Plaquenil for pmr

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  1. Lycon Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil for pmr


    Are we so hypocritical that we can criticize a colleague on Monday for having subjected a patient to the ravages of chronic CS use, and then reverse course on Tuesday by prescribing identical treatment for another patient in order to expedite care on a hectic day? Patients need reliable information on CS use to become their own advocates.

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    Sep 08, 2016 When I started my rheumatology practice 40 years ago, it quickly became apparent that many referrals of presumed polymyalgia rheumatica PMR patients and presumed giant cell arteritis GCA patients were the recipients of devastating side effects from long-term corticosteroid CS use that could not be discontinued due to prompt recurrence of inflammatory phenomena. It was. Read More I took plaquenil and it caused very dark thoughts. It was horrible. My doctor wanted it to help me get off prednisone. I have pmr and gca for past three years. Instead of plaquenil, I worked at getting inflammation down with diet. Then I went down on pred by.5. It took longer at the low levels. Fro 8 mg down. And pain increased every time I. Jan 22, 2020 Typically, polymyalgia rheumatica affects people older than 55. Left untreated, it can lead to stiffness and significant disability. In some cases, symptoms do not get worse. They may even lessen in a few years. In a minority of cases, polymyalgia rheumatica is associated with giant cell arteritis temporal arteritis.

    Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD). Indeed, routine CS use in acute PMR is a conversation that is in need of reassessment.

    Plaquenil for pmr

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  4. Typically, polymyalgia rheumatica affects people older than 55. Left untreated, it can lead to stiffness and significant disability. In some cases, symptoms do not get worse. They may even lessen in a few years. In a minority of cases, polymyalgia rheumatica is associated with giant cell arteritis temporal arteritis.

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    Plaquenil is the brand name of hydroxychloroquine, a drug used to prevent or treat malaria 2. Plaquenil is also used for long-term treatment of autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis RA and systemic lupus erythmatosis. Hydroxychloroquine is a quinoline medicine used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. Polymyalgia rheumatica PMR is a chronic inflammatory condition that predominantly involves large joints and periarticular structures. Following rheumatoid arthritis, PMR is the second most common autoimmune rheumatic disease, with a lifetime risk of approximately 2%. 1

     
  5. dmitry39 New Member

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  6. medbratspb User

    Applies to hydroxychloroquine: oral tablet Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine (the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil) may cause some unwanted effects. Buying Plaquenil - Brand & Generic Plaquenil Canada Drugs Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine sulfate dosing, indications. PLAQUENIL Dosage & Rx Info Uses, Side Effects
     
  7. realtra Well-Known Member

    Taking Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis The usual starting dose of Plaquenil is 200 mg twice a day or 400 mg once a day, administered orally, in people weighing 80 kg or more.   The usual dosage works for most people who take Plaquenil, but it is possible to increase or decrease the dose based on individual needs. It's important to watch for possible side effects and toxicity.

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