Does plaquenil reduce rheumatoid arthritis

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    Does plaquenil reduce rheumatoid arthritis


    I know I had never heard of it until my rheumatologist said that is what I have...along w/osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia. My blood tests are negative for RF but my CRP test was above normal. Ai Yi Yi Plaquenil reduces inflammation in many Rheumatic disorders, the mode of action is pretty complicated though so I shan't bore you with all the details, but basically it prevents your dendritic cells (these are messengers for your immune system, if you will) from interacting with your T-Cells (a special type of white blood cell which through a convoluted and boring process, causes inflammation when an infection is found, and these basically malfunction with inflammatory disorders). So, he started me on 400 mg of Plaquenil a day and he just upped it to 600 mg a day. As I said previously, my Rheumatologist now says it is inflammatory osteoarthrits. Why am I taking Plaquenil, which does help tremedously BTW, if I don't have RA or Lupus. This "dendritic deactivation" (I made that phrase up) helps reduce your immune system being silly and inflaming your joints.

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    Also called Plaquenil, hydroxychloroquine is a disease-modifying drug that can help decrease both the swelling and pain of rheumatoid arthritis. According to Rheumatology.org, there is not a clear reason why hydroxychloroquine is so effective in treating autoimmune diseases. Nov 28, 2010 Plaquenil reduces inflammation in many Rheumatic disorders, the mode of action is pretty complicated though so I shan't bore you with all the details, but basically it prevents your dendritic cells these are messengers for your immune system, if you will from interacting with your T-Cells. It belongs to a class of medications known as disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs DMARDs. It can reduce skin problems in lupus and prevent swelling/pain in arthritis, though it is not known.

    My sister was dx'd with Inflammatory Arthritis and Plaquenil sent her into remission some years ago now. I also take meds for high bp, asthma and high cholesterol.

    Does plaquenil reduce rheumatoid arthritis

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  5. Quinacrine Atabrine is another alternative, but it is prescribed less often because it can sometimes cause a yellow discoloration of the skin. It is sometimes given in addition to hydroxychloroquine if the patient does not respond to Plaquenil alone.

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    Rheumatoid arthritis; discoid and systemic lupus erythematosus SLE. Over the long term hydroxychloroquine can reduce pain, swelling and joint stiffness. If you have lupus, it may also improve the rash. It may be as long as 12 weeks before you notice the benefits. Hydroxychloroquine is often taken in combination with other drugs such as methotrexate. Hi everyone, I have fibro and RS and Sjoegren's. I have been on Plaquenil for a little over 2 months now. I can say that I am not having pain like I used to, and I am so grateful for that! The problem now is the undending fatigue! I don't know if this is just the RA in full swing, or if it is a side effect of the Plaquenil. Hydroxychloroquine brand namePlaquenil is a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD approved for adults with RA. It is often given in combination with methotrexate and sulfasalazine a treatment known as triple therapy, to help slow RA disease progression for patients who do not get relief from methotrexate therapy alone. 1,2

     
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    Immunosuppressants The Myositis Association 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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