What does plaquenil do for lupus patients

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  1. spacegold Well-Known Member

    What does plaquenil do for lupus patients


    It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability.

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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. Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat discoid lupus erythematosus DLE or systemic lupus erythematosus SLE or lupus. It is also used to treat acute and chronic rheumatoid arthritis. Plaquenil is “such a simple drug, and yet so powerful,” says Askanase. “It is the aspirin for lupus.” That is, Plaquenil may do for lupus what aspirin does for cardiovascular disease—reduce blood clotting and improve outcomes.

    Today, it is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, some symptoms of lupus, childhood arthritis (or juvenile idiopathic arthritis) and other autoimmune diseases. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria.

    What does plaquenil do for lupus patients

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  6. Aug 26, 2016 Plaquenil is used to keep this autoimmune disease at a less active phase- it is not just for joint pains and discoid It helps to also keep the flares less severe - unsure how it works they just know that it does. My lupus affects major body systems and joint pains have not been a big problem for me but it keeps.

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    They say they do see signs of lupus but they don’t want to diagnose anything because I’m still too young and they’re just gonna say it’s fibromyalgia and dropped me as a patient. My primary doctor still kept my diagnosis listed as lupus because she had studied & originally been the one to do all the tests. What is hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, Plaquenil Sulfate, Quineprox? Hydroxychloroquine 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. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria. These medications may also prevent lupus from spreading to certain organs, such as the kidney and central nervous system your brain and spinal cord and may help to reduce flares by as much as 50%. Plaquenil and other anti-malarials are the key to controlling lupus long term, and some lupus patients may be on Plaquenil for the rest of their lives.

     
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    Hydroxychloroquine for Crohns Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil® has received little attention in Crohn’s disease CD. 1 This anti-malarial agent is an older disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug and is used by rheumatologists for patients who try and fail or fear trying immunomodulator and biologic therapy.

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  10. siemen Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquinebr/Sulfate Tablets, USP Hydroxychloroquine sulfate tablets, USP for oral administration are available as 200 mg Round, off white tablets, scored and debossed GG 260 on one side and plain on the reverse side, film coated white and supplied as NDC 42291-319-01 bottles of 11-319-18 bottles of 180 Each tablet contains 200 mg hydroxychloroquine sulfate.

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