Can i take plaquenil for discoid lupus flare

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    Can i take plaquenil for discoid lupus flare


    My sister-in-law, who is a doctor, told me that they are treating corona patients with plaquenil. I'm not saying it protects you all the way, but it seems to be effective enough to be implemented in hospitals here. I really, truly believe that that won't happen.

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    Feb 09, 2012 Plaquenil is an anti-malarial drug and is pretty standard treatment for any Lupus patient. What it does for me is to help more with the internal symptoms, such as the flu-like episodes, fever and chills, etc. that leave me bedridden. I have other medications to combat the joint pain and my other illnesses. Spanky2 Be aware that taking a new drug can also trigger a lupus flare. Always talk to your doctor before starting or stopping a medication, including herbal medicines and supplements. Talk to a lupus specialist about the drugs that may cause your condition to get worse. Drugs that are commonly known to cause lupus flares include Can I stop taking anti-malarials suddenly? Long-term anti-malarial use is normally safe. However, if you stop taking your anti-malarial drugs, you may experience a lupus flare. Potential added benefits of anti-malarial drugs. Anti-malarial drugs may have additional health benefits for some people.

    Most of the time, they let the virus run its course. It's a generic medicine, so it's easy for other companies to start producing it. Also, they're only using it for extreme cases.

    Can i take plaquenil for discoid lupus flare

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  5. User Reviews for Plaquenil to treat Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. The following information is NOT intended to endorse drugs or recommend therapy. While these reviews might be helpful, they are not a substitute for the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgement of healthcare practitioners in patient care.

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    I'm on a low dose- 200 mg/day, but see Dr end of this month. I'm thinking either Plaquenil will be upped and/or my Predisone. But the higher the steroid, the more trouble I have with diabetes and high blood pressure. Both by the way, came about when I had a huge flare in December. Plaquenil is the most common antimalarial drug given to treat lupus, and most physicians with experience in lupus agree that antimalarial treatments should be used long-term, year-after-year in all patients who can tolerate them. These medications may also prevent lupus from spreading to certain organs, such as the kidney and central nervous system your brain and spinal cord and may help to reduce flares by as much as 50%. Plaquenil and other anti-malarials are the key to controlling lupus long term, and some lupus patients may be on Plaquenil for the rest of their lives.

     
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    Malaria pill chloroquine tested as coronavirus treatment. The drug is chloroquine, a widely prescribed anti-malaria pill that was first approved in the US in 1949. Early laboratory research and anecdotal reports about using it for people with COVID-19.

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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil 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.

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