Is hydroxychloroquine an immunosuppressant drug

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  1. terisaw Well-Known Member

    Is hydroxychloroquine an immunosuppressant drug


    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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    Description and Brand Names. Drug information provided by IBM Micromedex US Brand Name. Plaquenil; Descriptions. Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat malaria. It is also used to prevent malaria infection in areas or regions where it is known that other medicines eg, chloroquine may not work. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is an antimalarial drug that also has anti-inflammatory qualities and is used to treat certain autoimmune diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis and Sjögren’s disease. Hydroxychloroquine is take orally by mouth. Common side effects include vomiting, headache, changes in vision, and muscle weakness. The answer was that while Hydroxychloroquine, the generic name for Plaquenil and the tablet I take in the same dose as yourself i.e. 200mg a day at the moment, is a disease modifying drug and an anti-malarial, it is also a mild immunosuppressant too. So this could be why your immune system is so low at the moment.

    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.

    Is hydroxychloroquine an immunosuppressant drug

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  4. Answer Plaquenil, or hydroxychloroquine HCQ, is an anti-malarial medication that has been proven to be useful in the treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis RA, sys- temic lupus erythematosus SLE and other inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. In Sjögren’s syndrome, HCQ is believed to improve oral and ocular eye signs and.

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    Apr 29, 2019 Many of the drugs are immunosuppressants, or drugs that weaken your immune system. While the exact causes of sarcoidosis are not known, the inflammation that occurs is the result of the immune system going into overdrive. This is why many of the medications that are commonly prescribed for sarcoidosis are immunosuppressant drugs. Mar 17, 2019 Hydroxychloroquine is a quinoline medicine 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. ManagementCausesSymptomsPreventionRisksPrognosisSide effectsEpidemiologyInteractionsToxicityContraindicationsAdministrationMedical usesDiagnosisAdverse effectsResults

     
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    Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. How Lupus Affects the Muscles, Tendons and Joints Lupus. Plaquenil Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term - Immune & Autoimmune - Lupus Plaquenil - Can It Work Quickly?
     
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