Chloroquine for lupus

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    Chloroquine for lupus


    This medicine is also sometimes given off-label to help the following conditions: Also, let your doctor know if you drink large amounts of alcohol before starting on this medicine. Your doctor will probably want to order frequent tests to check your body's response to chloroquine.

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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is a breakdown product of chloroquine, and is, in fact, the most common antimalarial given to treat lupus. How hydroxychloroquine works to fight lupus Hydroxychloroquine has a number of effects on the immune system. Hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine are anti-malarial medicines that can also be effective for people with rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. Both drugs have an anti-inflammatory effect and can be helpful in treating joint inflammation and skin manifestations of lupus. In 1941, discoid lupus patients were treated successfully with Atabrine, a compound developed in Germany in the 1920s. In the mid-1940s, both hydroxychloroquine HCQ and chloroquine CQ had been synthesized. In 1955 HCQ was shown to be effective for both systemic lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.

    Let your healthcare provider know if your symptoms either don't improve or worsen while taking this medicine. Keep all appointments with your doctor and laboratory.

    Chloroquine for lupus

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  7. Hydroxychloroquine is a safer and more widely used version of chloroquine. Patients who depend on the medication to treat their arthritis or lupus have struggled to get the pills because of the.

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    Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria. Hydroxychloroquine is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. Chloroquine 2-3 mg/kg lean body weight; usually not more than 250 mg daily Indications RA, SLE, discoid lupus erythematosus, palindromic rheumatism Mechanism of Action Unknown; may interfere with with macrophage presentation of antigen to T cells Hydroxychloroquine is classified as an anti-malarial drug. It is similar to chloroquine Aralen and is useful in treating several forms of malaria as well as lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. Its mechanism of action is unknown. Malarial parasites invade human red blood cells.

     
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    Hydroxychloroquine is widely used in the treatment of post-Lyme arthritis. DailyMed - HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE SULFATE tablet PLAQUENIL HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE SULFATE TABLETS, USP DESCRIPTION Hydroxychloroquine - Wikipedia
     
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