How does plaquenil treat lupus

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    How does plaquenil treat lupus


    Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

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    Hydroxychloroquine is a quinoline medicine 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. Malaria caused by the Protozoa Plasmodium Falciparum Preventive Treatment of Vivax Malaria malaria prevention systemic lupus erythematosus Preventive Treatment of Quartan Malaria Preventive Treatment of Ovale Malaria Malaria caused by the Protozoa Plasmodium Vivax disease that causes disc-shaped patches on upper body Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine. Chemical formula of hydroxychloroquine sulfate commonly known by its old brand-name Plaquenil were first used to treat malaria, but the malaria-causing organism soon became resistant to them. However, during the treatment of patients with malaria who also had lupus, it was noted that their skin rashes improved.

    Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. Hydroxychloroquine is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus.

    How does plaquenil treat lupus

    Medications used to treat lupus Lupus Foundation of America, What Conditions does Plaquenil Treat? - WebMD

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  3. I am a little afraid at this point as I have always been a healthy inidividual. I have spent that last couple of years really going down hill. At least now there is a diagnosis and I will begin treatment starting tonight with the gabapentin. Doc indicates that it can take up to 2-3 months for the plaquenil to aid in reflief for the Lupus.

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    Plaquenil is a mainstay of treatment for inflammatory arthritis and skin symptoms. Image Credit Alice Day/In 1984, I wrote my first prescription for the antimalarial drug, hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, for a 28-year-old woman with SLE. For some people with very mild lupus, NSAIDs alone are enough to control symptoms. Antimalarial drugs. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is used to treat malaria, and researchers have found that this drug also helps with lupus flares. These drugs work well with mild to moderate cases of lupus. Here are some of the ways in which Plaquenil is used to control lupus symptoms May prevent lupus flares by as much as 50%. Reduce muscle and joint pain. Reduce lupus related rashes. Protect against pleuritis inflammation of the lining of the lungs. Protect against pericarditis inflammation.

     
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    Suppression: 400 mg (310 mg base) orally on the same day every week Comments: -Suppressive therapy should begin 2 weeks prior to exposure; however, failing this, an initial dose of 800 mg (620 mg base) may be taken in 2 divided doses (6 hours apart). Aralen chloroquine Malaria Drug Side Effects & Dosage Chloroquine Oral, Intramuscular Advanced. - Chloroquine Dosage Guide with Precautions -
     
  5. JonNiBravo Well-Known Member

    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. RA and Hydroxychloroquine How Effective is it for. Thyroid Disease and Arthritis How They're Connected Rheumatoid nodules Symptoms, causes, and pictures
     
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  7. Alchemist Moderator

    Plaquenil - My doctor started me on plaquenil in combination with minocycline for my first round of treatment. I know minocycline is an antibiotic related to doxycycline, yet I looked plaquenil up and found that it is a DMARD, used to treat malaria, rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.

    Clarithromycin and hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil - LymeNet.