Taking plaquenil

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    Taking plaquenil


    Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

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    Here are 10 things to keep in mind when using Plaquenil Take it on a regular schedule, meaning at the same time each day. Take Plaquenil EXACTLY as prescribed by your physician. Do not stop taking the medication without first speaking to your doctor. Taking Hydroxychloroquine with food and/or milk can help prevent stomach upset. In rare cases, Plaquenil can cause cardiomyopathy, a chronic disease of the heart muscle. If you're taking Plaquenil for an autoimmune condition, your symptoms should begin to improve after a few. Plaquenil is generally well-tolerated, but side effects are possible. Common side effects linked to Plaquenil include nausea and diarrhea. Taking the medication with food eases nausea for most people taking the drug. Less common side effects include skin rashes, hair thinning, and weakness.

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

    Taking plaquenil

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  4. For patients taking hydroxychloroquine to prevent malaria Your doctor may want you to start taking this medicine 1 to 2 weeks before you travel to an area where there is a chance of getting malaria. This will help you to see how you react to the medicine.

    • Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Proper Use - Mayo Clinic.
    • Taking Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis.
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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. Rated Hydroxychloroquine for Rheumatoid Arthritis Report. I was prescribed this drug to ease my ra disease, I was taking 400mg per day which was to last for 3 months then reduced to 200mg. I had. I have just been reading that plaquenil can cause insomnia and nightmares which I suffer with. I take my plaquenil with my evening meal. When is the best time to take it? Would it be best in the morning? I also take in the morning thyroxine, omeprazole and co-codamol, would it interfere with any of those if I took it in the morning instead of.

     
  5. antonko Moderator

    Plaquenil is used to inhibit disease progression - most of us are started on it immediately and need to remain on it long-term. Generally a rheumy will then choose one of these three; Imuran, Cellcept, or MTX to inhibit the over-active autoimmune system that is Lupus. Others here have gotten great results from either Imuran or MTX. I see that in June you were asking about MTX (Methotrexate). I found that following my Dr's instinct/experience/training gave me good results. SARCOIDOSIS TREATMENT GUIDELINES Azathioprine oral and hydroxychloroquine oral Drug. Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Options Johns Hopkins.
     
  6. Lazydoc Moderator

    Lichen planus Diagnosis and treatment When lichen planus develops in the mouth, it often does not cause pain or other symptoms. If this is the case, treatment may not be necessary. When lichen planus causes pain, burning, redness, blisters, sores, or ulcers, it can be treated. Some medicine is applied to the sores. Other medicine comes in pill form.

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  7. Proit Well-Known Member

    CDC - Malaria - Travelers - Choosing a Drug to Prevent Malaria Begin daily for 3 days prior to travel, weekly during travel, and for 1 week after leaving. One of the most effective drugs for prevention of P. vivax malaria, but also prevents P. falciparum Good choice for shorter trips because you only have to take the medicine once, 1 week after traveling rather than 4 weeks

    Hydroxychloroquine toxicity - EyeWiki