How does hydroxychloroquine work for arthritis

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    How does hydroxychloroquine work for arthritis


    It may have both an anti-spirochaete activity and an anti-inflammatory activity, similar to the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. And caution is required if patients have certain heart conditions, diabetes, psoriasis etc.

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    Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine "Haven't taken this. Just wanted to read some feedback. I was on methotrexate, but stopped, because it gave me chills, fatigue and shortness of breath, I even fainted at work. The doctor suggested Plaquenil as a possible alternative, but after reading some of the comments, I don't think so. Hydroxychloroquine is a DMARD. The brand name is Plaquenil. What does Plaquenil do? Plaquenil relieves pain and swelling and prevents damage to joints. How long does Plaquenil take to work? Plaquenil works very slowly. In 1 to 3 months you should start to feel better. You may continue to get better for up to 1 year. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine "Hi, I was taking the generic form of plaquenil for over 10 years for rheumatoid arthritis. It took a few weeks to see it work but what a change for the better. Less painful joints and fatigue. Always have gotten retina checked and have been good. Then I started getting debilitating migraines.

    For prolonged treatment of lupus or arthritis, adverse effects include the acute symptoms, plus altered eye pigmentation, acne, anaemia, bleaching of hair, blisters in mouth and eyes, blood disorders, convulsions, vision difficulties, diminished reflexes, emotional changes, excessive coloring of the skin, hearing loss, hives, itching, liver problems or liver failure, loss of hair, muscle paralysis, weakness or atrophy, nightmares, psoriasis, reading difficulties, tinnitus, skin inflammation and scaling, skin rash, vertigo, weight loss, and occasionally urinary incontinence. The most common adverse effects are a mild nausea and occasional stomach cramps with mild diarrhea. For short-term treatment of acute malaria, adverse effects can include abdominal cramps, diarrhea, heart problems, reduced appetite, headache, nausea and vomiting.

    How does hydroxychloroquine work for arthritis

    Inflammatory Osteoarthritis And Plaquenil, Lupus Medicines Hydroxychloroquine - Brigham and Women's.

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  4. Hydroxychloroquine oral tablet is used for short-term treatment of malaria, but it may be used for long-term treatment of lupus or rheumatoid arthritis. Hydroxychloroquine comes with risks if you.

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    How Does It Work One aspect that has. this anti-immune process works to curtail systemic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. Though hydroxychloroquine may be effective, it does have the. Hydroxychloroquine is commonly used alongside other disease-modifying drugs including methotrexate – especially for rheumatoid arthritis. However, some drugs can interact with hydroxychloroquine. Indigestion remedies for example, antacids including some over-the-counter preparations can stop hydroxychloroquine being absorbed. What Conditions Does This Treat? Originally, hydroxychloroquine was used to prevent and treat malaria and was considered very effective. Now it is generally used for rheumatoid arthritis, but it has also been shown to work well for juvenile arthritis, some lupus symptoms, and other types of autoimmune conditions.

     
  5. kirBI Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD). Anybody taking Plaquenil for Sjorgens? Sjogren's. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage. Hydroxychloroquine? - Symptoms and Medical Treatments.
     
  6. relictum XenForo Moderator

    Let me tell you what weaning down from Plaquenil is like. So there you have it - just one big nasty flare with a new added symptom of heart palpitations. Awesome. I can say that was the worst flare I've ever had - even counting before I started on plaquenil. I guess if you give your immune system an opening that it hasn't had in a while, it's going to go into overdrive. That's the only explanation.

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