was actually first classified as an antimalarial drug, but it is also used to treat certain rheumatic and autoimmune conditions which are unrelated to malaria. Generally, Plaquenil is a treatment option as monotherapy used alone for mild rheumatoid arthritis or as combination therapy with other DMARDs for moderate to severe disease. Hydroxychloroquine comes as a tablet to take by mouth. For prevention of malaria in adults, two tablets are usually taken once a week on exactly the same day of each week. The first dose is taken 1 to 2 weeks before traveling to an area where malaria is common, and then doses are continued for 8 weeks after exposure. PLAQUENIL is indicated for the treatment of chronic discoid lupus erythematosus and systemic lupus erythematosus in adults. Rheumatoid Arthritis. PLAQUENIL is indicated for the treatment of acute and chronic rheumatoid arthritis in adults. CONTRAINDICATIONS. Use of PLAQUENIL is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to 4­

    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.

    Plaquenil a preventive medicine

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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is used to treat malaria, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis. Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more. Hydroxychloroquine, 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. Common side effects include vomiting, headache, changes in vision and muscle weakness. Severe side effects may include allergic reactions. It does not appear to be safe during 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.

     
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    Plaquenil (Hydroxychloroquine sulfate) is a drug originally used to prevent or treat malaria. Hydroxychloroquine And Chloroquine. - Ophthalmology Review What Is Plaquenil? - American Academy of Ophthalmology AAO Screening Guidelines for Plaquenil
     
  5. Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial medication used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites, which enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Plaquenil is also used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus.

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  6. xelenite Moderator

    Plaquenil aka HCQS – Anyone on this getting severe. I had to stop methotrexate about 7 months ago for my RA, due to bad side effects after using it successfully for 10 years. As an alternative, my rheumy put me on HCQS, also known as plaquenil, along with 5mg of prednisone. But ever since then I've had the runs something terrible, and whatever I do or don't do I can't seem to shake it.

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