Does hydroxychloroquine suppress the immune system

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  1. G3ss3r Guest

    Does hydroxychloroquine suppress the immune system


    I am asking this question, because I started this med approx. 1 month ago and prior to taking it I rarely ever got sick with colds,flu etc.

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    Immunosuppressant drugs are a class of drugs that suppress, or reduce, the strength of the body’s immune system. Some of these drugs are used to make the body less likely to reject a. Doctors give trusted answers on uses, effects, side-effects, and cautions Dr. Machanic on does hydroxychloroquine suppress the immune system been shown to affect the immune system. It tends to weaken it. A recent large study of people with cardiovascular disease found that hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil does not increase the risk of infection and methotrexate increases the risk of infection only slightly. The concern with immune suppression is that the virus could replicate more freely and cause more severe or extensive disease, says Dr. Winthrop.

    Around 2 weeks ago, I came down with a doozy of an illness (flulike with croup like cough that just won't quit). The only thing that usually ever ailed me were the crappy Sjogrens symptoms.

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  7. Hydroxychloroquine is a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It regulates the activity of the immune system, which may be overactive in some conditions. Hydroxychloroquine can modify the underlying disease process, rather than simply treating the symptoms.

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    Plaquenil works by suppressing the immune system. Unfortunately you can't tell it to attack just the germs so you suppress all of its function to spare your healthy tissue- in your husband's case, his eyes, mouth, throat. NOTE Plaquinil and hydroxychloroquine are essentially the same drug. The same effects should be expected from both drugs. 2. No, his immune system should not be forever compromised. The mechanism is unknown. Combining telbivudine Tyzeka and hydroxychloroquine may increase the risk of unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness because both drugs cause such side effects. Hydroxychloroquine suppresses the immune system and should not be combined with drugs that also suppress the immune system or live vaccines. They are most common among people with weak immune systems. People with certain health conditions may need to take medications with side effects that can weaken your immune system and put you at risk for fungal infections. Specifically, corticosteroids and TNF tumor necrosis factor.

     
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  10. JetZon.NET Guest

    Chloroquine phosphate dosing REEF2REEF Saltwater and Reef. Oct 12, 2016 99% pure Chloroquine is a "one & done" medication. You dose once @ 40mg/gal or up to 60mg/gal is well tolerated by most fish. Either dosage is sufficient for 30 days worth of treatment. Telling you to dose more than once probably means the product is watered down and thus, reliability may be suspect. But whatever you do, DO NOT MIX CP with.

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