Treating psoriatic arthritis with plaquenil

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    Treating psoriatic arthritis with plaquenil


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    Plaquenil is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration FDA in 1955. Plaquenil is sometimes prescribed to treat inflammation in people with psoriatic arthritis. Plaquenil is also known by its drug name, Hydroxychloroquine. Originally posted by joannapw ** Has anyone had experience with Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine as treatment for psoriatic arthritis?I am new to this struggle and my MD is trying to be rather conservative because severe hypothyroidism is complicating my symptoms. Interest in hydroxychloroquine treatment of psoriatic arthritis has been revived because of recent series found no exacerbation of psoriatic skin lesions in 50 psoriatic arthropathy patients treated with hydroxychloroquine. A psoriatic arthropathy patient whose skin lesions were markedly exacerbated by hydroxychloroquine is reported.

    Doctors will recommend treatments based on the type of psoriatic arthritis, its severity and your reaction to treatment. Treatment for psoriatic arthritis can relieve pain, reduce swelling, help keep joints working properly and possibly prevent further joint damage.

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  6. Psoriatic arthritis treatment has come a long way since doctors first recognized the condition in the 1950s. These days, your doctor can help you figure out how to ease symptoms and prevent joint.

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    Now I take 2.5 mg daily and 200 mg Plaquenil daily. Flares happen a few times a year at which time I take a second dose of each medication. I have not found any posts about people on these medications for psoriatic arthritis. They have served me well. I should add that I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia years prior to the psoriatic arthritis. I, too, have PSA and the spondylitis type. I am currently on Plaquenil for the PSA as it works for my fingers and have been on Sulfasalazine for three weeks and am up to the 2 pills twice a day for the last few days for my SI joint. I work full time and try to get up and walk around or do something physical at least every two hours or I lock up and its ridiculous. Treating Psoriatic Arthritis. Treatment for psoriatic arthritis can relieve pain, reduce swelling, help keep joints working properly and possibly prevent further joint damage. Doctors will recommend treatments based on the type of psoriatic arthritis, its severity and your reaction to treatment. Download the Treatment Comparison Chart

     
  7. seovit Well-Known Member

    Applies to hydroxychloroquine: oral tablet Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine (the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil) may cause some unwanted effects. Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate - Local Health RX Hydroxychloroquine Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term. Hydroxychloroquine Side-effects, uses, time to work
     
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    Correct diagnosis for a Plaquenil exam - American Academy of. Answer When billing Plaquenil examinations, or any other high risk medication exams, it is appropriate to bill the systemic disease or any ocular manifestations as the primary diagnosis since many payers may not reimburse for the high-risk medication diagnosis as a stand-alone diagnosis. Testing services performed should have the high-risk.

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  9. Battle New Member

    RA and Hydroxychloroquine How Effective is it for Rheumatoid. Does Hydroxychloroquine Have Side Effects? Like all medications, there is the risk of side effects. Fortunately, the problems seen by people taking this medication are usually very mild. Serious side effects are rare. Overall, most people who have any noticeable side effects from hydroxychloroquine experience diarrhea or nausea.

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