Long term use of plaquenil for lupus

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    Long term use of plaquenil for lupus


    It does not work against certain types of malaria (chloroquine-resistant). The United States Center for Disease Control provides updated guidelines and travel recommendations for the prevention and treatment of malaria in different parts of the world.

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    This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. BACKGROUND Hydroxychloroquine is used for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis RA and systemic lupus erythematosus SLE. Long term studies have shown a high rate of termination of hydroxychloroquine treatment in patients with RA. Aug 14, 2017 Plaquenil is also used for long-term treatment of autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis RA and systemic lupus erythmatosis. According to the Mayo Clinic, it can take up to six months' constant use before an effect is seen in RA. Dr. Fung’s case involved a 48-year-old woman with lupus. Nine years after discontinuing medical therapy, the patient had new scotomas, difficulty reading and progression of bull’s-eye maculopathy. Plaquenil’s long half-life in the body can cause irreversible and progressive damage, Dr. Fung said.

    This medication is also used, usually with other medications, to treat certain auto-immune diseases (lupus, rheumatoid arthritis) when other medications have not worked or cannot be used. Discuss the most recent information with your doctor before traveling to areas where malaria occurs.

    Long term use of plaquenil for lupus

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

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    Oct 21, 2019 Plaquenil is the most common antimalarial drug given to treat lupus, and most physicians with experience in lupus agree that antimalarial treatments should be used long-term, year-after-year in all patients who can tolerate them. Abstract. BACKGROUND Hydroxychloroquine is used for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis RA and systemic lupus erythematosus SLE. Long term studies have shown a high rate of termination of hydroxychloroquine treatment in patients with RA. Plaquenil is the most common antimalarial drug given to treat lupus, and most physicians with experience in lupus agree that antimalarial treatments should be used long-term, year-after-year in all patients who can tolerate them. Learn why treatments that were developed for malaria are now used for lupus. Read the study

     
  8. Applies to hydroxychloroquine: oral tablet Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine (the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil) may cause some unwanted effects. Plaquenil Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term - Medications That Cause Weight Gain and What to Do About It Common and Rare Side Effects for Plaquenil Oral
     
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    Does anyone know how likely it is for hydroxychloroquine to cause hair loss? Weight loss is also listed as a side effect, I am up 15 Linda 8 mo into this drug👀😤😃😁Everyone is different. I’m not ill enough to of interest to him generally! I couldn't 100 % say it is due to the mets though but my hair has gone thinner since I started taking the meds. However, Hydroxychloroquine slows down and mitigates lupus symptomatology so it will slow up hair loss. The only real side effect is on vision in those susceptible to that; annual testing for a couple of years is advisable and if that is OK you can forget visual deterioration more or less. Being on iron and B vitamins no matter what the blood tests say about levels has pretty much settled my hair down. Hydroxychloroquine tablets - Cleveland Clinic Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions. Coping with Hair Loss - LUPUS UK
     
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    CHLOROQUINE PHOSPHATE - Fishman Chemical, LLC USES Chloroquine Phosphate is a replacement for both copper sulfate and quinine and it is superior to copper sulfate and all quinine salts. Chloroquine is used as a bacteriacide, an algaecide and as an antimalarial. It is superior in the fight against ICH, slimness of the skin and flukes and can be used as both a treatment and a preventative.

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  11. gaws New Member

    Long-Term Side Effects of Plaquenil for Rheumatoid. Long-Term Side Effects of Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis Retinal Damage. Neurological Disorders. Blood Disorders. Hearing Disorders. Other Side Effects.

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