Plaquenil immunosuppressive therapy

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  1. Kreker Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil immunosuppressive therapy


    My husband has been taking Plaquenil (generic hydroxychloroquine) for almost 2 yrs., under a rheumatologist's care. He became very ill, and was diagnosed w/ viral meningial encephalitis. We were much later told that the Plaquenil had "lowered his tolerance to infection, as it is also an immuno-suppressant." In essence, the medicine allowed the viral infection to cross the barrier between his brain and blood/lungs.

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    Anti-inflammatory medications help to relieve many of the symptoms of lupus by reducing inflammation and pain. Anti-inflammatories are the most common drugs used to treat lupus, particularly symptoms such as fever, arthritis or pleurisy, which generally improve within several days of beginning treatment. Aug 02, 2010 1. Yes, Plaquenil suppresses the immune system. Autoimmune disease such as Sjogrens occurs when the body gets "confused" and attacks healthy tissue instead of just attacking the germs. Basically, the immune system is a bit out of control. Plaquenil works by suppressing the immune system. Your doctor may prescribe a mild medication first, such as hydroxychloroquine, sold as Plaquenil ®. This medication was originally formulated to prevent and treat malaria, but is now also classified as a disease-modifying antirheumatic drug, or DMARD, which means it treats the underlying disease rather than its symptoms.

    (He was never told of that risk when he was put on the medication.) Added : What I failed to mention (above) is that he almost died in April when this happened. His/our question is as to whether he can or should EVER go back on the medication and risk exposure to further illnesses if it is true that Plaquenil or the generic for is, in fact, an immuno-suppressant and presents a serious health risk for him?

    Plaquenil immunosuppressive therapy

    UpToDate, Do either hydroxychol/Plaquenil put you at risk for greater.

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    Cellcept may also cause a reduction in the number of certain cells in your blood. A reduction in your white blood cell count could increase your chance of infection. As with other immunosuppressive medications, it is important that you try to avoid infection and notify your doctor at the first sign of illness. Nassar and Cracchiolo noted that in general, surgery for patients with RA for the correction of foot deformity was successful.4 They also noted the frequent occurrence of complications due to the disease process itself and medications utilized to treat the disease. Sarcoidosis, the most common indications for therapy are ocular and lung disease. Although experience is limited, it should be considered as an alternative for patients who can-not tolerate methotrexate. It is recommended for the first three months of therapy patients have monthly CBCs. For patients who experience severe toxicity from leflunomide,

     
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  8. Srt3 XenForo Moderator

    ARE YOU TAKING PLAQUINIL? - Lyme Disease - MedHelp Lori, I'm not medically trained, but here's what I find on the internet for your consideration Plaquenil is a drug used to treat malaria and also in autoimmune conditions such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. The references I have found as to using it in Lyme treatment combine Plaquenil with another medication at the same time.

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