Lupus alternatives to plaquenil

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    Lupus alternatives to plaquenil


    But Chloroquine has significantly higher rate of retinal toxicity, so it isn't used much anymore. Also, Plaquenil appears to effectively reduce flares in patients with lupus not necessarily by suppressing immunity. Read more Anxiety over potential eye problems with Hydroxychloroquine is completely unwarranted if the dose is kept below 6mg/kg (2.2lbs) of body weight. Read more See 1 more doctor answer It can cause eye problems so you need to see an ophthalmologist and peridoic screenings. Read more Results are very good, particulary when used alone and better with methotrexate.

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    I to have been taking plaquenil for at least 6 to 8 months not sure a lil lupie lol anyway and i do feel a difference in my eyes plus my liver enzymes are up i believe that the highest is 47 and mines is 48 the doc says not dangerously high but we need to keep an eye on it. im not sure but i thought that the enzymes were up cuz of the prednisone but now ill have to ask the doc. i too want. Plaquenil is used to treat fatigue, pain, skin rashes, and inflammation, especially around the lungs. It is one of the most frequently used medications for lupus because studies show that it may prevent lupus flares and kidney damage. Many lupus patients will stay on Plaquenil for many years and perhaps indefinitely. Also, Plaquenil appears to effectively reduce flares in patients with lupus not necessarily by suppressing immunity. So other meds like Imuran and CellCept mycophenolate mofetil also reduce flares, but also increases infection.

    Chloroquine can be substituted for Plaquenil but only in limited circumstances. Please provide more detailed information if you want a more specific answer. Read more See 1 more doctor answer Depends on what you are being treated for.... Read more While plaquenyl is a slow acting but effective drug, Prednisone is used in much higher doses in active sle. Arthritis (non-deforming) or arthralgias associated with the disease will have substantial pain relief with a dose this low. It's infusion intervals are longer, because the turnover of recptors is slower than the production of tnf-a itself. So other meds like Imuran and Cell Cept (mycophenolate mofetil) also reduce flares, but also increases infection. Read more It depends why you are taking Plaquenil in the first place. Apart from some stomach quiziies, I have never stopped this drug, as long as it demonstrated it is working. Other than that we see a few people who have increased skin pigmentation called "plaquenil ochronosis". The dirrence with Remicade (infliximab) is that it blocks the tnf-a receptor, rather than binding tnf-a itself, but it accomplishes the same thing.

    Lupus alternatives to plaquenil

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  5. Plaquenil is sold in 200mg tablets. The recommended adult dosage for a person with lupus is 200 to 400 mg daily. It can be taken in two doses or at one time. Doses above 400 mg/day are not recommended.

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    Hydroxychloroquine oral tablet is available as a brand-name drug and a generic drug. Brand name Plaquenil. Hydroxychloroquine comes only as a tablet you take by mouth. Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat malaria, lupus erythematosus, and rheumatoid arthritis. C-Quinicrin is an alternative to Plaquenil that worked REALLY well for me. The last I heard it was no longer in the US, so I have been been without it and feel miserable. Has anyone found a way to buy it in Canada or elsewhere. Potential side effects of anti-malarial drugs include Skin rashes and pigment change. Atabrine, specifically, can cause yellow pigmentation of skin. Sometimes Plaquenil can also deposit in the tissues. Dry skin. Loss of appetite. Abdominal bloating. Upset stomach. Stomach cramps. Retinal damage.

     
  6. scoorp Well-Known Member

    Its one thing to be in chronic pain after being on this drug for about five or six weeks now and the only side effect I have is a bad one!!! Cellcept and anxiety/depression DailyStrength Plaquenil Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures, Warnings. Plaquenil and anxiety/depression? - Autoimmune diseases.
     
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    Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Stacking Viagra and Cialis Together and in Combination. Prednisone and plaquenil - Plaquenil Interactions - eMedTV Health Information.
     
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