How does plaquenil work for rheumatoid arthritis

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  1. den_7 User

    How does plaquenil work for rheumatoid arthritis


    Plaquenil is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia.

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    Hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial drug used to prevent and treat malaria. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is also a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD used to treat both acute and chronic rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, and discoid lupus erythematosus. Hydroxychloroquine brand namePlaquenil is a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD approved for adults with RA. It is often given in combination with methotrexate and sulfasalazine a treatment known as triple therapy, to help slow RA disease progression for patients who do not get relief from methotrexate therapy alone. 1,2 According to the American College of Rheumatology, hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, is a β€œdisease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD,” meaning that it helps reduce the pain and swelling that come with arthritis. It can also reduce the incidence of joint damage, thus lessening the risk of developing a long-term disability from complications of RA.

    Plaquenil is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

    How does plaquenil work for rheumatoid arthritis

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  5. Plaquenil is the brand name of hydroxychloroquine, a drug used to prevent or treat malaria. Plaquenil is also used for long-term treatment of autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis RA and systemic lupus erythmatosis.

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    Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria. Today, it is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, some symptoms of lupus, childhood arthritis or juvenile idiopathic arthritis and other autoimmune diseases. It is not clear why hydroxychloroquine is effective at treating autoimmune diseases. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat and prevent malaria infection. To treat rheumatoid arthritis, the dosage is higher, with one to three tablets typically taken once a day. Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Group. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic, inflammatory, multisystem, autoimmune disorder. It is a disabling and painful condition which can lead to substantial loss of mobility due to pain and joint destruction.

     
  6. Djostik Guest

    Interferes with digestive vacuole function within sensitive malarial parasites by increasing the p H and interfering with lysosomal degradation of hemoglobin; inhibits locomotion of neutrophils and chemotaxis of eosinophils; impairs complement-dependent antigen-antibody reactions Incomplete and variable (~70% [range: 25 to 100%]) (Tett 1993) Hepatic; metabolites include bidesethylchloroquine, desethylhydroxychloroquine, and desethylchloroquine (Mc Chesney 1966) Urine (15% to 25% [Tett 1993]; as metabolites and unchanged drug [up to 60%, Mc Chesney 1966]); may be enhanced by urinary acidification Rheumatic disease: May require several weeks to respond ~40 days (Tett 1993) ~40%, primarily albumin (Tett 1993) Lupus erythematosus: Treatment of chronic discoid erythematosus and systemic lupus erythematosus in adults. Safety of hydroxychloroquine in pregnant patients with. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine sulfate dose, indications. Has anyone taken Plaquenil. β€” The Bump
     
  7. GigaFreeHost Guest

    This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with hydroxychloroquine. Serious Problems That Hives Could Indicate - HealthPrep Cold urticaria - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic Plaquenil Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term -
     
  8. Mkiller Moderator

    Neck pain - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic Neck pain is a common complaint. Neck muscles can be strained from poor posture β€” whether it's leaning over your computer or hunching over your workbench. Osteoarthritis also is a common cause of neck pain. Rarely, neck pain can be a symptom of a more serious problem.

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  9. bikan New Member

    Methotrexate Managing Side Effects Arthritis Foundation Side Effects Prevention Tips. The good news These common side effects can often be short-circuited by taking a folic acid supplement. Folic acid is the synthetic form of folate. One study found that rheumatoid arthritis RA patients on methotrexate who took folic acid supplements lowered the risk of GI problems and mouth sores by 79 percent.

    Which would you pick and why? - Plaquenil or Methotrexate