Does plaquenil have life long effects

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  1. Severin New Member

    Does plaquenil have life long effects


    Am very deflated as feel have come to stand still in my progression in fact have gone back somewhat (probably have done too much over the festive!! Am trying to be positive and keep telling myself I WILL get back to near as normal as possible. Can anyone assure me that YES the Lupus drug will kick in and I will be able to control my life again.

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    Plaquenil’s long half-life in the body can cause irreversible and progressive damage, Dr. Fung said. Similarly, one study reported that 16 women who’d taken hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine, or a combination of the agents, showed no improvement seven years after stopping drug therapy, and progression occurred in six of the cases. 2 What are the side effects of Plaquenil? The most common side effects are diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, headache, dizziness, skin rash or black spots when you look at things. Most side effects will go away when your body gets used to the medicine. Tell your doctor if you have these side effects. A lower dose may stop them. Plaquenil is associated with potential side effects, one of which is particularly worrisome to people who have been prescribed the drug. Safe use helps to minimize undesirable side effects. Although Plaquenil is an older drug, it is still available and prescribed to some people who have rheumatoid arthritis or certain other rheumatic diseases.

    Wishing you all a good New Year and a Healthy one Kelpie21Took me a couple of weeks... I want to get back to work, exercise and enjoying normal day to day things such as being able to chopping onions, going for a drive and shopping!!!!!

    Does plaquenil have life long effects

    Protecting your eyesight when taking Plaquenil Lupus Foundation of., Lupus Medicines Hydroxychloroquine - Brigham and Women's.

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  5. One of the reasons that physicians feel comfortable in prescribing Plaquenil is its low risk to benefit ratio. This means that the side effects of Plaquenil are mild and infrequent compared with its potential benefits. As with any medication, allergic reactions including skin rashes and non-allergic reactions can occur.

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    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. Hydroxychloroquine is widely used in the treatment of post-Lyme arthritis. It may have both an anti-spirochaete activity and an anti-inflammatory activity, similar to the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Adverse effects. The most common adverse effects are a mild nausea and occasional stomach cramps with mild diarrhea. The most serious. Hearing problems, such as ringing or ticking in the ears, or hearing changes Plaquenil may have toxic effects on your inner ear Loss of balance, coordination, room spinning, or other vertigo.

     
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    This article focuses upon hydroxychloroquine retinopathy. Chloroquine was originally used as an anti-malarial therapeutic. Despite Plaquenil dosing recommendations, retinal toxicity. Plaquenil Toxicity - Cataract Surgery Louisville KY Bennett. Conditions Plaquenil-related Eye Problems Eugene Eye Care
     
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    Systemic Lupus Erythematosus SLE - Musculoskeletal and. Systemic lupus erythematosus is a chronic, multisystem, inflammatory disorder of autoimmune etiology, occurring predominantly in young women. Common manifestations may include arthralgias and arthritis, Raynaud syndrome, malar and other rashes, pleuritis or pericarditis, renal or central nervous system involvement, and hematologic cytopenias.

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