Plaquenil and sun allergy

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    Plaquenil and sun allergy


    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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    Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. 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. A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including rash, itching/swelling especially of the face/tongue/throat, dizziness, trouble breathing. This is not a complete list of possible side effects. The malaria medication hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil may ease the symptoms of some types of sun allergies. Therapy. If you have a severe sun allergy, your doctor might suggest gradually getting your skin used to sunlight each spring. In phototherapy, a special lamp is used to shine ultraviolet light on areas of your body that are often exposed to the sun. It's generally done a few times a week over several weeks.

    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.

    Plaquenil and sun allergy

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  3. Sun allergy is a term often used to describe a number of conditions in which an itchy red rash occurs on skin that has been exposed to sunlight. The most common form of sun allergy is polymorphic light eruption, also known as sun poisoning. Some people have a hereditary type of sun allergy. Others develop signs and symptoms only when triggered.

    • Sun allergy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic.
    • Sun allergy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic.
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    Note This document contains side effect information about hydroxychloroquine. 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. Plaquenil is the brand name of hydroxychloroquine, a drug used to prevent or treat malaria. Plaquenil is also used for long-term treatment of autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis RA and systemic lupus erythmatosis. A side effect of some medication used to treat rheumatoid arthritis is sun sensitivity. Learn to avoid skin rashes, burns, and infections from photosensitivity on

     
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    Joint damage worries and aching hands are no fun, and if you’re experiencing those kinds of problems because of rheumatoid arthritis you may have options that can help you feel better. Rheumatoid arthritis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic Hydroxychloroquine treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil
     
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    Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. Plaquenil Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions. Hydroxychloroquine Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions. PLAQUENIL HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE SULFATE TABLETS, USP DESCRIPTION
     
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    Hydroxychloroquine - LiverTox - NCBI Bookshelf Hydroxychloroquine has also been used as therapy of porphyria cutanea tarda where it seems to act by increasing excretion of porphyrins. Hydroxychloroquine is available in generic forms and under the brand names of Plaquenil in tablets of 200 mg. The usual dose is 400 mg daily in one or two divided doses.

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