Alternative to plaquenil for sjogren's

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  1. watt87 Moderator

    Alternative to plaquenil for sjogren's


    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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    WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of Sjogren's syndrome, a condition in which your eyes, mouth, and other parts of your body get dried out. Importance Primary Sjögren syndrome is a systemic autoimmune disease characterized by mouth and eye dryness, pain, and fatigue. Hydroxychloroquine is the most frequently prescribed immunosuppressant for the syndrome. It seems to help me similar to plaquenil. The funny thing is, that at one point I was on low doses of both at the same time and they didn’t help. I switched doctors and he put me on a higher dose of only plaquenil and I improved immediately. When I stopped plaquenil I went without anything for a few months and started to go down hill.

    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.

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  4. My rheumy has just prescribed Plaquenil for my SS. Reading the warnings, I see that there is concern about effects on the eyes retinas. I am very concerned about this and am wondering if anyone out there has been put on an alternative drug to treat their SS. I have several issues with my.

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    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. It's used to treat and prevent malaria infection, and to reduce symptoms and progression of autoimmune diseases such as. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, a drug designed to treat malaria, is often helpful in treating Sjogren's syndrome. Drugs that suppress the immune system, such as methotrexate Trexall, also might be prescribed. Compare Plaquenil head-to-head with other drugs for uses, ratings, cost, side effects, interactions and more. Plaquenil rated 6.8/10 in overall patient satisfaction. Plaquenil Compared to Alternatives -

     
  5. fusion2004 Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine is widely used in the treatment of post-Lyme arthritis. Chloroquine Aralen - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions. Are quinolones are fluoroquinolones the same? Yahoo Answers Quinine - an overview ScienceDirect Topics
     
  6. Viktor8636 New Member

    Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine Toxicity Practice. Mar 15, 2019 Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine belong to the quinolone family. They are related drugs with similar clinical indications for use and similar manifestations of retinal toxicity, although their therapeutic and toxic doses differ.

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  7. gloveorg Guest

    Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate Tablet - Uses, Side-effects, Reviews, and. If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate Tablet medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery.

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