Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine and lupus

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  1. ronas Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine and lupus


    Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is a drug that is classified as an anti-malarial drug. Plaquenil is prescribed for the treatment or prevention of malaria. It is also prescribed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and the side effects of lupus such as hair loss, joint pain, and more. INTRODUCTION Hydroxychloroquine HCQ is an alkalinizing lysosomatropic drug that accumulates in lysosomes where it inhibits some important functions by increasing the pH. HCQ has proved to be effective in a number of autoimmune diseases including systemic lupus erythematosus SLE. Plaquenil is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. Important information Taking Plaquenil long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye.

    Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. Hydroxychloroquine is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus.

    Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine and lupus

    Treating Lupus with Anti-Malarial Drugs Johns Hopkins., Hydroxychloroquine in systemic lupus erythematosus SLE.

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  6. Hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine are anti-malarial medicines that can also be effective for people with rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. Both drugs have an anti-inflammatory effect and can be helpful in treating joint inflammation and skin manifestations of lupus.

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    Donald E. Thomas Jr. MD, FACR, FACP, a practicing rheumatologist in Greenbelt, Md. and author of The Lupus Encyclopedia, regularly prescribes Plaquenil to his lupus patients. “We know that people with lupus who take their Plaquenil regularly are much more likely to live a long, normal life compared with those who don’t,” he says. How to use Plaquenil. Hydroxychloroquine is usually taken with food or milk to prevent stomach upset. The dosage and length of treatment are based on your medical condition and response to therapy. In children, dosage is also based on weight. Hydroxychloroquine oral tablet is available as a brand-name drug and a generic drug. Brand name Plaquenil. Hydroxychloroquine comes only as a tablet you take by mouth. Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat malaria, lupus erythematosus, and rheumatoid arthritis.

     
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    I have some sort of auto immune issue with lots of joint pain and fatigue. Plaquenil What You Need to Know - Kaleidoscope Fighting Lupus Will you have Periodontal disease with Plaquenil - eHealthMe Which would you pick and why? - Plaquenil or Methotrexate
     
  8. DenIT Well-Known Member

    Summary Chloroquine is an anti-malarial drug available at pharmacies for people traveling to area with malaria risks. Did You Know This About Arthritis and Cancer Risk? Plaquenil Uses, Dosage & Side Effects - Plaquenil
     
  9. gfhgjhjhkjk Well-Known Member

    Chloroquine C18H26ClN3 - PubChem Chloroquine is a 4-aminoquinoline with antimalarial, anti-inflammatory, and potential chemosensitization and radiosensitization activities. Although the mechanism is not well understood, chloroquine is shown to inhibit the parasitic enzyme heme polymerase that converts the toxic heme into non-toxic hemazoin, thereby resulting in the accumulation of toxic heme within the parasite.

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  10. carattere New Member

    Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine sulfate dosing, indications. Irreversible retinal damage observed in some patients who had received hydroxychloroquine sulfate; significant risk factors for retinal damage include daily doses of hydroxychloroquine sulfate greater than 6.5 mg/kg 5 mg/kg base of actual body weight, durations of use greater than five years, subnormal glomerular filtration.

    Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine sulfate dose, indications.