Plaquenil for autoimmune disorders

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  1. Remoneyru Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil for autoimmune disorders


    We were much later told that the Plaquenil had "lowered his tolerance to infection, as it is also an immuno-suppressant." In essence, the medicine allowed the viral infection to cross the barrier between his brain and blood/lungs. His/our question is as to whether he can or should EVER go back on the medication and risk exposure to further illnesses if it is true that Plaquenil or the generic for is, in fact, an immuno-suppressant and presents a serious health risk for him?

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    I have been on Plaquenil for 4 years now, with the initial side effects a little stomach upset-take w/food having worn off in about 2 weeks, without that horrible pain or need for a dose increase. The only thing I need to do with Plaquenil is an eye exam every 6 months.check for changes in vision. Hydroxychloroquine HCQ is by far the most frequently used antimalarial for the management of Systemic Autoimmune Diseases. It has immunomodulatory, hypolipidemic, hypoglycemic and antithrombotic properties and it diminishes the risk of malignancies. Dear Dr. Aviva, Given I am 56 and have Hashimoto's - an autoimmune condition - am I at higher risk - for getting COVID-19? Should those of us with autoimmune conditions consider that to be an “underlying condition” that puts one at higher risk of having a more severe reaction if infected with the coronavirus. Thank you so much for

    We've been told that his 'count' (900 cells per 1,000) was the highest infection level in the spinal fluid that the doctors had ever seen. All the patients they'd encountered w/lower levels had died. (He was never told of that risk when he was put on the medication.) Added : What I failed to mention (above) is that he almost died in April when this happened.

    Plaquenil for autoimmune disorders

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    Hydroxychloroquine also known by its popular brand name Plaquenil is an oral medication that is commonly used to treat a variety of autoimmune diseases including systemic lupus, dermatomyositis, rheumatoid arthritis, Sjogren’s and many other conditions as well. In the field of hair loss, conditions such as lichen planopilaris, frontal fibrosing alopecia and discoid lupus are frequently treated with hydroxychloroquine. A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including rash, itching/swelling especially of the face/tongue/throat, dizziness, trouble breathing. Feb 19, 2020 Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial medication used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites, which enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Plaquenil is also used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. Plaquenil is available in generic form.

     
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    Hydroxychloroquine is widely used in the treatment of post-Lyme arthritis. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine – New Warnings Mefloquine - Wikipedia Lupus Medicines Hydroxychloroquine - Brigham and Women's.
     
  9. KsanDra Well-Known Member

    Limited scleroderma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic Like other unusual and complex autoimmune disorders, limited scleroderma can be difficult to diagnose. Signs and symptoms vary widely and often resemble those of other diseases. The diagnosis of limited scleroderma is generally made based on your signs and symptoms.

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