Plaquenil and cholesterol

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    Plaquenil and cholesterol


    I know I had never heard of it until my rheumatologist said that is what I have...along w/osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia. My blood tests are negative for RF but my CRP test was above normal. Ai Yi Yi Plaquenil reduces inflammation in many Rheumatic disorders, the mode of action is pretty complicated though so I shan't bore you with all the details, but basically it prevents your dendritic cells (these are messengers for your immune system, if you will) from interacting with your T-Cells (a special type of white blood cell which through a convoluted and boring process, causes inflammation when an infection is found, and these basically malfunction with inflammatory disorders). So, he started me on 400 mg of Plaquenil a day and he just upped it to 600 mg a day. As I said previously, my Rheumatologist now says it is inflammatory osteoarthrits. Why am I taking Plaquenil, which does help tremedously BTW, if I don't have RA or Lupus. This "dendritic deactivation" (I made that phrase up) helps reduce your immune system being silly and inflaming your joints.

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    Dec 24, 2019 Plaquenil and High blood cholesterol - a study from FDA data. Summary High blood cholesterol is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Enbrel, and have Pain. What is Plaquenil? Plaquenil has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in systemic lupus erythematosus. Check the latest outcomes from 50,877 Plaquenil users, or browse all drugs. What is Lipitor? Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. Nov 28, 2010 Plaquenil reduces inflammation in many Rheumatic disorders, the mode of action is pretty complicated though so I shan't bore you with all the details, but basically it prevents your dendritic cells these are messengers for your immune system, if you will from interacting with your T-Cells a special type of white blood cell which through a convoluted and boring process, causes inflammation.

    My sister was dx'd with Inflammatory Arthritis and Plaquenil sent her into remission some years ago now. I also take meds for high bp, asthma and high cholesterol.

    Plaquenil and cholesterol

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    Find patient medical information for Plaquenil Oral on WebMD including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ratings. Apr 10, 2019 Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. 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. Mar 07, 2015 Hydroxychloroquine, brand name Plaquenil, is a time-tested and often-used medication that is typically a first line of defense in the treatment of autoimmune conditions such as RA and lupus.

     
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    Chloroquine has long been used in the treatment or prevention of malaria from Plasmodium vivax, P. malariae, excluding the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum, for it started to develop widespread resistance to it. Hydroxychloroquine Side Effects, Dosage, Uses, and More Chloroquine Uses, Side Effects, Dosage & Interactions Chloroquine MedlinePlus Drug Information
     
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    Retinal Toxicity in Patients Treated With Hydroxychloroquine. The risk of developing retinal toxicity has been found to be dependent on the daily HCQ dose and the duration of use. The risk of retinal toxicity is 1% for those who use HCQ for up to 5 years and 2% for those who use HCQ for 5–10 years, but it rises to almost 20% after 20 years of HCQ use.

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