Plaquenil malaria prevention

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  1. HeroSeam Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil malaria prevention


    It's used to treat and prevent malaria infection, and to reduce symptoms and progression of autoimmune diseases such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and others. Malaria is spread by mosquitoes, which transmit the parasites that cause the infection, usually in tropical and subtropical parts of the world.

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    Plaquenil was actually first classified as an antimalarial drug, but it is also used to treat certain rheumatic and autoimmune conditions which are unrelated to malaria. Generally, Plaquenil is a treatment option as monotherapy used alone for mild rheumatoid arthritis or as combination therapy with other DMARDs for moderate to severe disease. Hydroxychloroquine is usually taken with food or milk to prevent stomach upset. The dosage and length of treatment are based on your medical condition and response to therapy. In children, dosage is also based on weight. For malaria prevention, take this medication by mouth once a week on the same day of the week, or as directed by your doctor. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is used to treat malaria, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis. Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more.

    For example, it may be combined with an antibiotic to treat chronic Q-fever, which humans usually catch from farm animals or raw milk. Plaquenil is used to treat other types of infections too.

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    Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial medication used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites, which enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Plaquenil is also used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Plaquenil is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria. To diagnose malaria, your doctor will likely review your medical history, conduct a physical exam and order blood tests. Blood tests are the only way to confirm a malaria diagnosis. Certain blood tests can help your doctor by showing The presence of the parasite in the blood, to confirm that you have malaria.

     
  7. MrBinn Guest

    I was diagnosed with RA a month ago and am returning to my Rheumatologist tomorrow to discuss treatment options. Methotrexate vs plaquenil side effects long term and short term Does anyone take methotrexate and hydroxychloroquine. Methotrexate or Plaquenil? DailyStrength
     
  8. marine-user XenForo Moderator

    Anyone on Plaquenil? - Message Boards & Forums - Forums. Plaquenil is also the first line, successful, lupus SLE drug. have a friend on it, who is doing well. my hubby was on it for the RA and his eyes went bad right off the bat. not for folks with very bad eye sight like his. good luck, and please keep us informed. take care, prayers, s.

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