Is plaquenil good for osteoarthritis

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    Plaquenil is a DMARD which has been prescribed for years to treat rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, and other autoimmune diseases. When the first biologic DMARD received FDA-approval in 1998, and as other biologics followed in subsequent years, it appeared as though Plaquenil would become less prescribed. 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. Today, Plaquenil and other antimalarials are also used to treat and help prevent symptoms caused by certain autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis RA, systemic lupus erythematosus, and discoid lupus, even though these diseases are not caused by malaria parasites. Plaquenil belongs in a class of medications known as disease-modifying.

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  3. 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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    I don't know for sure if it is the plaquenil or other meds but my rheumy seems to have my inflammation/stiffness under pretty good control. Been taking plaquenil and arava for about a year. Just rediced plaquenil from one tablet twice a day to one tablet once a day. I also take Cimzia injections bi-weekly but that has only been for about 6 months. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine helps minimize joint damage. It can also decrease symptoms and future complications. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is a good choice for people who have difficulty tolerating newer biologic medications. Hydroxychloroquine brand name Plaquenil, Plaquenil Sulfate is a medicine used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory conditions such as systemic lupus erythematosus SLE/Lupus. Hydroxychloroquine is also an antimalarial medicine used to prevent and treat malaria and other parasitic infections.

     
  4. wbee New Member

    There are possible interactions that could make you drowsy or dizzy. Does Tramadol interact with Plaquenil, Nortriptyline and. Tramadol uses, dosage and side effects Plaquenil and Enbrel - Arthritis - Inspire
     
  5. jeveux Well-Known Member

    Selected from data included with permission and copyrighted by First Databank, Inc. Long-Term Side Effects of Plaquenil for Rheumatoid. Diarrhea and Weight loss unintentional Common Related. Plaquenil and weight loss DailyStrength
     
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  7. artromanov User

    Plaquenil and weight gain - Aug 01, 2009 Like Joy said, Plaquenil is the first medication they use in treating lupus. It has the least amount of side effects and seems to work well for most patients. Some patients can not take the generic form of the drug but need the brand name.

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