Plaquenil and scleroderma

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  1. Alex_K Moderator

    Plaquenil and scleroderma

    It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability.

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    DMARDs are Disease-Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs used for a variety of conditions from Irritable Bowel Disease to scleroderma. DMARDs include immunosuppressants, antimalarial drugs, anti-inflammatory metals, and biologic agents. Immunosuppressants fall under a category of drugs referred to as DMARDs Disease-Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs. Systemic scleroderma is the most serious form of the disease, can affect the skin, muscles, joints, blood vessels, lungs, kidneys, heart and other organs. There are two major forms of systemic scleroderma limited cutaneous systemic sclerosis formerly called CREST syndrome and diffuse cutaneous systemic scleroderma. The type of scleroderma that affects internal organs usually worsens with time. Medications. There is no medication that can cure or stop the overproduction of collagen that is characteristic of scleroderma. But a variety of medications can help control scleroderma symptoms and prevent complications.

    Today, it is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, some symptoms of lupus, childhood arthritis (or juvenile idiopathic arthritis) and other autoimmune diseases. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria.

    Plaquenil and scleroderma

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  3. Plaquenil Fatigue, joint pain Mild mostly GI symptoms, except for serious eye problems with chronic use at high dosages Antimalarial drug, frequently used to treat lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. Limited research on specific effectiveness in scleroderma. Imatinib mesylate Gleevec Skin fibrosis, pulmonary Moderate Anti-cancer drug.

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    Oct 09, 2015 Plus there is a scleroderma specialist in my city so I would be dumb not to visit with him. Did anyone become nauseous/tired or vomit on the two drugs? Elsa, it is your health and if your not comfortable with your doctors reasoning then you should def. go see a scleroderma specialists if you can or a rheumatologist. I have another question. My derm. I take Plaquenil for MCTD and it really helps my joint pain but it doesn't do anything for the more scleroderma - like features like Raynauds and GI issues, and It will not help Scleroderma lung problems. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. 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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    You can stop both meds abruptly if that is what you want - there is no need to wean . It is likely you will experience some form of pain and weaning at least your nabumetone may help to deal with this. Taking Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis Hydroxychloroquine MedlinePlus Drug Information Let me tell you what weaning down from Plaquenil is like.
  5. hochu-sebe New Member

    PLAQUENIL HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE SULFATE TABLETS, USP DESCRIPTION Is not known. Hydroxychloroquine, like chloroquine, is a weak base and may exert its effect by concentrating in the acid vesicles of the parasite and by inhibiting polymerization of heme. It can also inhibit certain enzymes by its interaction with DNA. Activity in vitro and in Clinical Infections Hydroxychloroquine is active against the erythrocytic

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    Quinine Sulfate and Chloroquine Phosphate REEF2REEF. Apr 21, 2018 Hi Randy! Long time no speak. Hope things are well with you! Got a question and hopefully I can pull some wisdom out of you Can Quinine Sulfate and Chloroquine Phosphate be used together and would it have any detrimental effect on fishes Tangs/Angels? Thanks in advance!

    Comparative study of chloroquine and quinine on malaria.