Chloroquine lupus mechanism

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  1. jblack77 New Member

    Chloroquine lupus mechanism


    Chloroquine has been extensively used in mass drug administrations, which may have contributed to the emergence and spread of resistance. It is recommended to check if chloroquine is still effective in the region prior to using it.

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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, chloroquine Aralen, and quinacrine Atabrine are medications that were originally used to prevent or treat malaria. However, during World War II it was also found that these medications were effective in treating the symptoms of lupus. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil® is a 4-amino-quinoline antimalarial medication that is widely used to treat systemic lupus erythematosus SLE, rheumatoid arthritis, and related inflammatory and dermatological conditions. It is a hydroxylated version of chloroquine, with a similar mechanism of action. However, following an identical dose of. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Chloroquine Aralen Quinacrine Atabrine What are anti-malarial drugs, and why are they used to treat lupus? Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, chloroquine Aralen, and quinacrine Atabrine are medications that were originally used to prevent or treat malaria.

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend against treatment of malaria with chloroquine alone due to more effective combinations. In areas where resistance is present, other antimalarials, such as mefloquine or atovaquone, may be used instead.

    Chloroquine lupus mechanism

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  6. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is commonly used to help keep mild lupus-related problems, such as skin and joint disease, under control. This drug is also effective at preventing lupus flares.

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    Hydroxychloroquine is classified as an anti-malarial drug. It is similar to chloroquine and is useful in treating several forms of malaria as well as lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. Its mechanism of action is unknown. Malarial parasites invade human red blood cells. Recently, an altered chloroquine-transporter protein CG2 of the parasite has been related to chloroquine resistance, but other mechanisms of resistance also appear to be involved. Research on the mechanism of chloroquine and how the parasite has acquired chloroquine resistance is still ongoing, as other mechanisms of resistance are likely. Rheumatoid Arthritis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Mechanism of action The mechanisms underlying the anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory effects of PLAQUENIL are unknown. INDICATIONS AND USAGE. Malaria. PLAQUENIL is indicated for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria due to. P. falciparum, P. malariae, P. ovale, and. P. vivax.

     
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    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Plaquenil From Malaria Treatment to Managing Lupus, RA. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Side Effects & Dosage for Malaria Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis
     
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    Healthboards - Infectious Diseases - Lyme Disease Plaquenil Is it true that Plaquenil stays in your system for months after you discontinue using it? - I took it for a very short time, and I know it damaged my eyes, but everything I read says they have no proof of it hurting a persons eyes in a short amount of time. - Healthboards - Infectious Diseases - Lyme Disease Plaquenil

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  9. comerer Well-Known Member

    Chloroquine for influenza prevention a randomised, double. We searched PubMed from inception to March 7, 2011, with the terms “chloroquine” OR “hydroxychloroquine” AND “influenza” AND “prevention” OR “treatment”; no langauge restrictions were used. We identified no previous clinical trials of chloroquine in the prevention or treatment of influenza.

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