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  1. Jonyhouse New Member

    Plaquenil uptodate


    Hydroxychloroquine is available as the brand-name drug Plaquenil. Generic drugs usually cost less than the brand-name version. Hydroxychloroquine may be used as part of a combination therapy.

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    SARCOIDOSIS TREATMENT GUIDELINES INTRODUCTION Sarcoidosis is a chronic inflammatory granulomatous dis-ease that primarily affects the lungs, although multi-organ involvement is common. The etiology of sarcoidosis is not clear; however, genetic and environmental factors probably play a role in the development and expression of the disease. Hydroxychloroquine HCQ, sold under the brand name Plaquenil among others, is a medication used for the prevention and treatment of certain types of malaria. Specifically it is used for chloroquine-sensitive malaria. Other uses include treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and porphyria cutanea tarda. It is taken by mouth. For a persistent rash, your doctor might prescribe an antimalarial medication, such as hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil. Sunscreens. Protecting your skin from sun exposure by applying sunscreen and wearing protective clothing and hats is important for managing the rash of dermatomyositis. Therapy

    Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. It isn’t fully understood how this drug works to treat lupus erythematosus or rheumatoid arthritis. That means you may need to take it with other drugs. It treats malaria by killing the parasites that cause the disease.

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  4. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis, 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. Today, it is used to treat rheumatoid

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    Apr 10, 2019 Plaquenil is sometimes given only once per week. Choose the same day each week to take this medicine if you are on a weekly dosing schedule. Take Plaquenil with a meal or a glass of milk. To prevent malaria Start taking Plaquenil 2 weeks before entering an area where malaria is common. Continue taking the medicine regularly during your stay. Find information about common, infrequent and rare side effects of Plaquenil Oral. I am lucky as a rheumatologist in practice for more than 30 years to have only had one malpractice lawsuit. But it was for alleged Plaquenil related eye toxicity, and believe me, attornies will grab any guideline they can as "Standard-of-Care" if it suits their case. All to say, we treat patients, not guidelines, but we all need to aware of these.

     
  5. Donald22 User

    ive put on 45 lbs since starting this medication back in October it is January now so that’s 10lbs a month. Plaquenil & Weight Gain/Loss - Treating Lupus with Anti-Malarial Drugs Johns Hopkins. Hydroxychloroquine Reviews Everyday Health
     
  6. nikanet Guest

    Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD). Hydroxychloroquine MedlinePlus Drug Information Prednisone Tapering Schedule to Reduce Withdrawal Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Proper Use - Mayo Clinic
     
  7. Lowind Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions. Hydroxychloroquine is usually taken with food or milk to prevent stomach upset. The dosage and length of treatment are based on your medical condition and response to therapy. In children, dosage.

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  8. Jeton XenForo Moderator

    Treating Lupus with Anti-Malarial Drugs Johns Hopkins. Three anti-malarial drugs are prescribed for lupus symptoms. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is the most commonly prescribed because it is generally believed to cause fewer side effects; chloroquine Aralen has a reputation for more serious side effects, but it may be prescribed in situations where hydroxychloroquine cannot be used.

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