Plaquenil

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What is Plaquenil?

Plaquenil 200 mg Tab
Drug Name: HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE-ORAL
Other Brand Names: Plaquenil
Uses: Hydroxychloroquine is used to prevent or treat malaria infections caused by mosquito bites. It does not work against certain types of malaria (chloroquine-resistant). The United States Center for Disease Control provides updated guidelines and travel recommendations for the prevention and treatment of malaria in different parts of the world. Discuss the most recent information with your doctor before traveling to areas where malaria occurs. This medication is also used, usually with other medications, to treat certain auto-immune diseases (lupus, rheumatoid arthritis) when other medications have not worked or cannot be used. It belongs to a class of medications known as disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs). It can reduce skin problems in lupus and prevent swelling/pain in arthritis, though it is not known exactly how the drug works.
Posts on Plaquenil (30)
In December I suddenly developed a dark circular spot in my visual field. This spot was in ...
I was given Plaquenil. And of course, I always research any medication before I take it. ...
Anyone with sjogrens on plaquenil? Please share all the good bad and ugly: side effects,...
This may not be a worry for anyone here but it may, especially if they use generic drugs. ...
So, when should I consider the pleurisy a PROBLEM and go to the doc? Because I just had my...
Okay, so I have been taking Plaquenil since May 1st. So that's what, 25 days? Ever since ...
Today the Rheum at Mayo called to say that based on my blood test, I have Sjogren's syndrom...
first off I have lupus, and i stopped taking my meds a month b4 October and i really dont t...
I have recently been diagnosed with Plaquenil Toxicity and told there is no reversal of sym...
Hey everyone- Recently diagnosed with RA, after an RSD/ CRPS diagnosis, and also currently...
Journals about Plaquenil(7)
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by CATiAM, Apr 08, 2011 - 1 Comment
November 2010. Primary Sjogren's syndrome. Years of chronic fatigue, a joint ...
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by Missy52987, May 12, 2010 - 1 Comment
So I've tried the brand name plaquenil and so far the results aren't so grea...
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by Missy52987, May 04, 2010 - 1 Comment
So going off Plaquenil should have been fairly straight forward, right? I was "n...
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