Hydroxychloroquine discoid lupus

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  1. botan444 New Member

    Hydroxychloroquine discoid lupus


    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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    Hydroxychloroquine was approved for use in the United States in 1994, and indications were later broadened and now include rheumatoid and psoriatic arthritis, discoid and systemic lupus erythematosus and prevention and treatment of malaria. Hi everyone, I have Ra and was diagnosed with discoid Lupus last summer. My rheumy juggled my meds and added hydroxychloroquine 200mg. Approx a month after starting this I noticed I was getting more sun sensitive and had a nasty flare which has taken most of the winter to calm down. Plaquenil is used to keep this autoimmune disease at a less active phase- it is not just for joint pains and discoid It helps to also keep the flares less severe - unsure how it works they just know that it does. My lupus affects major body systems and joint pains have not been a big problem for me but it keeps.

    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.

    Hydroxychloroquine discoid lupus

    UpToDate, Hydroxychloroquine ~ sun sensitivity? Hi everyone.

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  6. In 1956, the U. S. Food and Drug Administration approved HCQ for symptoms of lupus and rheumatoid arthritis, particularly skin inflammation, hair loss, mouth sores, fatigue, and joint pain. Dosing. Hydroxychloroquine is generally prescribed at a daily dose of 6.5 milligrams or less per kilogram of body weight.

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    Discoid lupus erythematosus DLE is a form of skin inflammation which occurs particularly on sun-exposed skin and can cause scarring. All forms of cutaneous lupus erythematosus are most common in women of childbearing age, which is important because some treatments, including thalidomide and acitretin, can cause birth defects, and hydroxychloroquine may cause damage to the eye or ear. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is a medication most known for its original purpose of treating or preventing malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Hydroxychloroquine is the drug of choice when a systemic agent is needed for discoid lupus erythematosus DLE. Chloroquine is second-line antimalarial therapy. Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine should not be used in combination due to the increased risk of ocular toxicity.

     
  7. Good Foo Well-Known Member

    This article focuses upon hydroxychloroquine retinopathy. Chloroquine was originally used as an anti-malarial therapeutic. Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses Plaquenil What You Need to Know - Kaleidoscope Fighting Lupus Plaquenil Side Effects on Your Eyes and Vision
     
  8. fluogeolo New Member

    Discoid Lupus Erythematosus DLE, Chronic Discoid Lupus Erythematosus. Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Discoid lupus erythematosus DLE is a form of chronic cutaneous lupus erythematosus CCLE. A diagnosis of discoid lupus erythematosus can be made with the characteristic clinical appearance and location of cutaneous lesions together with histopathologic confirmation. It is a photosensitive dermatosis, but there may not be a clear temporal

    PDF Successful treatment of discoid lupus erythematosus with chloroquine
     
  9. Masaco User

    Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Side Effects - Mayo Clinic Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects.

    The Risk of Retinal Toxicity with Plaquenil