Purpose of plaquenil in lupus

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    Purpose of plaquenil in lupus


    Plaquenil 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.

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    Medscape - Indication-specific dosing for Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine sulfate, frequency-based adverse effects, comprehensive interactions, contraindications, pregnancy & lactation schedules, and cost information. Plaquenil is effective for Lupus patients, as well as people with UCTD described to me by a rheumatologist as "Lupus-like" or "Lupus-lite" or "mild Lupus". So it's very possible to be on Plaquenil without having a formal Lupus diagnosis. To get a Lupus diganosis you need to have 4 or more of 11 Lupus criteria, within a 5 year period. 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.

    Plaquenil is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

    Purpose of plaquenil in lupus

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    The mechanism of action is thought to be anti-inflammatory, but Plaquenil also seems to reduce sensitivity to sunlight. It has also been noted recently that smoking reduces the effectiveness of Plaquenil in treating lupus, thus, smoking cessation should be instituted in all patients taking Plaquenil. More About Autoimmune diseases DERMATOMYOSITIS 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. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is used to treat malaria, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis. Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more.

     
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    I recently decided to stop taking Plaquenil because I was having constant chest pains even more so than I usually have due to Lupus. Plaquenil Arthritis Information Alcohol Withdrawal Cold Turkey Dangers Adderall Withdrawal What You Should Know -
     
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