Is hydroxychloroquine sulfate an immunosuppressive drug

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  1. Energon XenForo Moderator

    Is hydroxychloroquine sulfate an immunosuppressive drug


    It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability.

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    ABSTRACTHydroxychloroquine is an immunomodulatory drug that has been used for 60 years to treat malaria and autoimmune diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus and inflammatory arthritis, and potential new uses and benefits continue to emerge. Toxicity concerns have been addressed with updated prescribing recommendations. Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria. Hydroxychloroquine is also used. There are other drugs similar to Plaquenil Prednisone, Methodextrate, etc but he will face the same risks with all of them. All work by suppressing the immune system. If he wants this type of drug he can try to balance control of his autoimmune disease with the risk of infection.

    Today, it is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, some symptoms of lupus, childhood arthritis (or juvenile idiopathic arthritis) and other autoimmune diseases. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria.

    Is hydroxychloroquine sulfate an immunosuppressive drug

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    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. Hydroxychloroquine, sold under the brand name Plaquenil among others, is a medication used for the prevention and treatment of certain types of malaria. Specifically it is used for chloroquine-sensitive malaria. Other uses include treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and porphyria cutanea tarda. It is taken by mouth. Common side effects include vomiting, headache, changes in vision and muscle weakness. Severe side effects may include allergic reactions. It does not appear to be safe during HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE/DIGOXIN; Moderate Interactions. These medications may cause some risk when taken together. Consult your healthcare professional e.g. doctor or pharmacist for more in formation.

     
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    I was just prescribed plaquenil to treat the cyst form of lyme. The doctor recommended it but I was worried about the expense. Hydroxychloroquine Reviews Everyday Health Hydroxychloroquine plaquenil ProHealth Fibromyalgia, ME. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine sulfate dosing, indications.
     
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    RA and Hydroxychloroquine How Effective is it for Rheumatoid. According to the American College of Rheumatology, hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, is a “disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD,” meaning that it helps reduce the pain and swelling that come with arthritis. It can also reduce the incidence of joint damage, thus lessening the risk of developing a long-term disability from complications of RA.

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    Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition CPPD Proper diagnosis detection is important. Untreated calcium pyrophosphate deposition CPPD may lead to severe, painful attacks or chronic long-term pain and inflammation. Over time, joints may degenerate, or break down, resulting in long-term disability. Some treatment options for the arthritis pain do exist.

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