Is plaquenil a sulfa drug

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    Is plaquenil a sulfa drug


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    Someone who has a sulfa allergy can react to some medications that contain sulfa. Sulfonamide antibiotics that can cause a reaction. Antibiotics containing chemicals called sulfonamides can trigger a reaction if you have a sulfa allergy. These antibiotics include combination drugs Hydroxychloroquine sulfate Plaquenil is not a sulfa drug. That is a misconception. However, hydroxychloroquine can be associated with serious dermatological side effects including severe rashes and exacerbation of psoriasis. I did accidentally take a sulfa drug about 5 years ago and still had the horrible reaction so know I'm still allergic even while being on plaquenil. I also take meloxicam which is in the same family as celebrex and have no problem. I would definitely look for another opinion as plaquenil was a lifesave when I first was diagnosed and it has relatively low side effects.

    Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. Hydroxychloroquine is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus.

    Is plaquenil a sulfa drug

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    Sulfa is a term referring to a class of drugs, mostly antibiotics. Allergy sulfa drugs doesn't mean allergy to sulfur. Sulfur is not a commonly used medicine. Allergy sulfa drugs doesn't mean allergy to sulfur. Drugs & Supplements. Get information and reviews on prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and supplements. Search by name or medical condition. I have been allergic to sulfa meds for over 30 years. I have been taking plaquenil for about 8 years with no problems. However, I was givin the generic Plaquenil at first, and I did have a reaction to that - until now I didn't reliese was the same as my sulfa reaction.

     
  4. superdobriy New Member

    Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Plaquenil Uses, Dosage & Side Effects - Hydroxychloroquine Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term. Hydroxychloroquine ~ sun sensitivity? Hi everyone. - LUPUS UK
     
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    Chloroquine has long been used in the treatment or prevention of malaria from Plasmodium vivax, P. malariae, excluding the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum, for it started to develop widespread resistance to it. Safety Data Sheet - Pharmaceutical Chemistry Chloroquine diphosphate Autophagy Inhibitor MedChemExpress Chloroquine Diphosphate 50-63-5 東京化成工業株式会社
     
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    Treating Lupus with Anti-Malarial Drugs Johns Hopkins Lupus. 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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