Symptoms of hydroxychloroquine toxicity

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  1. galkac New Member

    Symptoms of hydroxychloroquine toxicity


    Plaquenil is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia.

    Oct images of plaquenil toxicity Cellcept prednisone and plaquenil for rheumatoid arthritis

    Aug 29, 2014 In Sjögren’s, Plaquenil is used to treat many symptoms of Sjögren’s including fatigue, joint symptoms of arthritis and arthralgias joint pain, dry mouth and dry eyes. Similar to its use in systemic lupus erythematosus, many clinicians feel that it is useful in reducing general Sjögren’s “disease activity.” If you are taking hydroxychloroquine for symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, your symptoms should improve within 6 months. If your rheumatoid arthritis symptoms do not improve, or if they worsen, stop taking the drug and call your doctor. Once you and your doctor are sure the drug works for you. Common, nonocular, side effects of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine include pruritus, headaches, dizziness, and gastrointestinal upset. Less frequent side effects include discoloration of the oral cavity, nails, skin and hair and rash.

    Plaquenil is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

    Symptoms of hydroxychloroquine toxicity

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    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. It's used to treat and prevent malaria infection, and to reduce symptoms and progression of autoimmune diseases such as. Hydroxychloroquine is a well tolerated medication for various rheumatologic and dermatologic conditions. Its main side effects are gastrointestinal upset, skin rash, headache, and ocular toxicity. Within the eye, hydroxychloroquine negatively impacts the cornea, ciliary body, and retina. Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine belong to the quinolone family. They are related drugs with similar clinical indications for use and similar manifestations of retinal toxicity, although their therapeutic and toxic doses differ.

     
  7. WorkNets New Member

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  8. mestr Well-Known Member

    Joint damage worries and aching hands are no fun, and if you’re experiencing those kinds of problems because of rheumatoid arthritis you may have options that can help you feel better. Hydroxychloroquine MedlinePlus Drug Information Hydroxychloroquine Side Effects, Dosage, Uses, and More Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Description and Brand.
     
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