Is plaquenil a fluoroquinolone

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    Is plaquenil a fluoroquinolone


    She suffered from Sjogren syndrome and inflammatory arthritis and was currently treated with prednisone and methotrexate. She was previously treated with hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) 200mg bid (6.5mg/kg) for 10 years, which was stopped one year prior to presentation.

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    Quinolones and fluoroquinolones increase the sensitivity of the skin to the sun and may cause photo-sensitivity reactions and severe sunburn on exposed areas of skin. Quinolones and fluoroquinolones are not suitable for people with myasthenia gravis, certain heart rhythm disturbances, or children and adolescents under the age of 18 unless the infection cannot be treated by another antibiotic. Plaquenil, your doctor has weighed the risks of taking Plaquenil against the benefits it will have for you. Keep this information with the tablets. You may wish to read it again later. What is Plaquenil used for Plaquenil may be used for any of the following conditions Rheumatoid arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis is a form of Cipro and Plaquenil are definitely not in the same class of drugs and Plaquenil is NOT a fluoroquinolone antibiotic. This does not mean that Plaquenil is safe, but it is definitely not an FQ antibiotic.

    Review of systems: Blurred vision, halos, dry eye, dry mouth, gastroesophageal reflux, joint pain Pupils: Reactive to light in each eye from 5 mm in the dark to 2 mm in the light. Extraocular movements: Full, both eyes (OU) Confrontation visual fields: Full OU Intra-ocular pressure The optic nerves appeared healthy with a 0.3 cup-to-disc ratio. Past Ocular History: None Medical History: Sjogren syndrome and inflammatory arthritis, supraventricular tachycardia, anxiety, depression, peptic ulcer disease Medications: prednisone, methotrexate, amitriptyline, ranitidine, estradiol, tizanidine, diltiazem, Restasis Allergies: codeine, droperidol Family History: heart disease, arthritis, cancer Social History: occasional alcohol but no tobacco or intravenous drug use.

    Is plaquenil a fluoroquinolone

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  6. And while there is a difference between Fluoroquinolone and Quinolone drugs, it is the difference between the addition of a fluorine molecule and, for most people, there is no reason to look into this biochemical difference; even though it can become important if you are poisoned by these drugs. And you DO get poisoned by them.

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    Cipro is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and Plaquenil is an anti-malarial drug that is also used as an immunosuppressant. I was floxed by Levaquin in 2010 and had fluoroquinolone toxicity syndrome FTS but have never taken Plaquenil. David experienced an adverse event to the the fluoroquinolone Levaquin in 2007 at age 46. Prior to, he was a healthy law enforcement official. Now, disabled with drug induced mitochondrial disease/dysfunction, he is an FQ patient safety advocate, citizen scientist, FQ researcher, author, and commentator. I suffer from lupus which is an autoimmune disease, recently my Rheumatologist has wanted me to go on a new medication called plaquenil to help stop flares. One of the first side effects listed for plaquenil is "May cause ringing in the ears" naturally I refused to take it and the following conversation ensued

     
  7. SatelliteGuy Guest

    Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. The Risk of Retinal Toxicity with Plaquenil Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses Sjögren's Syndrome Foundation - Dry Eyes
     
  8. Lexan063 Guest

    Rheumatoid Arthritis Chloroquine - Mechanism of action. The antimalarial agents chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine have been used widely for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. These compounds lead to improvement of clinical and laboratory parameters, but their slow onset of action distinguishes.

    Mechanism of action of hydroxychloroquine as an antirheumatic drug.
     
  9. zeleboba User

    New Plaquenil Guidelines - New Plaquenil Guidelines Here is a look at the 2011 testing guidelines for patients on Plaquenil guidelines. Diana L. Shechtman, O. D. and Paul M. Karpecki, O. D. A 45-year-old black female presented with no ocular or visual complaints. Her ocular history was unremarkable. However, her medical history was significant for a recent diagnosis of lupus.

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