Is hydroxychloroquine an immunosuppressant drug

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    Is hydroxychloroquine an immunosuppressant drug


    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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    Apr 29, 2019 Many of the drugs are immunosuppressants, or drugs that weaken your immune system. While the exact causes of sarcoidosis are not known, the inflammation that occurs is the result of the immune system going into overdrive. This is why many of the medications that are commonly prescribed for sarcoidosis are immunosuppressant drugs. PDR Drug Summaries are concise point-of-care prescribing, dosing and administering information to help phsyicans more efficiently and accurately prescribe in their practice PDR's drug summaries are available free of charge and serve as a great resource for US based MDs, DOs, NPs and PAs in patient practice Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria.

    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 hydroxychloroquine an immunosuppressant drug

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  7. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is an antimalarial drug that also has anti-inflammatory qualities and is used to treat certain autoimmune diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis and Sjögren’s disease. Hydroxychloroquine is take orally by mouth. Common side effects include vomiting, headache, changes in vision, and muscle weakness.

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    Aug 02, 2010 Plaquenil works by suppressing the immune system. Unfortunately you can't tell it to attack just the germs so you suppress all of its function to spare your healthy tissue- in your husband's case, his eyes, mouth, throat. NOTE Plaquinil and hydroxychloroquine are essentially the same drug. The same effects should be expected from both drugs. 2. Apr 10, 2019 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. IF Plaquinil hydroxychloroquine is an immunosuppressant, shouldn't doctors inform their patients about this as a 'potential' side effect prior to prescribing the drug? This is NOT a litigious query, but an honest question for future patients. My husband's a very intelligent man; he asks questions and talks with his doctors.

     
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    Toxic maculopathy is a form of retinal toxicity that is associated with antimalarial agents such as plaquenil and chloroquine. Photoreceptor inner segment ellipsoid band integrity on spectral domain. A Complete List of Ocular Diseases with Optical Coherence Tomography. So You Think Checking For Plaquenil Toxicity Will Not Make A Difference?
     
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    Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage. Stars. Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. It's used to treat and prevent malaria infection, and to reduce symptoms and progression of autoimmune diseases such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and others.

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