Alternative to plaquenil for sjogren's

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  1. norton Well-Known Member

    Alternative to plaquenil for sjogren's


    In Sjögren’s, Plaquenil is used to treat many symptoms of Sjögren’s including fatigue, joint symptoms of arthritis and arthralgias (joint pain), dry mouth and dry eyes. Similar to its use in systemic lupus erythematosus, many clinicians feel that it is useful in reducing general Sjögren’s “disease activity.” One of the reasons that physicians feel comfortable in prescribing Plaquenil is its low risk to benefit ratio.

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    Hi, Carole. When I started Plaquenil, my GI system was in an uproar. But it usually was anyway. I didn't realize, until I saw Dr. Wallace's book and found the stats, plus my rheumie telling me much the same, that many people with lupus something like 40% or more "present" with GI problems. Dosage for Plaquenil. The adult dose of Plaquenil to suppress malaria is 400 mg on the same day each week. The pediatric weekly suppressive dosage is 5 mg/kg of body weight. The adult dose of Plaquenil to treat an acute attack of malaria is an initial dose of 800 mg followed by 400 mg in six to eight hours and 400 mg for two more days. Hydroxychloroquine generic Plaquenil is often prescribed off-label by doctors for Sjogren’s Syndrome patients despite the fact that it has never been approved by governing agencies like the FDA. I myself have taken hydroxychloroquine for several years.

    As with any medication, allergic reactions including skin rashes and non-allergic reactions can occur. This means that the side effects of Plaquenil are mild and infrequent compared with its potential benefits.

    Alternative to plaquenil for sjogren's

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  5. My rheumy has just prescribed Plaquenil for my SS. Reading the warnings, I see that there is concern about effects on the eyes retinas. I am very concerned about this and am wondering if anyone out there has been put on an alternative drug to treat their SS. I have several issues with my.

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    It seems to help me similar to plaquenil. The funny thing is, that at one point I was on low doses of both at the same time and they didn’t help. I switched doctors and he put me on a higher dose of only plaquenil and I improved immediately. When I stopped plaquenil I went without anything for a few months and started to go down hill. 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. Medications that target inflammation improve a patient’s quality of life, yet a Sjogren’s syndrome diet plays a significant role in the treatment and management of the disease. Top 14 Foods Foods for a Sjogren’s Syndrome Diet. When the immune system attacks real or imagined threats, inflammation is a result.

     
  6. go2intway XenForo Moderator

    Chloroquine is the generic form of the brand-name prescription medicine Aralen, which is used to prevent and treat malaria — a mosquito-borne disease caused by a parasite — and to treat amebiasis, an infection of the intestines caused by a parasite. Antimalarial Drugs – Malaria Site Chloroquine Mechanism of drug action and resistance in. Mechanisms of drug action and resistance
     
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    Hydroxychloroquine Oral Tablet 200Mg Drug Medication. Hydroxychloroquine Oral tablet 200mg Drug Medication Dosage information. Learn about the reported side effects, related class drugs, and how these medications will affect your daily lifestyle. Visit for more details.

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    Chloroquine Nivaquine, Resochin Healing Is Divine. Pregnant females in non-endemic areas should be advised not to travel to endemic areas or use appropriate prophylaxis. Pregnant females with uncomplicated malaria caused by chloroquine-sensitive P. vivax or P. ovale should be treated with chloroquine. Infected pregnant women should continue prophylaxis until delivery.

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