Plaquenil for polymyalgia rheumatica

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    Plaquenil for polymyalgia rheumatica


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    Corticosteroids, such as prednisone, usually are required to effectively treat polymyalgia rheumatica. Low doses such as prednisone, 10 mg to 20 mg per day are highly effective. Low doses such as prednisone, 10 mg to 20 mg per day are highly effective. From what I've read plaquenil is usually first line for SjS and most connective tissue disorders. People say different things. Could possibly be a component of polymyalgia rheumatica plus sjogrens or lupus, who knows just throwing ideas out there. Prednisone is a double edged sword tho, it may work great but it can tear your body apart and kill you with long term use at supra physiologic doses. Jan 22, 2020 Typically, polymyalgia rheumatica affects people older than 55. Left untreated, it can lead to stiffness and significant disability. In some cases, symptoms do not get worse. They may even lessen in a few years. In a minority of cases, polymyalgia rheumatica is associated with giant cell arteritis temporal arteritis.

    Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is an inflammatory condition that causes pain and stiffness in the shoulders and the hips. Regardless of the problem, we'd like to help you find what you're looking for.

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  5. Typically, polymyalgia rheumatica affects people older than 55. Left untreated, it can lead to stiffness and significant disability. In some cases, symptoms do not get worse. They may even lessen in a few years. In a minority of cases, polymyalgia rheumatica is associated with giant cell arteritis temporal arteritis.

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    Polymyalgia rheumatica PMR is an inflammatory rheumatic condition characterized clinically by aching and morning stiffness about the shoulders, hip girdle, and neck. I waited a month and now have a diagnosis of polymyalgic rheumatica. Is Plaquenil an appropriate drug for this diagnosis? Everything that I can find says steroids. I have been on Plaquenil for six weeks and no real improvement. Is it too soon? Am I being impatient? I feel like I am doing all the work for these doctors. Polymyalgia rheumatica is an inflammatory disorder that causes muscle pain and stiffness, especially in the shoulders. Signs and symptoms of polymyalgia rheumatica pol-e-my-AL-juh rue-MAT-ih-kuh usually begin quickly and are worse in the morning. Most people who develop polymyalgia rheumatica are older than 65. It rarely affects people under 50.

     
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    Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions. Nov 09, 2018 Hydroxychloroquine is also used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. Hydroxychloroquine may also be used for purposes not listed in this.

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