Can plaquenil cause psoriasis

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  1. boolevar Moderator

    Can plaquenil cause psoriasis


    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.

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    Psoriasis is a complex autoimmune skin condition that affects up to 11 percent of adults.1 Symptoms include patches of skin that are dry, sore, itchy, red, and inflamed. Sometimes it also affects the nails and joints. There are two main components that cause and worsen psoriasis. The first component is your genes. If it made your psoriasis worse, did your psoriasis get back to its pre-Plaquenil state after you stopped the Plaquenil? I'm considering Plaquenil for my next drug to try. I have PsA but also have Sjogren's Syndrome, and Plaquenil works well for many with Sjogren's Syndrome. Note This document contains side effect information about hydroxychloroquine. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Plaquenil. For the Consumer. Applies to hydroxychloroquine oral tablet. Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil may cause some unwanted effects.

    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.

    Can plaquenil cause psoriasis

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  5. In people with skin symptoms of psoriasis, Plaquenil can trigger severe flare-ups. Other side effects from Plaquenil are rare, but may include nausea, stomach cramps, dizziness, headaches, and diarrhea. These side effects often decrease over time. Plaquenil can cause serious eye problems, especially if taken at high doses or for longer than five years.

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    Before using Plaquenil, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs, or if you have psoriasis, porphyria, liver disease, alcoholism, or glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase G-6-PD deficiency. Take Plaquenil for the full prescribed length of time for malaria. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared. This is a case where Plaquenil likely triggered new-onset psoriasis in a patient who was genetically susceptible. There are several other drugs that would likely be beneficial for both diseases by virtue of their anti-inflammatory or immunosuppressive effects, namely, acitretin Soriatane. Inverse psoriasis causes smooth patches of red, inflamed skin that worsen with friction and sweating. Fungal infections may trigger this type of psoriasis. Pustular psoriasis. This uncommon form of psoriasis can occur in widespread patches generalized pustular psoriasis or in smaller areas on your hands, feet or fingertips.

     
  6. Franck User

    500 mg chloroquine phosphate (300 mg base) orally on the same day each week Comments: -If possible, suppressive therapy should start 2 weeks prior to exposure; if unable to start 2 weeks before exposure, an initial loading dose of 1 g chloroquine phosphate (600 mg base) may be taken orally in 2 divided doses, 6 hours apart. Chloroquine Phosphate Tablets 500mg - Chloroquine Dosage Guide with Precautions - Chloroquine Phosphate - WebMD
     
  7. Sakhnovskaja New Member

    The resource you are looking for (or one of its dependencies) could have been removed, had its name changed, or is temporarily unavailable. Hydroxychloroquine Side Effects, Dosage, Uses, and More Taking Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate - Sanofi
     
  8. Akakiu Guest

    Plaquenil and loss of appetite - Lupus - MedHelp Yes, Plaquenil causes both weight loss and loss of appetite. Hence, if the loss of appetite and weight loss started after you started on this drug, then yes, it could be due to Plaquenil. However, if you had loss of appetite and weight loss before your started this drug, then the drug can aggravate the process.

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  9. ostanin Moderator

    Pause the Plaquenil? Patients who present with Plaquenil toxicity typically exhibit depigmentation that is located circumferentially around the macula, giving it a “bull’s eye” pattern. Consequently, this clinical finding is often termed bull’s eye maculopathy.

    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Toxicity and Recommendations.