Why is plaquenil prescribed for lupus

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    Why is plaquenil prescribed for lupus


    Please review the following URL and make sure that it is spelled correctly. Hydroxychloroquine is a one of a number of drugs which have been used for many years in the treatment of malaria.

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    Lupus and Plaquenil research. While Plaquenil was not created with the explicit purpose of helping people minimize the disease activity of lupus, a number of clinical trials have been conducted to examine the clinical impact of the medication. Three anti-malarial drugs are prescribed for lupus symptoms. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is the most commonly prescribed because it is generally believed to cause fewer side effects; chloroquine Aralen has a reputation for more serious side effects, but it may be prescribed in situations where hydroxychloroquine cannot be used. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is commonly used to help keep mild lupus-related problems, such as skin and joint disease, under control. This drug is also effective at preventing lupus flares.

    Although chloroquine is sometimes used, the preferred antimalarial drug is hydroxychloroquine due to its greater safety. It is not possible at the present time to explain precisely why hydroxychloroquine is effective in various rheumatic diseases. Fortunately, it was discovered these drugs often are helpful in the treatment of various rheumatic diseases, particularly systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE or "Lupus") and rheumatoid arthritis.

    Why is plaquenil prescribed for lupus

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  4. Feb 19, 2020 Hydroxychloroquine sulfate is a colorless crystalline solid, soluble in water to at least 20 percent; chemically the drug is 2-4-7-Chloro-4-quinolylaminopentylethylamino ethanol sulfate 11. PLAQUENIL hydroxychloroquine sulfate tablets contain 200 mg hydroxychloroquine sulfate, equivalent to 155 mg base, and are for oral administration.

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    Learn about the wide-ranging effects of hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil® in the treatment of lupus dosing, benefits, side effects and rare complications of this commonly prescribed medication. Drug spotlight on hydroxychloroquine Lupus Foundation of America Hydroxychloroquine is a one of a number of drugs which have been used for many years in the treatment of malaria. Fortunately, it was discovered these drugs often are helpful in the treatment of various rheumatic diseases, particularly systemic lupus erythematosus SLE or "Lupus" and rheumatoid arthritis. The two types of antimalarials most often prescribed today for lupus are hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil® and chloroquine Aralen®. Unlike the rapid response seen with steroids, it may take months before antimalarial drugs improve your lupus symptoms. Side effects from antimalarials are rare and usually mild.

     
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    Background: The American Academy of Ophthalmology recommendations on screening for chloroquine (CQ) and hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) retinopathy are revised in light of new information about the prevalence of toxicity, risk factors, fundus distribution, and effectiveness of screening tools. Hydroxychloroquine - Wikipedia Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Toxicity and Recommendations. What Is Plaquenil? - American Academy of Ophthalmology
     
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    Quinine and chloroquine - ScienceDirect Quinine and chloroquine poisoning are characterized by severe cardiovascular toxicity resulting from sodium and potassium channel blockade, leading to hypotension, shock, arrhythmias and cardiac arrest. Quinine poisoning can cause irreversible visual loss.

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