Hydroxychloroquine plaquenil for rheumatoid arthritis

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  1. maxru Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine plaquenil for rheumatoid arthritis


    It regulates the activity of the immune system, which may be overactive in some conditions. Hydroxychloroquine can modify the underlying disease process, rather than simply treating the symptoms.

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    Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine has been shown to improve physical function in up to 80% of patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is commonly used for lupus in children because of less side effects compared to other medications. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine helps minimize joint damage. Originally, hydroxychloroquine was used to prevent and treat malaria and was considered very effective. Now it is generally used for rheumatoid arthritis, but it has also been shown to work well for juvenile arthritis, some lupus symptoms, and other types of autoimmune conditions. Hydroxychloroquine brand namePlaquenil is a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD approved for adults with RA. It is often given in combination with methotrexate and sulfasalazine a treatment known as triple therapy, to help slow RA disease progression for patients who do not get relief from methotrexate therapy alone. 1,2

    Hydroxychloroquine is often taken in combination with other drugs such as methotrexate. Over the long term hydroxychloroquine can reduce pain, swelling and joint stiffness. It may be as long as 12 weeks before you notice the benefits.

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  5. Feb 19, 2020 What Is Plaquenil? Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial medication used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites, which enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Plaquenil is also used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus.

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    Plaquenil is the brand name of hydroxychloroquine, a drug used to prevent or treat malaria 2. Plaquenil is also used for long-term treatment of autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis RA and systemic lupus erythmatosis. Hydroxychloroquine plaquenil and sulfasalazine azulfidine are used for mild rheumatoid arthritis. they are not as powerful as other dmards, but they usually cause fewer side effects. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine "Hi, I was taking the generic form of plaquenil for over 10 years for rheumatoid arthritis. It took a few weeks to see it work but what a change for the better. Less painful joints and fatigue.

     
  6. Alex.JAVA User

    Sulfa drugs can treat a range of health problems from eye infections to rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine sulfate dose, indications. Rheumatoid Arthritis and Sleep Arthritis Foundation Prednisone Oral Route Side Effects - Mayo Clinic
     
  7. integrator Guest

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  8. seoserg Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria.

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  9. LauD921 Guest

    Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics Cipro, Levaquin, Avelox. Aug 02, 2012 Cipro is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and Plaquenil is an anti-malarial drug that is also used as an immunosuppressant. I was floxed by Levaquin in 2010 and had fluoroquinolone toxicity syndrome FTS but have never taken Plaquenil.

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