Skin changes with plaquenil

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  1. Frosia Well-Known Member

    Skin changes with plaquenil


    It's used to treat and prevent malaria infection, and to reduce symptoms and progression of autoimmune diseases such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and others. Malaria is spread by mosquitoes, which transmit the parasites that cause the infection, usually in tropical and subtropical parts of the world.

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    Apr 10, 2019 Stop taking Plaquenil and call your doctor at once if you have trouble focusing, if you see light streaks or flashes in your vision, or if you notice any swelling or color changes in your eyes. Before using Plaquenil, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs, or if you have psoriasis, porphyria, liver disease, alcoholism, or glucose-6. Jul 27, 2009 Connie, I have been on Plaquenil for about 5 years now and YEP - I have the "brown" skin discolorations on my face both cheeks and also my arms. It does get darker over the summer and if I stay at 400mg for a long time. Dec 25, 2011 Skin rashes and pigment change. Atabrine, specifically, can cause yellow pigmentation of skin. Sometimes Plaquenil can also deposit in the tissues of the body and cause the skin to take on a greenish tone. Dry skin Loss of appetite Abdominal bloating Upset stomach Stomach cramps

    For example, it may be combined with an antibiotic to treat chronic Q-fever, which humans usually catch from farm animals or raw milk. Plaquenil is used to treat other types of infections too.

    Skin changes with plaquenil

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  5. Feb 19, 2020 Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders Rash, pruritus, pigmentation disorders in skin and mucous membranes, hair color changes, alopecia. Dermatitis bullous eruptions including erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, and toxic epidermal necrolysis, drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms DRESS syndrome.

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    Your doctor may diagnose morphea by examining the affected skin and asking you about your signs and symptoms. He or she may take a small sample of the affected skin skin biopsy for examination in the laboratory. This may reveal changes in your skin, such as thickening of a protein collagen in the second layer of skin dermis. Aug 18, 2011 Answer. Plaquenil or hydroxychloroquine has been known to cause a darkened discoloration of skin and/or mucous membranes. This is considered an adverse reaction and should be discussed with your prescriber. It is important to evaluate this color change to make sure there is nothing else wrong. Hydroxychloroquine HCQ-associated hyperpigmentation is uncommon, with onset ranging from 3 months to 22 years following the initiation of therapy 1. A 32-year-old woman presented with a 1.5-year history of symmetric polyarthritis, positive rheumatoid factor, and anticyclic citrullinated peptide antibody, without erosive joint changes.

     
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    Hydroxychloroquine is used to prevent or treat malaria infections caused by mosquito bites. PLAQUENIL Dosage & Rx Info Uses, Side Effects Despite Plaquenil dosing recommendations, retinal toxicity. PLAQUENIL HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE SULFATE TABLETS, USP DESCRIPTION
     
  7. Aleksey I Well-Known Member

    Also known as: Plaquenil, Quineprox The following information is NOT intended to endorse any particular medication. If you've stopped taking plaquenil, did you start getting flares. Treating Lupus with Anti-Malarial Drugs Johns Hopkins Lupus Center Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is working. - YouTube
     
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    Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses What Is Plaquenil? Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial medication used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites, which enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Plaquenil is also used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. Plaquenil is available in generic form. What Are Side Effects of Plaquenil?

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  9. RGR Well-Known Member

    Taking Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis The usual starting dose of Plaquenil is 200 mg twice a day or 400 mg once a day, administered orally, in people weighing 80 kg or more.   The usual dosage works for most people who take Plaquenil, but it is possible to increase or decrease the dose based on individual needs. It's important to watch for possible side effects and toxicity.

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