Is plaquenil considered an immunosuppressant

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    Is plaquenil considered an immunosuppressant


    Plaquenil is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia.

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    Any one have any experience or info regarding pre-existing precancerous conditions and the effects of Plaquenil on the immune system. I see so much info on the net where some says that Plaquenil has very mild effect on immune system except for eye issues --- Other info says it is an immunosuppressant. The study is based on hydroxychloroquine sulfate the active ingredients of Plaquenil and Plaquenil the brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients e.g. generic drugs are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study. Hello everyone, New to the board. I have a question. Is Plaquenil considered to be an immunosuppressive medication or quality like. I'm on it, I know its an anti malarial, but want to check if its also considered an immunosuppressive.

    Plaquenil is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

    Is plaquenil considered an immunosuppressant

    Is plaquenil an immunosuppresant? Lupus Forums at The Lupus., Will you have Immunodeficiency disorders with Plaquenil.

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  3. My 7 year old daughter has been on Plaquenil for almost 2 years now. It is considered a disease modifying drug, but not an immunosuppressant. My daughter has never complained of fatigue or stiffness, but that might be because we caught the disease early on, and the medication has prevented it from the start.

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    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. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is considered an older DMARD disease modifying anti-rheumatic drug. Plaquenil was actually first classified as an antimalarial drug, but it is also used to treat certain rheumatic and autoimmune conditions which are unrelated to malaria. Immunosuppressant drugs are a class of drugs that suppress, or reduce, the strength of the body’s immune system. Some of these drugs are used to make the body less likely to reject a.

     
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    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. Chloroquine - FDA prescribing information, side effects and uses Targeting endosomal acidification by chloroquine analogs as a. Chloroquine inhibits autophagic flux by decreasing.
     
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    How to Succeed in Plaquenil Screenings How to Succeed in Plaquenil Screenings The spectrum of OCT findings associated with the medication can make incorporating the 2016 guidelines harder than you think. Here’s help. By Marlon Demeritt, OD, Sherrol Reynolds, OD, Diana Shechtman, OD, and Jennifer Davidson, OD

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