Reasons to take plaquenil

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  1. fph New Member

    Reasons to take plaquenil


    Hi Dr V, I am at a crossroad of considering to go back on Plaquenil . A year ago I proposed to go off Plaquenil after being on it for 22 years.

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    With Plaquenil, however, the most commonly prescribed anti-malarial, this sort of damage occurs only in 1 out of 5,000 people who take the drug for five years or more. For this reason though, it is important that you see an ophthalmologist for an exam before starting to take an anti-malarial medication for your lupus. Ophthalmologists also do themselves a disservice by not knowing the guidelines. “One of the top five reasons ophthalmologists go to court is from an adverse drug reaction,” Dr. Fraunfelder said. “If the Academy is taking a position on Plaquenil, then ophthalmologists are held to that standard. We’d better be sure we’re aware of it.” Today, Plaquenil and other antimalarials are also used to treat and help prevent symptoms caused by certain autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis RA, systemic lupus erythematosus, and discoid lupus, even though these diseases are not caused by malaria parasites.

    If I had joint or muscle aches, I took care of it by resting, Aleve and ice. At my recent eye exam the doctor mentioned I had reached the plaquenil toxicity level and that my retina cells could die (which do not regenerate! My proposal was based on the fact that I had not had any major inflamation that completely shut me down or keep me from being active.

    Reasons to take plaquenil

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    Plaquenil is prescribed for the treatment or prevention of malaria. It is also prescribed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and the side effects of lupus such as hair loss, joint pain, and more. Hi, I saw a rheumy for the first time last week, and he prescribed plaquenil, 200 mg twice a day. Didn't diagnose with Lupus yet, but said I definitely have something autoimmune going on and the plaq will help with the fatigue. He warned that it could take 2-6 months, though, which is what I've read here too. One of the reasons that physicians feel comfortable in prescribing Plaquenil is its low risk to benefit ratio. This means that the side effects of Plaquenil are mild and infrequent compared with its potential benefits. As with any medication, allergic reactions including skin rashes and non-allergic reactions can occur.

     
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    Chloroquine has long been used in the treatment or prevention of malaria from Plasmodium vivax, P. malariae, excluding the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum, for it started to develop widespread resistance to it. Hydroxychloroquine retinopathy — implications of research. Chloroquine - Wikipedia Hydroxychloroquine-Induced Retinal Toxicity - American.
     
  9. Panchyshyn Well-Known Member

    Aquarium Fish Chloroquine A "New" Drug for Treating Fish Diseases. A rule of thumb might be that for any dose of chloroquine, you could expect to see a rise in phosphate levels of around 20 to 30% of the total dose of chloroquine. Therefore, a single dose of chloroquine at 10 mg/l would increase the PO 4 concentration in the water by about 2 to 3 mg/l. This is would be a major concern in reef aquaria, but as chloroquine is typically used in fish-only aquariums, or quarantine systems, the residual phosphate is less of an issue and can be reduced by water.

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    Hydroxychloroquine retinopathy Eye Mechanism of retinal toxicity. The mechanism of HCQ related retinal toxicity is uncertain. One recent study identified that both chloroquine and HCQ strongly inhibit the uptake activity of an.

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