What does plaquenil do for lupus

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    What does plaquenil do for lupus


    My family doctor prescribes my medicine now and I only go to the Rheumatologist if I have a flare. I am doing very well but I want to know more about what Plaquenil actually does for SLE. Ok to go in the heat just wear lot s of suncreen and a hat. Cold is no problem usually covered with alot of warm clothes anyway...

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    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. 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. Plaquenil is prescribed as a disease-modifier, in other words, to decrease pain, decrease swelling, and prevent joint damage and disability. It is not known how Plaquenil works but researchers believe that Plaquenil interferes with communication between cells within the immune system.

    I really havent had much luck or help with anyone Docs telling me any good answers on what plaquenil does for anything. So far I still hurt but don't have the problems with cold or heat. I have Lupus and i seem to be in less pain when taking plaquenil than without it. I love heavy tights or support hose for extra warmth on ankles and legs. I also have lupus but my rhumetologist put me on hydroxyquine (200mg) twice a day.

    What does plaquenil do for lupus

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  5. Research into the wide-ranging effects of hydroxychloroquine has revealed many important benefits in the treatment of lupus; it must be noted that these benefits may be less effective in people who smoke Arthritis Care & Research 2010; 3–400. Benefits include Decrease in the number of disease flares.

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    This medication is also used, usually with other medications, to treat certain auto-immune diseases lupus, rheumatoid arthritis when other medications have not worked or cannot be used. It. Today, Plaquenil and other antimalarials are also used to treat and help prevent symptoms caused by certain autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis RA, systemic lupus erythematosus, and discoid lupus, even though these diseases are not caused by malaria parasites. Plaquenil belongs in a class of medications known as disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs DMARDs. 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.

     
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    Chloroquine has long been used in the treatment or prevention of malaria from Plasmodium vivax, P. malariae, excluding the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum, for it started to develop widespread resistance to it. Chloroquine Phosphate - Cures Ich, Marine Velvet, Brook. Chloroquine Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions. Chloroquine Indications, Side Effects, Warnings -
     
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    Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses Tell your doctor if you experience serious side effects of Plaquenil including. muscle weakness, twitching, uncontrolled movement, loss of balance or coordination, blurred vision, light sensitivity, seeing halos around lights,

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    Does Lupus cause low.low blood sugar? Lupus. I am not sure how my machine measures but what I can tell you is that 80 to 100 is normal and I was at 46. This gives you a better idea of how low I was. I am not on Prednisone and just getting ready to start Plaquenil tomorrow morning. Other meds I take will not effect sugars so I am not sure what is happening.

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