Is hydroxychloroquine sulfate an immune suppressing drug

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    Is hydroxychloroquine sulfate an immune suppressing drug


    Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

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    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. Basically, the immune system is a bit out of control. Plaquenil works by suppressing the immune system. Unfortunately you can't tell it to attack just the germs so you suppress all of its function to spare your healthy tissue- in your husband's case, his eyes, mouth, throat. NOTE Plaquinil and hydroxychloroquine are essentially the same drug. Hydroxychloroquine is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. Important information. Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye.

    Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. Hydroxychloroquine is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus.

    Is hydroxychloroquine sulfate an immune suppressing drug

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  5. 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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    The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is. It is listed as having a mild immunosuppressant effect in my book on RA, but one of the reasons for the blood tests is to check that your immune system is not being suppressed too much eg checking your white blood cell levels, so you shouldn't be completely vulnerable. Nov 25, 2019 Dose adjustment The dose may need to be reduced temporarily if adverse side effects occur; after 5 to 10 days the dose may gradually be increased to the optimum response level. Maintenance dose 200 to 400 mg 155 mg to 310 mg base orally daily. Comments -This drug should be taken with a meal or a glass of milk.

     
  6. SKS New Member

    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Plaquenil Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term - Pinched nerve in shoulder Symptoms and treatment Plaquenil Uses, Dosage & Side Effects -
     
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    very year, more than 125 million people visit over 100 countries endemic for malaria. Malaria Prophylaxis. The ABCD of Malaria Prophylaxis. Malaria Travel & Health Guide, 2019 Online Book CDC - Malaria - Travelers - Malaria Information and Prophylaxis, by Country
     
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    Chloroquine Aralen - YouTube A brief video describing the use of chloroquine for the treatment of rheumatoic diseases such as lupus.

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    Will you have Swelling face with Plaquenil - eHealthMe Feb 13, 2020 · Plaquenil and Swelling face - from FDA reports Summary Swelling face is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 month, also take medication Enbrel, and have Osteoporosis.

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