Can plaquenil be used for sgroens syndr

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  1. ivanov_ Well-Known Member

    Can plaquenil be used for sgroens syndr


    In Sjögren’s, Plaquenil is used to treat many symptoms of Sjögren’s including fatigue, joint symptoms of arthritis and arthralgias (joint pain), dry mouth and dry eyes. Similar to its use in systemic lupus erythematosus, many clinicians feel that it is useful in reducing general Sjögren’s “disease activity.” One of the reasons that physicians feel comfortable in prescribing Plaquenil is its low risk to benefit ratio.

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    Prescribed Hydroxychloroquine after having been in hospital with Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura ITP. The ITP was being dealt with by the Haematology Consultant - reducing doses of prednisalone. The Rheumatology Consultant prescribed the Hydroxychloroquine HQ, as I suffer Sjogren's syndrome symptoms. Hello. I also suffer with Sjogren's Syndrome, Fibromyalgia and Sarcoidosis. I was prescribed Plaquenil to control my symptoms as well. It was required that I have a thorough eye exam prior to taking the drug and repeated every 6 months due to the side effects it can cause to the eye. I am hesitant about taking it for that reason. I read on Wikipedia about the Sjogren's syndrome and I connected the eye dryness with Raynaud's phenomenon. I went to a rheumatologist. I was told to do the anti-nuclear antibodies test, which was negative. Then I was to do some blood-work and check with an eye doctor, regarding the permission to use a drug called Plaquenil.

    As with any medication, allergic reactions including skin rashes and non-allergic reactions can occur. This means that the side effects of Plaquenil are mild and infrequent compared with its potential benefits.

    Can plaquenil be used for sgroens syndr

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  7. Feb 19, 2020 SIDE EFFECTS. The following adverse reactions have been identified during post-approval use of PLAQUENIL or other 4-aminoqunoline compounds. Because these reactions are reported voluntarily from a population of uncertain size, it is not always possible to reliably estimate their frequency or establish a causal relationship to drug exposure.

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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria. Jun 11, 2013 For many patients with Sjogren's, Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine has long been the go to drug that their doctors prescribe. It is often the first line of attack before other more aggressive therapies are added such as methotrexate or rituximab that have bigger impacts on the immune system. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is commonly used for treating joint pain in Sjögren’s syndrome patients, based in part on its efficacy in treating the joint pain of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis.

     
  8. andrey3 User

    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Side Effects - Mayo Clinic Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage.
     
  9. Barber Moderator

    Chloroquine is a lysosomotropic agent that prevents endosomal acidification [1]. Chloroquine-treated cells with lysotracker staining? The lysosomal inhibitor, chloroquine, increases cell surface. What is chloroquine made out of? AnswersDrive
     
  10. Shamik XenForo Moderator

    Healthboards - Immune & Autoimmune - Lupus tapering Plaquenil Tapering Plaquenil. Hi everybody! I recently went to the doc and he recommended that I try cutting my Plaquenil in half from 400mg to 200mg/day. I have been on it since March, 2002. It's been about a week and I have noticed a few slight changes, mainly a little stiffness in my fingers and feeling a little fatigued. I don't know if this is in my.

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