Plaquenil and lupus nephritis

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  1. Nick325i New Member

    Plaquenil and lupus nephritis


    Your kidneys remove excess fluid and waste material from your blood through units called nephrons. Each nephron contains a filter (glomerulus) that has a network of tiny blood vessels called capillaries.

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    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. It is important to know that not all kidney problems are due to lupus nephritis. Lupus patients are often prone to urinary tract infections. These can cause burning during urination and can be treated with antibiotics. There are medications that can also affect the kidneys, causing swelling and symptoms that may mimic lupus nephritis. Lupus nephritis is a type of kidney disease caused by systemic lupus erythematosus SLE or lupus. Lupus is an autoimmune disease —a disorder in which the body’s immune system attacks the body’s own cells and organs.

    The substances your body needs are reabsorbed into your bloodstream. The glomeruli filter waste products and substances your body needs — such as sodium, phosphorus and potassium — which then pass through tiny tubules.

    Plaquenil and lupus nephritis

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    I have a 21 yr. old lupus nephritis patient on mycophenolate, hydroxychloroquine and prednisone 40 mg per day. She says both her current nephrologist and her prior pediatric rheumatologist told her NOT to get pneumococcal and flu vaccines. May 07, 2019 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. Aug 15, 2019 Lupus nephritis is a frequent complication in people who have systemic lupus erythematosus — more commonly known as lupus. Lupus is an autoimmune disease. It causes your immune system to produce proteins called autoantibodies that attack your own tissues and organs, including the kidneys.

     
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  8. maverick79 New Member

    PLAQUENIL" Rheumatoid Arthritis Community - Support Group I don't know for sure if it is the plaquenil or other meds but my rheumy seems to have my inflammation/stiffness under pretty good control. Been taking plaquenil and arava for about a year. Just rediced plaquenil from one tablet twice a day to one tablet once a day. I also take Cimzia injections bi-weekly but that has only been for about 6 months.

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