Plaquenil for discoid lupus

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    Plaquenil for discoid lupus


    DLE is more common and more severe in smokers compared to non-smokers. Smoking also reduces the effectiveness of antimalarials and other therapies.

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    Hydroxychloroquine is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. Important information. Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. I was diagnosed with Discoid lupus in 2009 and I began using Plaquenil once I stopped breastfeeding. Initially, the only difference I noticed was my hair stopped falling out. After taking Plaquenil for a less than a year my face and neck started turning black. My dermatologist is convinced that Plaquenil is the culprit and just recently. Discoid lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes a severe rash on the skin. It gets its name from the coin-shaped lesions it produces.

    Between 5% and 25% of patients with DLE develop SLE, in which there may be other forms of cutaneous lupus, and other organs may develop the disease. Most patients with DLE just have skin involvement (cutaneous LE).

    Plaquenil for discoid lupus

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  7. Hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine phosphate have shown beneficial effects in treating discoid lupus erythematosus DLE. Additionally, The antimalarial drugs may prevent the development of systemic lupus erythematosus SLE in patients with DLE, and they might decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease.

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    In 1941, discoid lupus patients were treated successfully with Atabrine, a compound developed in Germany in the 1920s. In the mid-1940s, both hydroxychloroquine HCQ and chloroquine CQ had been synthesized. In 1955 HCQ was shown to be effective for both systemic lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. Background. Hydroxychloroquine is widely used for the treatment of cutaneous lupus erythematosus CLE. Although new recommendations exist for hydroxychloroquine dosing, there is still uncertainty about the dosage that will elicit a satisfactory response in CLE while limiting adverse effects, specifically retinopathy. Plaquenil is effective for Lupus patients, as well as people with UCTD described to me by a rheumatologist as "Lupus-like" or "Lupus-lite" or "mild Lupus". So it's very possible to be on Plaquenil without having a formal Lupus diagnosis. To get a Lupus diganosis you need to have 4 or more of 11 Lupus criteria, within a 5 year period.

     
  8. Wolosatyj Well-Known Member

    If you're ordering an Rx, ask your prescriber to send the Rx via e-prescription, fax: 1-888-870-2808 or phone: 800-748-7001. PLAQUENIL Prescription Price Comparison Compare Drug. Plaquenil Shortage Leaves RA, Lupus Patients in Pain and Demandin Drugs That Cost a Lot Less Outside the U. S. HuffPost
     
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  10. Alex Morozov New Member

    Chloroquine - Wikipedia The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend against treatment of malaria with chloroquine alone due to more effective combinations. Amebiasis. In treatment of amoebic liver abscess, chloroquine may be used instead of or in addition to other medications in the event of failure of improvement with metronidazole or another.

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  11. Ssmaster Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Side Effects & Dosage for Malaria The recommended adult dose for rheumatoid arthritis is 400-600 mg daily for 4-12 weeks followed by 200-400 mg daily. Systemic lupus erythematosus is treated with 400 mg once or twice daily for several weeks then 200-400 mg daily. Hydroxychloroquine should be taken with food or milk in order to reduce stomach upset.

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