Is hydroxychloroquine sulfate an immunosuppressive drug

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  1. ShadowBoy Guest

    Is hydroxychloroquine sulfate an immunosuppressive drug


    It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability.

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    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. Hydroxychloroquine, sold under the brand name Plaquenil among others, is a medication used for the prevention and treatment of certain types of malaria. Specifically it is used for chloroquine-sensitive malaria. Other uses include treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and porphyria cutanea tarda. It is taken by mouth. Common side effects include vomiting, headache, changes in vision and muscle weakness. Severe side effects may include allergic reactions. It does not appear to be safe during 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.

    Today, it is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, some symptoms of lupus, childhood arthritis (or juvenile idiopathic arthritis) and other autoimmune diseases. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria.

    Is hydroxychloroquine sulfate an immunosuppressive drug

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    Dosage forms Variable daily dosing eg, alternating or skipping doses on certain days each week may be used to obtain the recommended dose for rheumatologic uses. All doses below are expressed as hydroxychloroquine sulfate salt. Hydroxychloroquine sulfate salt 200 mg is equivalent to hydroxychloroquine base 155 mg. Hydroxychloroquine was originally developed as a safer alternative to chloroquine for the treatment of malaria and was later found to have antirheumatic and anti-inflammatory uses. Currently, hydroxychloroquine is an FDA-approved drug indicated for the treatment of malaria, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis. 7-10 Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat malaria. It is also used to prevent malaria infection in areas or regions where it is known that other medicines eg, chloroquine may not work. Hydroxychloroquine belongs to a group of medicines known as antimalarials. It works by preventing or treating malaria.

     
  6. Gigi Well-Known Member

    Malaria is a serious and sometimes fatal disease caused by a parasite that commonly infects a certain type of mosquito which feeds on humans. Side Effects of Malarone Atovaquone and Proguanil Hcl. Does hydroxychloroquine suppress the immune system - Answers on HealthTap Molly How long does it stay in your system?
     
  7. Innesova User

    Plaquenil Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term - 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. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

    A favorable effect of hydroxychloroquine on glucose and.
     
  8. Armelnet Guest

    Plaquenil / hydroxychloroquine shortage update an. Hi all - There's been talk on several of the HU boards regarding the shortage of Plaquenil and hydroxychloroquine. Since I've only been able to tolerate the name brand generics cause me stomach/GI issues, I was concerned to hear this so I spoke with my pharmacist and also did some research.

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