Plaquenil and arthritis

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  1. pavelkolodin XenForo Moderator

    Plaquenil and arthritis


    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its recommendations for people who are at higher risk for complications from COVID-19 -- including people over 60 and those with severe chronic medical conditions -- to "stay at home as much as possible" and "avoid crowds." According to the CDC website, "Older adults and people who have severe chronic medical conditions like heart, lung or kidney disease seem to be at higher risk for more serious COVID-19 illness. We asked Michael George, MD, a rheumatologist and epidemiologist who studies infections in patients with autoimmune disease, who should follow this new guidance. “The more at risk you are, the more you should consider this recommendation.” He says this new guidance particularly applies to those with more severe disease or who have been hospitalized in the past with a respiratory infection or have interstitial lung disease, COPD or asthma, for example.

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    Hydroxychloroquine, sold under the brand name Plaqueniland also used to treat arthritis and other ailments — was determined to be effective in killing the deadly bug in laboratory experiments, Forbes reported, citing findings published March 9 in the Clinical Infectious Diseases journal. Hydroxychloroquine is commonly used alongside other disease-modifying drugs including methotrexate – especially for rheumatoid arthritis. However, some drugs can interact with hydroxychloroquine. Indigestion remedies for example, antacids including some over-the-counter preparations can stop hydroxychloroquine being absorbed. Nov 28, 2010 Plaquenil reduces inflammation in many Rheumatic disorders, the mode of action is pretty complicated though so I shan't bore you with all the details, but basically it prevents your dendritic cells these are messengers for your immune system, if you will from interacting with your T-Cells a special type of white blood cell which through a convoluted and boring process, causes inflammation.

    (See below for more details on risk factors.) People with osteoarthritis, or non-autoimmune types of arthritis, who have risk factors, such as age (over 60 years) or severe underlying medical condition should follow the CDC guidance on crowd avoidance, too. George adds, “everyone should follow the general precautions,” such as handwashing, not touching your face, eyes, nose or mouth. Those with more mild disease may want to ask their doctor for guidance.

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  6. 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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    Hydroxychloroquine HCQ, sold under the brand name Plaquenil among others, is a medication used for the prevention and treatment of certain types of malaria. Specifically it is used for chloroquine-sensitive malaria. Other uses include treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and porphyria cutanea tarda. It is taken by mouth. Arthritis Foundation National Advocacy Board member and psoriatic arthritis warrior, Kevin Brennan wrote an article published in the Washington Post and was also featured in an interview on NPR’s All Things Considered, to raise awareness about those living with immunosuppression and the coronavirus – COVID-19. According to the American College of Rheumatology, hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, is a “disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD,” meaning that it helps reduce the pain and swelling that come with arthritis. It can also reduce the incidence of joint damage, thus lessening the risk of developing a long-term disability from complications of RA.

     
  7. Suppression: 400 mg (310 mg base) orally on the same day every week Comments: -Suppressive therapy should begin 2 weeks prior to exposure; however, failing this, an initial dose of 800 mg (620 mg base) may be taken in 2 divided doses (6 hours apart). Hydroxychloroquine Professional Patient Advice - Hydroxychloroquine Oral Tablet 200Mg Drug Medication. Hydroxychloroquine 200 mg Tablets Generic Plaquenil
     
  8. Himera Well-Known Member

    ; it inhibits DNA and RNA biosynthesis and produces rapid degradation of ribosomes and dissimilation of ribosomal RNA. Chloroquine - Wikipedia Chloroquine phosphate C18H32ClN3O8P2 - PubChem Chloroquine Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions.
     
  9. Ljv Guest

    Let me tell you what weaning down from Plaquenil is like. Anita, I also can tell a difference within three or four days if I haven't had my Plaquenil. I have to say that I'm taking offense to you saying "Maybe it's a placebo effect." C'mon! It's hard enough to get people outside of the Sjogren's community to believe what we say. It's insulting to have to prove this to one of our own.

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  10. DimCorso New Member

    Hydroxychloroquine Oral Interactions with Other Medication Does Hydroxychloroquine SULFATE Interact with other Medications? Severe Interactions. These medications are not usually taken together. Consult your healthcare professional e.g. doctor or.

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