Prednisone and hydroxychloroquine interaction

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    Prednisone and hydroxychloroquine interaction


    Hydroxychloroquine is available as the brand-name drug Plaquenil. Generic drugs usually cost less than the brand-name version. Hydroxychloroquine may be used as part of a combination therapy.

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    The prednisone is a steriod and the plaquenil is a anti malaria drug. The thing with plaquenil for me is that I don't notice much of anything taking it but when I go off then I flare up and then really notice it. I have been taking the plaquinil for about 8 years morning and night and the prednisone off and on. When combined with alcohol, it is possible that certain side effects or risks of either prednisone or alcohol abuse are worsened. The Risks And Dangers Of Combining Alcohol And Prednisone. Both prednisone use and alcohol abuse have been linked to an increased risk of certain health problems. Highlights for hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine oral tablet is available as a brand-name drug and a generic drug. Brand name Plaquenil. Hydroxychloroquine comes only as a tablet you take by mouth. Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat malaria, lupus erythematosus, and rheumatoid arthritis.

    Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. It isn’t fully understood how this drug works to treat lupus erythematosus or rheumatoid arthritis. That means you may need to take it with other drugs. It treats malaria by killing the parasites that cause the disease.

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  6. 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.

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    Hi Helen, I am like that a lot of the time and I am on both methotrexate and prednisone. I have always put it down to lupus fogs because I have been reducing my prednisolone for the past 6 months now down to 2.5 a day maintenance dose and it still happens. Prednisone can potentially interact with certain other medications. Some of these medicines that may lead to prednisone drug interactions include Barbiturates, including Amobarbital Amytal ® Butalbital Fioricet ®, Fiorinal ® Pentobarbital Nembutal ® Phenobarbital Luminal ® Secobarbital Seconal ® Hydroxychloroquine received an overall rating of 7 out of 10 stars from 368 reviews. See what others have said about Hydroxychloroquine, including the effectiveness, ease of use and side effects.

     
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    Chloroquine is the generic form of the brand-name prescription medicine Aralen, which is used to prevent and treat malaria — a mosquito-borne disease caused by a parasite — and to treat amebiasis, an infection of the intestines caused by a parasite. Effects of chloroquine on viral infections an old drug. Chloroquine Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures. Hydroxychloroquine is much less active than chloroquine.
     
  8. sqqq New Member

    HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE - ORAL Plaquenil side effects, medical uses, and. Use this drug for a condition that is listed in this section only if it has been so prescribed by your health care medication may also be used for other types of infections e.g. Q fever endocarditis. HOW TO USE 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.

    Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Proper Use - Mayo Clinic
     
  9. Cassie User

    Taking Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis Though Plaquenil is generally regarded as safe during pregnancy, it is recommended that effective birth control is used throughout the course of Plaquenil treatment and for up to six months after treatment is stopped.

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