Is plaquenil safe to take during pregnancy

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  1. Is plaquenil safe to take during pregnancy


    It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability.

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    In my 6 years of ob/gyn practice, I have never heard of plaquenil being used to prevent pregnancy loss. It is an anti-malaria drug that is safe in pregnancy and is often used for RA, Sjogren's, Lupus, etc. It can decrease inflammation-- perhaps that's why your REI chose it? Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil and prednisone are considered safe during pregnancy. Methotrexate and cyclophosphamide Cytoxan should not be used in pregnancy and should be discontinued for at least a month prior to getting pregnant. Ask your doctor to help you weigh the benefits and risks all your medications. Certain medications used to treat lupus such as Plaquenil can be continued during pregnancy. Other medications such as methotrexate and cyclophosphamide aren’t considered safe during pregnancy and should be discontinued before you conceive. Your doctor will help you decide what is best for your health and your baby's.

    Today, it is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, some symptoms of lupus, childhood arthritis (or juvenile idiopathic arthritis) and other autoimmune diseases. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria.

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  7. Recent studies suggest that hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is safe for use during pregnancy.3 Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs NSAIDs such as ibuprofen and aspirin should be avoided during pregnancy unless prescribed by a doctor.

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    Posts RE Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine during pregnancy Posted on Jan 9, 2015 at pm I'm six weeks pregnant and jumped in this convo because I had just read a study where in some t ypes of APA's, Lovenox and Bany Aspirin are not enough. I've had two healthy children followed by three second trimester, unexplained losses. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is recommended for all women with lupus during pregnancy. Hydroxychloroquine was originally an antimalarial medication that was found to reduce the risk of lupus flares during pregnancy as well. It isn't known to cause any problems in babies and may help prevent neonatal lupus. You should not use Plaquenil if you are allergic to hydroxychloroquine. Plaquenil should not be used for long-term treatment in children. To make sure Plaquenil is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have a history of vision changes or damage to your retina caused by an anti-malaria medication;

     
  8. n0nick Well-Known Member

    This article focuses upon hydroxychloroquine retinopathy. Chloroquine was originally used as an anti-malarial therapeutic. Are Long-Term Chloroquine or Hydroxychloroquine Users Being. ICD-10-CM Code H35.89 - Other specified retinal disorders Coding exams for patients on high-risk medications - American.
     
  9. Fino-Men Well-Known Member

    At Healthfully, we strive to deliver objective content that is accurate and up-to-date. Plaquenil Tablets - Medsafe Benefits of Plaquenil? DailyStrength Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine Basics, Side Effects & Reviews.
     
  10. AlesG New Member

    Taking Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis The usual starting dose of Plaquenil is 200 mg twice a day or 400 mg once a day, administered orally, in people weighing 80 kg or more.   The usual dosage works for most people who take Plaquenil, but it is possible to increase or decrease the dose based on individual needs. It's important to watch for possible side effects and toxicity.

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  11. Kolkolina New Member

    New Plaquenil Guidelines - New Plaquenil Guidelines. Problems with Plaquenil Use Toxic maculopathy associated with chloroquine use was first documented in the literature five decades ago.1 In the United States, Plaquenil––an analog to chloroquine––is used to treat a variety of conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and several distinct inflammatory.

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