Hydroxychloroquine lupus erythematosus

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  1. alekspiter Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine lupus erythematosus

    At first it seemed like it helped now I feel the same as before I started taking the medicine other than the fact that none of my clothes fit and there is a lot more of me to carry around. Anyone know if I quit taking it if the weight will fall back off I started Hydroxychloroquine 2 weeks ago. One week in and I thought this may just work, except for the ‘extra itchiness’ I seemed to get every night.

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    Jan 14, 2019 A Systemic lupus erythematosus, SLE is disease in which immune system is over-active causing inflammation in joints skin or any organ system. There are many areas where better approaches in SLE could improve outcomes. One example relates to hydroxychloroquine HCQ key drug which can reduce risk of serious disease flares. Oct 07, 2019 Hydroxychloroquine is 1 of 4 medications approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus. Hydroxychloroquine blood levels may predict future retinopathy in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus SLE, according to study results published in Arthritis & Rheumatology. Lupus and Plaquenil research. While Plaquenil was not created with the explicit purpose of helping people minimize the disease activity of lupus, a number of clinical trials have been conducted to examine the clinical impact of the medication.

    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. Right before I hit the two week mark, I woke up with my heart racing and continued feeling my heart flutter all day and I just felt week and tired. After msging Rheum, decided to stop taking meds to see how I feel and continue with the AIP to handle symptoms and try to work at ‘healing from inside out! Time will tell and I’m eager to see how much the AIP is helping once odd meds.

    Hydroxychloroquine lupus erythematosus

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  5. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of drugs called antimalarials. It is used to prevent and treat acute attacks of malaria. It is also used to treat discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis in patients whose symptoms have not improved with other treatments.

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    User Reviews for Plaquenil to treat Systemic Lupus Erythematosus The following information is NOT intended to endorse any particular medication. While these reviews might be helpful, they are not a substitute for the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgement of healthcare practitioners. I was diagnosed with systemic erythematosus lupus SLE in January of 2013 at the age of 44 yes old. I was referred to a Rheumy who put me on daily dose of 200 mg of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. Systemic lupus erythematosus SLE, is the most common type of lupus. SLE is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks its own tissues, causing widespread inflammation and tissue damage in the affected organs.

  6. Adamantin Well-Known Member

    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. Chloroquine Aralen - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions - Drugs Chloroquine Clinical Trials, Side Effects AIDSinfo Medicines for the Prevention of Malaria While Traveling.
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    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Options Johns Hopkins. Contrave Indications, Side Effects, Warnings - Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage.
  8. SeeJey Well-Known Member

    Effect of Oral Corticosteroids on Chronic Warfarin Therapy A more recent case series reported a corticosteroid interaction in 2 patients on warfarin therapy. The first patient, who received methylprednisolone 960 mg orally for 5 days, developed a nosebleed 5 days following completion of the steroid regimen.

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