Plaquenil therapy

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  1. N222 New Member

    Plaquenil therapy


    What tests should be done at the six month interval? Certainly, I have had no problem whatsoever from the plaquenil..even knowing plaquenil induced eye problems are rare...

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    A risk factor for Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine retinotoxicity is a daily dose that exceeds 5.0 mg of drug per kg of body weight. The tool on the right simply calculates this threshold based on a ppatient’s real body weight. It’s important to understand that the daily dose is only one risk factor for plaquenil retinotoxicity. 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. This article is from June 2011 and may contain outdated material. Download PDF. Many systemic medications may cause retinal toxicity. One such commonly used medication for dermatologic and rheumatologic inflammatory conditions is hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, a chloroquine derivative.

    I am also on low dose prednisone, I have taken prrednisone daily for 18 months at levels ranging from 2.5 mg to 5 mg...periodic boosts to 60 mg with a fast taper back down to 5 mg. I would like to make sure they continue to follow the proper guidelines.

    Plaquenil therapy

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  6. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria.

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    Hormone replacement therapy is reported only by a few people who take Plaquenil. We study 48,911 people who have side effects while taking Plaquenil from Food and Drug Administration FDA. Among them, 1 has Hormone replacement therapy. Find out below who they are, when they have Hormone replacement therapy and more. Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. It's used to treat and prevent malaria infection, and to reduce symptoms and progression of autoimmune diseases such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and others. Aug 30, 2011 Diagnosis Hydroxychloroquine-induced retinal toxicity Discussion. Chloroquine CQ and hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil HCQ have been used for many years, initially for the treatment of malaria but now more commonly for the treatment of inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus 1.

     
  7. DangerRoss New Member

    Therapeutic Class: Antimalarial Chemical Class: Aminoquinoline Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat malaria. Plaquenil Uses, Dosage & Side Effects - Stopping Plaquenil and Cellcept when on Antibiotics Can I Take Calcium While on Cipro?
     
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    Plaquenil – RheumInfo Headaches – Plaquenil can rarely cause a headache. Sun Sensitivity – Plaquenil can sometimes make the skin more sensitive to the sun. Patients should wear sunscreen. Ringing in the Ears Tinnitus RARE BUT SERIOUS side-effects include Changes to the Eyes – Plaquenil can rarely cause changes to the retina in the back of the eye.

    Long-Term Side Effects of Plaquenil for Rheumatoid.