Sulfasalazine vs hydroxychloroquine

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  1. b-o-n-y Guest

    Sulfasalazine vs hydroxychloroquine


    Please review the following URL and make sure that it is spelled correctly. Hi everyone, My Rheumatologist told me he has to take me off of Prednisone and wants to start me on another RX. My choices are Methotrexate, Plaquenil or Sulfasalzine (Azulfidine).

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    Early, aggressive disease management is critical for halting disease progression and joint destruction in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Combination therapy with at least two disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs, such as methotrexate MTX, sulfasalazine, or hydroxychloroquine, is often more effective than monotherapy in reducing disease activity. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine and Azulfidine EN-tabs sulfasalazine delayed release tablets are used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Plaquenil is also used to treat or prevent malaria, and to treat symptoms of discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. Azulfidine EN-tabs is also used to treat moderate to severe ulcerative colitis. Sulfasalazine is a type of drug known as a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARDmay be used on its own or with other drugs. Sulfasalazine changes the way your condition affects you, and reduces inflammation, pain and swelling in your joints.

    So, I guess my question is, between the two remaining choices, which would you all recommend? I researched them and determined Plaquenil would be my last choice, although it was his first, because I already have lattice degeneration of the retina in both eyes and one of the potential side effects is retinal problems.

    Sulfasalazine vs hydroxychloroquine

    Methotrexate, Plaquenil or Sulfasalazine Azulfidine., Plaquenil vs. Azulfidine Prescription Treatment for.

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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is a drug that is classified as an anti-malarial drug. 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. Hydroxychloroquine plaquenil and sulfasalazine azulfidine are used for mild rheumatoid arthritis. they are not as powerful as other disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs, but they usually cause fe Compare Sulfasalazine head-to-head with other drugs for uses, ratings, cost, side effects, interactions and more. Sulfasalazine rated 5.7/10 in overall patient satisfaction. Sulfasalazine Compared to Alternatives -

     
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