Can i take plaquenil for discoid lupus

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  1. dimongad User

    Can i take plaquenil for discoid lupus


    Plaquenil is 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.

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    Plaquenil is prescribed for the treatment or prevention of malaria. It is also prescribed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and the side effects of lupus such as hair loss, joint pain, and more. Side effects, drug interactions, pregnancy safety information, and dosage information should be reviewed prior to taking this medication. Donald E. Thomas Jr. MD, FACR, FACP, a practicing rheumatologist in Greenbelt, Md. and author of The Lupus Encyclopedia, regularly prescribes Plaquenil to his lupus patients. “We know that people with lupus who take their Plaquenil regularly are much more likely to live a long, normal life compared with those who don’t,” he says. I was diagnosed with Discoid lupus in 2009 and I began using Plaquenil once I stopped breastfeeding. Initially, the only difference I noticed was my hair stopped falling out. After taking Plaquenil for a less than a year my face and neck started turning black. My dermatologist is convinced that Plaquenil is the culprit and just recently.

    Plaquenil is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

    Can i take plaquenil for discoid lupus

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  5. The plaquenil may or may not make the butterfly rash go away. There is no way to predict. Typically plaquenil takes 4 to 6 months to take full effect in controlling systemic lupus. It makes you a little less photosensitive as well. Please make sure you have a baseline field of vision test. It is just precautionary, but you do need a baseline.

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    Feb 19, 2020 Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial medication used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites, which enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Plaquenil is also used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. Plaquenil is available in generic form. Plaquenil does help with some of the symptoms of Lupus, but it does take a few weeks to start helping. It's most important role is to inhibit progression of the disease -- I'm really surprised you haven't been on it ever since the Lupus was diagnosed. Hi, my mom has Lupus and has had it for the last 15 years. I am using the Elderberry Juice Concentrate a teaspoon a day for all of it's benefits it has to offer. I can't find anything about whether someone with Lupus is able to use this or not.

     
  6. Allen User

    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Treating Lupus with Anti-Malarial Drugs Johns Hopkins Lupus. Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Description and Brand. Plaquenil What You Need to Know - Kaleidoscope Fighting Lupus
     
  7. Kees Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine belongs to a group of medicines known as antimalarials. Products Mylan Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate Market Gross Margin. HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE SULFATE Tablets, USP Plaquenil. - Mylan
     
  8. Lama_Karma Moderator

    Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine sulfate dose, indications. Hydroxychloroquine is a CYP2D6 inhibitor, while cobicistat is a substrate of CYP2D6. Darunavir; Cobicistat; Emtricitabine; Tenofovir alafenamide Moderate Caution is warranted when cobicistat is administered with hydroxychloroquine as there is a potential for elevated cobicistat concentrations. Hydroxychloroquine is a CYP2D6 inhibitor, while cobicistat is a substrate of CYP2D6.

    Hydroxychloroquine Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term.