Plaquenil infection

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  1. Ju-87 User

    Plaquenil infection


    We were much later told that the Plaquenil had "lowered his tolerance to infection, as it is also an immuno-suppressant." In essence, the medicine allowed the viral infection to cross the barrier between his brain and blood/lungs. His/our question is as to whether he can or should EVER go back on the medication and risk exposure to further illnesses if it is true that Plaquenil or the generic for is, in fact, an immuno-suppressant and presents a serious health risk for him?

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    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. Infection is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Enbrel, and have Pain. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 48,911 people who have side effects when taking Plaquenil from Food and Drug Administration FDA, and is updated regularly. Infection Alert for People With Arthritis If you have arthritis or take medications to treat it, a cough, fever or fatigue may be signs of infection. That’s because you may be more vulnerable to infections than the general population, says Dee Dee Wu, MD, a rheumatologist at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Paramus, New Jersey.

    We've been told that his 'count' (900 cells per 1,000) was the highest infection level in the spinal fluid that the doctors had ever seen. All the patients they'd encountered w/lower levels had died. (He was never told of that risk when he was put on the medication.) Added : What I failed to mention (above) is that he almost died in April when this happened.

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  5. It doesn't matter if he goes back on Plaquenil or hydroxychoroquine. Both should suppress his immune system and make him more vulnerable to infection. There are other drugs similar to Plaquenil Prednisone, Methodextrate, etc but he will face the same risks with all of them. All work by suppressing the immune system.

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    Aug 02, 2010 It doesn't matter if he goes back on Plaquenil or hydroxychoroquine. Both should suppress his immune system and make him more vulnerable to infection. There are other drugs similar to Plaquenil Prednisone, Methodextrate, etc but he will face the same risks with all of them. All work by suppressing the immune system. Feb 19, 2020 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. Here are some of the ways in which Plaquenil is used to control lupus symptoms May prevent lupus flares by as much as 50%. Reduce muscle and joint pain. Reduce lupus related rashes. Protect against pleuritis inflammation of the lining of the lungs. Protect against pericarditis inflammation.

     
  6. seveneight Moderator

    Since being diagnosed with Lupus and taking the normal meds, particularly Plaquenil and Prednisone (over about 6 years), I gained about 45 pounds. Rx Side Effects New Plaquenil Guidelines and More - American. Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage.
     
  7. WebDevil New Member

    Antimalarials Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil and chloroquine Ara-len are 4-aminoquinoline antimalarial drugs that pos-sess modest DMARD activity. They are indicated for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lu-pus erythematosus; The onset of action of these drugs is longer than that of other DMARDs, and their side ef-fects are relatively mild. Because of this, these agents show promise as ingredients of

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