Plaquenil and sun sensitivity

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    Plaquenil and sun sensitivity


    Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention. Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking hydroxychloroquine: Incidence not known Some side effects of hydroxychloroquine may occur that usually do not need medical attention.

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    A side effect of some RA medicine is sun sensitivity. Be extra careful to avoid skin burns, blistering, and the infections that may result. Both Sjogren's and Plaquenil can increase skin sensitivity to sunlight. There are other medications that can cause photosensitivity too. I never used to burn. I used to get a really deep tan. Hi I dont have Lupus but am being tested for it, but I have started taking Plaquenil for my sun allergy PMLE. My consultant said I'd know right away if they work, and they do, but after only 6 pills, my stomach feels awful, and I have nausea on and off.

    Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine.

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    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. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have had any eye changes or changes in eyesight due to hydroxychloroquine or drugs like this one. If you have psoriasis. Photosensitivity, sometimes referred to as a sun allergy, is an immune system reaction that is triggered by sunlight. Sunlight can trigger immune system reactions. People develop itchy eruptions or areas of redness and inflammation on patches of sun-exposed skin.

     
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    Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Side effects, Images, Uses. A favorable effect of hydroxychloroquine on glucose and. Hypoglycaemia induced by hydroxychloroquine in a non-diabetic.
     
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    Hi, I was wondering if anyone who is taking Hydroxychloroquine has experienced more frequent and sever colds and flu's? Plaquenil and the sun - Sarcoidosis - Inspire Hydroxychloroquine Side Effects, Dosage, Uses, and More Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil
     
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    Hydroxychloroquine A Treatable Cause of Cardiomyopathy. On the basis of these classic findings, a diagnosis of hydroxychloroquine cardiomyopathy was made, and the drug was discontinued. Three months later her symptoms had completely resolved. Repeat imaging using cardiac magnetic resonance demonstrated an ejection fraction of 65% D, Online Video 2.

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