How does plaquenil work for autoimmune diseases

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  1. ZZZombiE User

    How does plaquenil work for autoimmune diseases


    Please review the following URL and make sure that it is spelled correctly. Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine.

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    I am unsure that my dr is correct of mylupus diagnosis no labs + other than ANA 2nd opinion dr says no lupus if I take plaquenil hydroxychloroquine w/o disease will hurt me? Does plaquenil hydroxychloroquine prevent/slow down organs from being attacked, or just mask lupus symptoms? I have a positive ANA 0 homogenous nuclear staining. Plaquenil, hydroxychloroquine HCQ, is an anti-malarial medication that has been proven to be useful in the treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis RA, systemic lupus erythematosus SLE and other inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. In Sjögren’s, Plaquenil is used to treat many symptoms of Sjögren’s including fatigue, joint. 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. What I mean is He might want to consider taking a lower dose of Plaquenil. This won't suppress his immune system quite as much but it also won't completely control his Sjogrens.

    Malaria is spread by mosquitoes, which transmit the parasites that cause the infection, usually in tropical and subtropical parts of the world. It's used to treat and prevent malaria infection, and to reduce symptoms and progression of autoimmune diseases such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and others.

    How does plaquenil work for autoimmune diseases

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  7. Today, Plaquenil and other antimalarials are also used to treat and help prevent symptoms caused by certain autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis RA, systemic lupus erythematosus, and discoid lupus, even though these diseases are not caused by malaria parasites. Plaquenil belongs in a class of medications known as disease-modifying.

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    How does Plaquenil work? • The exact way Plaquenil assists in the treatment of autoimmune diseases such as lupus is not known, however it is believed that the drug affects the communication between immune system cells. What are the benefits of taking Plaquenil? • Plaquenil relieves pain and swelling and prevents damage to joints. How long. Lichen planopilaris LPP is an inflammatory condition that causes patchy hair loss, mainly on the scalp. It is a form of lichen planus that most often affects women in young adulthood. 1 There are 3 forms of LPP, distinguished by specific patterns and locations of symptoms classic LPP, frontal fibrosing alopecia, and Lassueur Graham. Hi - I just started Plaquenil 400 mg a day two week ago and I started feeling less achy and tired a few days ago. Is it possible for it to work quicker in some people? I've heard it can take months, but I must say that I haven't felt like this since I was a kid - not achy or stiff. Has anyone had a similar

     
  8. minalexpro Well-Known Member

    Background: The American Academy of Ophthalmology recommendations on screening for chloroquine (CQ) and hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) retinopathy are revised in light of new information about the prevalence of toxicity, risk factors, fundus distribution, and effectiveness of screening tools. Despite Plaquenil dosing recommendations, retinal toxicity. The incidence of irreversible retinal toxicity in patients. Determine risk for hydroxychloroquine retinal toxicity Optometry Times
     
  9. K!ller User

    Plaquenil and Prednisone By Connie Rifenburg June 3, 2015 at pm. Ang, I had hair loss pretty severe when I first started on Prednisone, Plaquenil, and Methotrexate. I guess it may depend on the dosage, and hopefully your hair loss will stop as mine did after a few months.