Taking hydroxychloroquine for lupus

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  1. z3r0c001 Well-Known Member

    Taking hydroxychloroquine for lupus


    It is used to prevent and treat acute attacks of malaria. It is also used to treat discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis in patients whose symptoms have not improved with other treatments.

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    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. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of drugs called antimalarials. It is used to prevent and treat acute attacks of malaria. It is also used to treat discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis in patients whose symptoms have not improved with other treatments. The Lupus Foundation of America is aware of the potential use of hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil and chloroquine Aralen for the treatment of coronavirus COVID-19. This means that these drugs may be in high demand in the coming weeks. We are actively working with our medical and scientific advisors, other patient groups, partners, and the federal government to take steps that ensure people.

    Hydroxychloroquine comes as a tablet to take by mouth. This medication is sometimes prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

    Taking hydroxychloroquine for lupus

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    How to use Plaquenil. 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 is also based on weight. Plaquenil probably won’t protect you from getting Covid-19, but it should make it less dangerous and shorten the lifespan. I hope that answers some questions. I have decided to take next week off and keep my kids home for the next week. It isn’t worth the risk, and I am lucky to have a job where I am able to take time off and still get paid. 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.

     
  7. SergJan New Member

    Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic, inflammatory, multisystem, autoimmune disorder. It jacked with my plumbing bad, couldn't hold an erection and started making me break out. How long did Plaquenil/Hydroxychloroquine take? DailyStrength PATIENT FACT SHEET Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Immune & Autoimmune - Lupus Plaquenil - Can It Work Quickly?
     
  8. Petersin New Member

    Hydroxychloroquine is widely used in the treatment of post-Lyme arthritis. A systematic review on the efficacy and safety of chloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine - Wikipedia Hydroxychloroquine Oral Tablet 200Mg Drug Medication.
     
  9. roger83 Guest

    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil 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.

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