How does plaquenil treat sjogren& 39

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    WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of Sjogren's syndrome, a condition in which your eyes, mouth, and other parts of your body get dried out. Skip to main content. I was diagnosed three years ago with Sjogren's syndrome by a rheumatologist. I have never been a person who took medication until now. My doctor put me on Plaquenil to maintain inflammation, Evoxac three times a day for dry mouth, and Restasis eye drops twice a day. The Restasis takes at least 6 weeks until you still start feeling the relief. Plaquenil is a drug that has been used to treat malaria for many years. In treating the malaria it was found that the people taking the Plaquenil who also had autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, etc found that their energy level increased, fatigue decreased and their aches and pains decreased.

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    How does plaquenil treat sjogren& 39

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  4. Sjogren’s syndrome can affect all moisture-producing glands and tissues in the body – not just the eyes and mouth – and cause a host of symptoms. Below is head-to-toe a look at over-the-counter and prescription treatment options, as well as some medical procedures, for this common autoimmune condition that affects nine times as many women.

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    The short answer is that nobody really knows how or why Plaquenil helps autoimmune diseases- they just know it does. It was discovered by accident - it's an anti-malarial drug, and doctors noticed that while being treated for malaria, patients with Rheumatoid autoimmune conditions had spontaneous improvement of symptoms. Plaquenil helps many, although studies are inadequate to prove this either way. The studies are too small and too short. It takes months to kick in, and up to 2 years to get full benefit. There are no large studies to look at this long term. Most Sjögrens experts agree it helps many patients. Sjogren syndrome a disease that causes dryness in the mouth and eyes has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain. Check the latest reports from 6,549 Sjogren syndrome patients, or browse all conditions.

     
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    Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Mechanism of action of hydroxychloroquine as an antirheumatic. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil - Chloroquine & Hydroxychloroquine supporting chemo.
     
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    RA and Hydroxychloroquine How Effective is it for. Originally, hydroxychloroquine was used to prevent and treat malaria and was considered very effective. Now it is generally used for rheumatoid arthritis, but it has also been shown to work well for juvenile arthritis, some lupus symptoms, and other types of autoimmune conditions.

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