Is prednisone and plaquenil safe during pregnancy

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    Is prednisone and plaquenil safe during pregnancy


    -The short-term use of corticosteroids antepartum for the prevention of respiratory distress syndrome does not seem to pose a risk to the fetus or newborn infant. Teratogenicity including increased incidence of cleft palate have occurred in animal studies.

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    Experts say pregnant women can safely take the steroid prednisone during the second and third trimester of pregnancy and while breastfeeding. Experts also consider Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine. I started with plaquenil last year, yes it took almost 6 months to get a level in your body, it does help, trust me. I was on Prednisone 7.5 to 10 mg per day, had a bad flair up and I am on 40 mg per day, last Friday the dr.''s told me to go down by 5 mg per week, so from 40mg to 35 mg per day. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine has a good safety record in lupus pregnancy, and is usually continued if needed to control maternal lupus. Management and Monitoring Lupus pregnancy should be timed to coincide with a period of good disease control if at all possible.

    Reduced placental and birth weight have been recorded in animals and humans after long term treatment. A number of cohort and case controlled studies in humans suggest maternal corticosteroid use in the first trimester produces a slight increased risk of cleft lip with or without cleft palate (increased from 1 out of 1000 to 3 to 5 out of 1000 infants).

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  3. Low-dose Prednisone, Plaquenil and Sulfasalazine are generally considered safe during pregnancy. There is only limited evidence about safety of biologic medicines like etanercept, infliximab, and infliximab-abda Renflexis, still many rheumatologists advise patients to continue these drugs during pregnancy.

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    The use of HCQ during pregnancy has long been debated, but nowadays, consensus is reached that it is safe and it is frequently prescribed during pregnancy to diminish flares 2, 3. However, reports on the detailed effects of HCQ on pregnancy outcomes are scarce and mostly focus on teratogenicity. Prednisolone Pregnancy Warnings Teratogenicity including increased incidence of cleft palate have occurred in animal studies. A number of cohort and case controlled studies in humans suggest maternal corticosteroid use in the first trimester produces a slight increased risk of cleft lip with or without cleft palate increased from 1 out of 1000. In every pregnancy, a woman starts out with a 3-5% chance of having a baby with a birth defect. This is called her background risk. Using prednisone or prednisolone is not expected to significantly increase this background chance. There has been some conflicting information about the use of prednisone/prednisolone during the first trimester.

     
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    Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) is a member of the antimalarial quinolines drug class and is commonly used for Dermatomyositis, Lyme Disease - Arthritis, Malaria, and others. The cost for Plaquenil oral tablet 200 mg is around ,100 for a supply of 100 tablets, depending on the pharmacy you visit. Hydroxychloroquine sulfate - Drug Summary Hydroxychloroquine Indications, Side Effects, Warnings - Hydroxychloroquine - LiverTox - NCBI Bookshelf
     
  5. Galar New Member

    Is LDN compatible with Plaquenil? - Health, Medicine and. Dec 04, 2007 low dose naltrexone Re Is LDN compatible with Plaquenil? Hi. I have several AI's including Sjogren and was on Plaquenil from 2003. until april 2006. I had some effect of Plaq, but also side effects, especially problems with focusing eyes. In addition to this, LDN which I started in february 2006 worked well on most of the Sjogren

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