How to say plaquenil

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  1. steels Well-Known Member

    How to say plaquenil


    I took the drug as a treatment for sarcoidosis and one of the side effects is a reduction in white blood cells, which is what has happened to me. Plaquenil is used in the treatment of sarcoidosis but its main use is in the treatment of malaria.

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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is the most commonly prescribed because it is generally believed to cause fewer side effects; chloroquine Aralen has a reputation for more serious side effects, but it may be prescribed in situations where hydroxychloroquine cannot be used. Hi, I saw a rheumy for the first time last week, and he prescribed plaquenil, 200 mg twice a day. Didn't diagnose with Lupus yet, but said I definitely have something autoimmune going on and the plaq will help with the fatigue. He warned that it could take 2-6 months, though, which is what I've read here too. How were your symptoms prior to the Plaquenil. It's so easy to forget that you're feeling like a 5 on the pain scale when previously you were a 3. Talk to your doctor BEFORE you do anything. He or she may want to start you on another drug, give it a chance to work, and THEN stop the Plaquenil.

    For the four years that I took the drug, my eye sight never bothered me and bi-annual eye tests revealed no changes. One of the side effects of taking the drug is that it affects eye sight, and eye tests, especially tests need to be done every six months.

    How to say plaquenil

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  4. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is a drug that is classified as an anti-malarial drug. Plaquenil is prescribed for the treatment or prevention of malaria. It is also prescribed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and the side effects of lupus such as hair loss, joint pain, and more.

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    Re Plaquenil - when to take the 2 doses? I was told to take the whole 400 mg in the morning and got really sick. After a week of it, I asked the rheumy if it could be split and he said it didn't really matter when I took it each day as long as I DID take it. But it was for alleged Plaquenil related eye toxicity, and believe me, attornies will grab any guideline they can as "Standard-of-Care" if it suits their case. All to say, we treat patients, not guidelines, but we all need to aware of these. Plaquenil was one of the first treatments i had too - again i was told it needed to be used with other meds. I think i had it for a year and then moved onto more 'tough' stuff. I have just started taking it again as now have drug induced lupus and as yet can't say its working. I keep trying tho - and realise the only way to control this beastly.

     
  5. gilza Moderator

    Lupus is a systemic autoimmune disease that occurs when your body's immune system attacks your own tissues and organs. Homocysteine The Key to Heart Attack, Stroke, & Cancer What Are Cystine Stones? National Kidney Foundation Megaloblastic Anemia and Other Causes of Macrocytosis
     
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