Plaquenil and skin issues

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    Plaquenil and skin issues


    Hydroxychloroquine is available as the brand-name drug Plaquenil. Generic drugs usually cost less than the brand-name version. Hydroxychloroquine may be used as part of a combination therapy.

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    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. Jun 13, 2019 Some diseases treated with Plaquenil include Lupus, which causes fever, rashes, skin problems, and other symptoms. Rheumatoid arthritis, a condition that causes pain and swelling in the joints of your hands and feet. Sjögren’s syndrome, which causes dry eyes and dry mouth. Plaquenil lowers your immune system’s ability to cause inflammation. Lupus-Specific Skin Disease and Skin Problems Most people with lupus experience some sort of skin involvement during the course of their disease. In fact, skin conditions comprise 4 of the 11 criteria used by the American College of Rheumatology for classifying lupus.

    Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. It isn’t fully understood how this drug works to treat lupus erythematosus or rheumatoid arthritis. That means you may need to take it with other drugs. It treats malaria by killing the parasites that cause the disease.

    Plaquenil and skin issues

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  5. Note This document contains side effect information about hydroxychloroquine. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Plaquenil. For the Consumer. Applies to hydroxychloroquine oral tablet. Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil may cause some unwanted effects.

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    Aug 14, 2017 Plaquenil can cause serious side effects when used in high doses for chronic diseases such as RA over the long term. The New Zealand Dermatological Society recommends that to decrease the risk of retina damage, no more than 200mg of Plaquenil should be taken a day, and a dose of 400mg per day should be taken no longer than a few weeks. If you are taking Plaquenil to treat an inflammatory condition or malaria, you should be aware of the side effects that may occur to your eyes and vision. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is in a class of drugs called disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs, which are used to decrease inflammation, pain and joint damage. 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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    Plaquenil, hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), is an anti-malarial medication that has been proven to be useful in the treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and other inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. Plaquenil-Induced Toxic Maculopathy - Decision-Maker PLUS Expanded spectral domain-OCT findings in the early detection. Despite Plaquenil dosing recommendations, retinal toxicity.
     
  7. pashman Guest

    Plaquenil and skin discoloration Apr 18, 2009 The spots can range in colors from blueish to brown in color. I have some on my neck, but doubt that circles under ones eyes could be blamed on hydroxychloroquine, But that's just my opinion, the spots seem to be very free form in shape and don't look like age spots or freckles,

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  8. vad_s Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil Uses, Dosage & Side Effects - Take Plaquenil with a meal or a glass of milk. To prevent malaria Start taking Plaquenil 2 weeks before entering an area where malaria is common. Continue taking the medicine regularly during your stay and for at least 8 weeks after you leave the area. To treat malaria Plaquenil is usually given for 3 days.

    Should hydroxychloroquine be taken with or without food?