Is plaquenil an immunosuppressant

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    Is plaquenil an immunosuppressant


    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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    Sep 15, 2009 From a technical point of view plaquenil is an immunosuppressant, however, from a medical point of view it is definitely NOT considered as one as its action is so light as to be insignificant in that respect. Any experienced lupus doctor would never describe plaquenil as an immunosuppressant. Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. It's used to treat and prevent malaria infection, and to reduce symptoms and progression of autoimmune diseases such as. Immunodeficiency disorders is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Enbrel, and have Mixed connective tissue disease.

    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 plaquenil an immunosuppressant

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    Lupus nephritis is successfully treated with immunosuppressive drugs and glucocorticoids. The benefits of these lupus treatments are well known with well-documented improved renal survival and function as well as reduced mortality with treatment 2 – 4. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is the most commonly prescribed because it is generally believed to cause fewer side effects; chloroquine Aralen has a reputation for more serious side effects, but it may be prescribed in situations where hydroxychloroquine cannot be used. Although severe vasculitis from Sjögren’s may require hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, oral corticosteroids and immunosuppressive medications, milder forms can be managed with simple conservative measures.

     
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    About 1 in 5 of people with rheumatoid arthritis get rheumatoid nodules. Plaquenil and Sun Sensitivity - Reviews Photosensitivity diseases a review of sun-exposed skin rashes Rashes, Skin Care and Cutaneous Lupus What You Should Know
     
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    Chloroquine - FDA prescribing information, side effects and uses Oct 01, 2018 Mechanism of Action Chloroquine, a 4-aminoquinoline, is an anti-protozoal agent. The precise mechanism by which Chloroquine exhibits activity is not known. Chloroquine, may exert its effect against Plasmodium species by concentrating in the acid vesicles of the parasite and by inhibiting polymerization of heme.

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