Does plaquenil weaken your immune system

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  1. Irina_Uporova New Member

    Does plaquenil weaken your immune system


    They are most common among people with weak immune systems. People with certain health conditions may need to take medications with side effects that can weaken your immune system and put you at risk for fungal infections.

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    Aug 02, 2010 Plaquenil works by suppressing the immune system. Unfortunately you can't tell it to attack just the germs so you suppress all of its function to spare your healthy tissue- in your husband's case, his eyes, mouth, throat. NOTE Plaquinil and hydroxychloroquine are essentially the same drug. The same effects should be expected from both drugs. 2. No, his immune system should not be forever compromised. Protecting your eyesight when taking Plaquenil. With all of the physical and emotional complications that lupus can cause, it’s easy to overlook symptoms that seem minor at first. But take this advice Don’t ignore changes in vision. Plaquenil works by suppressing the immune system. Unfortunately you can't tell it to attack just the germs so you suppress all of its function to spare your healthy tissue- in your husband's case, his eyes, mouth, throat. NOTE Plaquinil and hydroxychloroquine are essentially the same drug. The same effects should be expected from both drugs. 2. No, his immune system should not be forever compromised.

    Fungal infections can range from mild to life-threatening. Specifically, corticosteroids and TNF (tumor necrosis factor) inhibitors are two types of medications that can increase your chances of getting a fungal infection.

    Does plaquenil weaken your immune system

    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Side Effects & Dosage for Malaria, Protecting your eyesight when taking Plaquenil Lupus Foundation of.

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  6. Cancer usually either fools or overwhelms the immune system as the latter usually keeps cancer cells in check. Medications for cancer vary, some kill the good and the bad and wipe out the immune system with the cancer cells and the new biologics are targeted therapy that only kill cancer cells.

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    Plaquenil and Immune system disorder - a study from real-world data. Summary Immune system disorder is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Enbrel, and have Pain. Be sure to notify your other physicians when taking this drug. This drug does not have a strong effect on the immune system, so vaccines recommended by other physicians are generally acceptable. Notify your eye doctor when you are on this medication so regular visual screening tests can be performed. My gyn oncologist was concerned that the Plaquenil may affect my immune system to ward of the hpv since we all know a good immune system is needed to fight the virus --- He understands the RA pain conundrum I have.

     
  7. UAFlo Guest

    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. Too Little of a Good Thing Hydroxychloroquine in Pregnancy Hydroxychloroquine in lupus pregnancy - Clowse - 2006. Hydroxychloroquine MotherToBaby
     
  8. Andy.Eko Moderator

    AMERICAN COLLEGE OF RHEUMATOLOGY Screening for chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine retinopathy. Ophthalmology. 92 2011;1182415-22. 93 5. Marmor MF, Kellner U, Lai TY, Melles RB, Mieler WF, American Academy of O. 94 Recommendations on Screening for Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine Retinopathy 2016 95 Revision. Ophthalmology. 2016. 96 6.

    New App to Tackle Hydroxychloroquine Dosing Dilemma - American Academy.