Does hydroxychloroquine tabs disrupt immune system

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  1. krutoff Well-Known Member

    Does hydroxychloroquine tabs disrupt immune system


    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.

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    Because biologics affect your immune system, you may be more likely to get an infection and certain cancers. It's also important to watch for things like fever, cough, diarrhea, or nausea. If a stomachache does occur, it is usually temporary. However, if you experience stomach upset while taking generic hydroxychloroquine, ask your doctor about trying name-brand Plaquenil instead. While these medications contain the same active ingredient, the preparation of generic hydroxychloroquine can sometimes cause stomach irritation. That's a strong plus for Plaquenil since many other drugs that work on the immune system also weaken it and can thereby increase the risk for infection substantially. Plaquenil is a slow acting drug.

    Fungal infections can range from mild to life-threatening. Specifically, corticosteroids and TNF (tumor necrosis factor) inhibitors are two types of medications that can increase your chances of getting a fungal infection.

    Does hydroxychloroquine tabs disrupt immune system

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  4. 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 Hydroxychloroquine may treat, side effects, dosage, drug interactions, warnings, patient labeling, reviews, and related medications including drug comparison and health resources. 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. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is a drug that is classified as an anti-malarial drug. 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.

     
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  6. redjam Well-Known Member

    Los antimaláricos hidroxicloroquina, cloroquina. El plaquenil va a actuar de igual modo en el lupus cutáneo que en el sistémico va a calmar un poquito tu sistema inmune para que tus defensas ataquen menos a la piel. Si tomar plaquenil te ha aliviado los síntomas, coméntalo con tu médico y date más tiempo. Quizá en unos meses la mejoría te permita practicar más ejercicio.

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  7. 7sky Moderator

    Plaquenil side effects - HealthBoards Hi I dont have Lupus but am being tested for it, but I have started taking Plaquenil for my sun allergy PMLE. My consultant said I'd know right away if they work, and they do, but after only 6 pills, my stomach feels awful, and I have nausea on and off.

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