Is plaquenil an antibiotic

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  1. helenaom Well-Known Member

    Is plaquenil an antibiotic


    It may have both an anti-spirochaete activity and an anti-inflammatory activity, similar to the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. And caution is required if patients have certain heart conditions, diabetes, psoriasis etc.

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    Hydroxychloroquine is a prescription drug. It comes as an oral tablet. Hydroxychloroquine is available as the brand-name drug Plaquenil. It’s also available in a generic version. Damage to the retina, the light sensitive portion of the inner eye, can occur with long-term use of Plaquenil or chloroquine Aralen. With Plaquenil, however, the most commonly prescribed anti-malarial, this sort of damage occurs only in 1 out of 5,000 people who take the drug for five years or more. I take both minocycline and plaquenil. I tried weening myself off the plaquenil, but, couldn't take the pain. I've only been on the mino since February. But, so far I've had more good days than bad. And, that's a great thing. This time last year I believed my active days were over. I wasn't able to get out of bed for more than an hour at a time.

    For prolonged treatment of lupus or arthritis, adverse effects include the acute symptoms, plus altered eye pigmentation, acne, anaemia, bleaching of hair, blisters in mouth and eyes, blood disorders, convulsions, vision difficulties, diminished reflexes, emotional changes, excessive coloring of the skin, hearing loss, hives, itching, liver problems or liver failure, loss of hair, muscle paralysis, weakness or atrophy, nightmares, psoriasis, reading difficulties, tinnitus, skin inflammation and scaling, skin rash, vertigo, weight loss, and occasionally urinary incontinence. The most common adverse effects are a mild nausea and occasional stomach cramps with mild diarrhea. For short-term treatment of acute malaria, adverse effects can include abdominal cramps, diarrhea, heart problems, reduced appetite, headache, nausea and vomiting.

    Is plaquenil an antibiotic

    Plaquenil Reviews Everyday Health, Treating Lupus with Anti-Malarial Drugs Johns Hopkins Lupus Center

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    • Plaquenil Oral Interactions with Other Medication.
    • Minocycline and Plaquenil - Scleroderma - Inspire.
    • Hydroxychloroquine - Wikipedia.

    Medscape - Indication-specific dosing for Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine sulfate, frequency-based adverse effects, comprehensive interactions, contraindications, pregnancy & lactation schedules, and cost information. If you are taking Plaquenil to treat an inflammatory condition or malaria, you should be aware of the side effects that may occur to your eyes and vision. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is in a class of drugs called disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs, which are used to decrease inflammation, pain and joint damage. Plaquenil is not an antibiotic. Cleveland Clinic's quote is using the wrong word. It fights malaria and inflammation by actually interfering with the immune system's function at one junction.

     
  8. Flexy Guest

    Was told by the doctor that the med, should help me control the systemic arthrirts(Sjogren syndrome /lupus) after 4-6 months of using the med. I am on plaquenil but also experience some of the same things you do. Lupus remission Lupus Foundation of America How long taking Plaquenil before side effects DailyStrength Protecting your eyesight when taking Plaquenil Lupus.
     
  9. Kovich User

    Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Side Effects & Dosage for. How effective is Plaquenil for Inflammation by duration. Hydroxychloroquine Reviews Everyday Health
     
  10. IvanL2 Moderator

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  11. Himer Moderator

    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.

    Hydroxychloroquine By mouth - National Library of Medicine.