Does plaquenil need to be tapered

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  1. ReD-Dragon XenForo Moderator

    Does plaquenil need to be tapered


    It does not work against certain types of malaria (chloroquine-resistant). The United States Center for Disease Control provides updated guidelines and travel recommendations for the prevention and treatment of malaria in different parts of the world.

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    So I ran out of my plaquenil and the Rheum. that prescribed it I am no longer seeing and wont re-fill it and I dont see my new Rheum. until Decemeber 23rd. I am nervous to see what will happen. The pharmacist said there wont be any danger just stopping it. Im just nervous to see what my body will do. Has anyone gone off the plaquenil and what happened? I hear my new Rheum. is all for it so I. Sep 18, 2007 I currently take Celebrex and Plaquenil for RA and am having surgery soon on my foot. Dr. told me to be off my meds. one week prior to surgery, but didn’t say how long afterward. What do you suggest? Answer. Plaquenil does not need to be stopped for surgery so it can be restarted after the procedure. Plaquenil itself probably does not have a direct affect on your immune system - it is a DMARD and is not considered to be an immunosuppressant. However, many with active autoimmune diseases feel that they are not succeptible to many of the common viruses that they are exposed to - somewhat of a silver lining.

    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. Discuss the most recent information with your doctor before traveling to areas where malaria occurs.

    Does plaquenil need to be tapered

    Hydroxychloroquine MedlinePlus Drug Information, How long to be off Celebrex adn Plaquenil for a Surgery.

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    During remission, you may still need certain medications. When a person is in remission while taking medications, doctors always try to taper steroid use down to the lowest possible dose, and, if possible, to stop using them. Most people are counseled to keep taking Plaquenil long after the disease is quiet. Hello all, I am currently new to this site and ran across the discussion about stopping Plaquenil. I have been taking Plaquenil for about 8-9 months and thought that it was not helping me because I still have a fair amount of joint pain, fatigue, muscle pain and so many other issues. A prednisone tapering schedule will depend on the unique medical condition of the patient and how long they have been taking prednisone before attempting to taper off. Here is a 12-day taper schedule for high dose prednisone from a dermatologists office With 10 mg tablets Day 1 take 6 tablets Day 2 take 6 tablets Day 3 take 5 tablets

     
  6. H2o2007 New Member

    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Plaquenil Tablets - NPS MedicineWise Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage, Side Effects. Hydroxychloroquine MedlinePlus Drug Information
     
  7. max! Well-Known Member

    EPA-1255 – Behavioral symptoms in patients with systemic. Hydroxychloroquine was used instead and symptoms resolved. Later, manic episode with psychotic features emerged several days after chloroquine was prescribed for concomitant arthritis. Since that time, chloroquine has been withdrawn. Currently the patient is undergoing treatment with hydroxychloroquine and psychiatric drugs with good response.

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  8. Arsh XenForo Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine Oral Tablet 200Mg Drug Medication Dosage. Hydroxychloroquine Oral tablet 200mg Drug Medication Dosage information. Learn about the reported side effects, related class drugs, and how these medications will affect your daily lifestyle.

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