Plaquenil and other medications

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  1. Mr. Djeck User

    Plaquenil and other medications


    Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

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    The alternative to Plaquenil is a slightly different anti malarial called Quinacrine. Plaquenil replaced Quinacrine formerly called Atabrine for anti malarial prophylaxis so now the Quinacrine has to be made up into pills or gel capsules by a compounding pharmacy. If you google you will find details of compounding pharmacies. Plaquenil may interact with acetaminophen, cancer medications, tuberculosis medications, birth control pills or hormone replacement therapy, arthritis medications, ACE inhibitors, antibiotics, antifungals, cholesterol medications, HIV/AIDS medications, NSAIDs non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine belongs to a group of medications known as anti-inflammatories and antimalarials. It is used alone or in combination with other anti-arthritic medications to treat rheumatoid arthritis. It helps to reduce pain, stiffness, and swelling in joints.

    Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. Hydroxychloroquine is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus.

    Plaquenil and other medications

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    Hydroxychloroquine oral tablet can interact with other medications, vitamins, or herbs you may be taking. An interaction is when a substance changes the way a drug works. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is an effective medication for autoimmune conditions and malaria that comes with less side effects than other DMARDs. You will likely have to take additional medications to keep your rheumatoid arthritis in control. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of drugs called antimalarials. It is used to prevent and treat acute attacks of malaria. It is also used to treat discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis in patients whose symptoms have not improved with other treatments.

     
  6. yourich New Member

    Chloroquine has long been used in the treatment or prevention of malaria from Plasmodium vivax, P. malariae, excluding the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum, for it started to develop widespread resistance to it. Medicines for the Prevention of Malaria While Traveling. Chloroquine - FDA prescribing information, side effects. Chloroquine - FDA prescribing information, side effects and uses
     
  7. innov Guest

    Hydroxychloroquine, sold under the brand name Plaquenil (Sanofi-Aventis), is an antimalarial drug that has gained widespread use in treating various autoimmune diseases, including systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. Plaquenil Side Effects on Your Eyes and Vision Will you have Glaucoma with Plaquenil - eHealthMe New Plaquenil Guidelines
     
  8. flashpleer Well-Known Member

    If you are allergic to sulfa drugs does this mean you can't. Sep 02, 2009 I have been allergic to sulfa meds for over 30 years. I have been taking plaquenil for about 8 years with no problems. However, I was givin the generic Plaquenil at first, and I did have a reaction to that - until now I didn't reliese was the same as my sulfa reaction.

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  9. romanleo Guest

    Chloroquine May Temper Immune Activation - TAG HIV Basic Science. In terms of the mechanism of action, the authors of the new paper note that chloroquine is known to inhibit signaling via several immune system proteins called toll-like receptors TLR3, TLR7, TLR8, and TLR9 and they state that “it is plausible that suppression of intracellular TLR signaling resulted in the decrease in CD38+ HLA–DR+ CD8 T.

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