What is plaquenil medication used for

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    What is plaquenil medication used for


    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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    Plaquenil is prescribed for the treatment or prevention of malaria. It is also prescribed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and the side effects of lupus such as hair loss, joint pain, and more. Side effects, drug interactions, pregnancy safety information, and dosage information should be reviewed prior to taking this medication. Plaquenil may be used for any of the following conditions Rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is a form of arthritis with inflammation of the joints, characterised by stiffness, swelling and pain. Plaquenil may be used for short or long-term rheumatoid arthritis treatment. HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus is also used to treat malaria. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of generic Plaquenil is around $20.41, 88% off the average retail price of $177.73.

    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.

    What is plaquenil medication used for

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  5. 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.

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    Hydroxychloroquine is a one of a number of drugs which have been used for many years in the treatment of malaria. Fortunately, it was discovered these drugs often are helpful in the treatment of various rheumatic diseases, particularly systemic lupus erythematosus SLE or "Lupus" and rheumatoid arthritis. Drugs which may interact with Plaquenil include antacids. botulinum toxins. digoxin. kaolin. magnesium trisilicate. methotrexate. metoprolol. penicillamine. Hydroxychloroquine HCQ, sold under the brand name Plaquenil among others, is a medication used for the prevention and treatment of certain types of malaria. Specifically it is used for chloroquine -sensitive malaria. Other uses include treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and porphyria cutanea tarda.

     
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    Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Leucovorin - Chemotheray Drugs - Chemocare Hydroxychloroquine in Treating Patients With Solid Tumors. How Chemotherapy Helps Fight Lupus and Other Autoimmune Diseases
     
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    Hydroxychloroquine Side-effects, uses, time to work Hydroxychloroquine is a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD used for rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. Learn how long it takes, risks and side-effects.

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