Will plaquenil cause weight gain

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    Will plaquenil cause weight gain


    Hydroxychloroquine is available as the brand-name drug Plaquenil. Generic drugs usually cost less than the brand-name version. Hydroxychloroquine may be used as part of a combination therapy.

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    Plaquenil and other antimalarials are the key to controlling lupus long-term, and some lupus patients may be on Plaquenil for the rest of their lives. For this reason, you can think of antimalarials as a sort of “lupus life insurance.” Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Plaquenil. For the Consumer. Applies to hydroxychloroquine oral tablet. Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention. Oct 12, 2016 Which Drugs Cause Weight Gain, Loss in RA? by U. S. Medicine Oct 12, 2016. On average, compared to methotrexate-treated patients, prednisone-treated patients had significantly more weight gain, while leflunomide-treated patients demonstrated weight loss. In multivariable models, more weight loss and a greater risk of weight loss odds.

    Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. It isn’t fully understood how this drug works to treat lupus erythematosus or rheumatoid arthritis. That means you may need to take it with other drugs. It treats malaria by killing the parasites that cause the disease.

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  3. Plaquenil and Weight gain. Amber7 11/29/2012. That always causes weight gain for me. Laraly 12/06/2012. I've gained about 30 lbs over the past year since I've been on Plaquenil but also on Prednisone. However, half of that weight I gained even before I was diagnosed or went on meds. My metabolism pretty much stopped about 6 months before.

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    In rare cases, Plaquenil can cause cardiomyopathy, a chronic disease of the heart muscle. Find information about common, infrequent and rare side effects of Plaquenil Oral. 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.

     
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    Since being diagnosed with Lupus and taking the normal meds, particularly Plaquenil and Prednisone (over about 6 years), I gained about 45 pounds. Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions. Plaquenil Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures. Hydroxychloroquine Side Effects, Dosage, Uses, and More
     
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    Mixed connective tissue disease commonly abbreviated as MCTD, is an autoimmune disease characterized by the presence of elevated blood levels of a specific autoantibody, now called anti-U1 ribonucleoprotein (RNP) together with a mix of symptoms of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), scleroderma, and polymyositis. Mixed connective tissue disease - Symptoms and causes. Management of multiple neurological complications in mixed. What Is Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease?
     
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    Plaquenil Overdose - Antibiotics Home Page The treatment for a Plaquenil overdose will vary. If the overdose was recent, a healthcare provider may administer certain medicines or place a tube into the stomach to "pump the stomach." Treatment also involves supportive care, which consists of treating the symptoms that occur as a result of the overdose.

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  7. Revised guidance for patients exposed to chloroquine. Ophthalmologists play a vital role in educating both patients and prescribing physicians about the risk of toxicity associated with exposure to hydroxychloroquine HCQ and chloroquine CQ drugs. Because the damage from these drugs is irreversible, knowledge of proper dosages and familiarity with the signs of early stage retinopathy are critical for preventing central vision loss.

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