Plaquenil long term use side effects

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  1. Bozz Moderator

    Plaquenil long term use side effects


    It's used to treat and prevent malaria infection, and to reduce symptoms and progression of autoimmune diseases such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and others. Malaria is spread by mosquitoes, which transmit the parasites that cause the infection, usually in tropical and subtropical parts of the world.

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    So, I've read the half-life is from 30-60 days. That is one of the reasons I didn't want to take it - that's a long time to stick around. I did read hair loss, photosensitivity, itching area all potential side effects of Plaquenil, so hopefully those will subside soon as the med levels drop. 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. Plaquenil side effects Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction to Plaquenil hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Taking Plaquenil long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye.

    For example, it may be combined with an antibiotic to treat chronic Q-fever, which humans usually catch from farm animals or raw milk. Plaquenil is used to treat other types of infections too.

    Plaquenil long term use side effects

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  6. There is a small risk that hydroxychloroquine can damage your retina part of the eye, and this increases with long-term use and higher dosage. Your doctor will advise you on a safe dose to take according to your weight, and you will need to have regular monitoring of your eyes.

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    Plaquenil - Get up-to-date information on Plaquenil side effects, uses, dosage, overdose, pregnancy, alcohol and more. Learn more about Plaquenil 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. SIDE EFFECTS. The following adverse reactions have been identified during post-approval use of PLAQUENIL or other 4-aminoqunoline compounds. Because these reactions are reported voluntarily from a population of uncertain size, it is not always possible to reliably estimate their frequency or establish a causal relationship to drug exposure.

     
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    Saturday was a week since I stopped taking Plaquenil, aka Hydroxychloroquine, per my doctor’s instructions, and I think I am going through some form of withdrawal. Hydroxychloroquine MedlinePlus Drug Information Hydroxychloroquine-Induced Retinal Toxicity - American. Hydroxychloroquine Side Effects, Dosage, Uses, and More
     
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    Plaquenil and Baby aspirin drug interactions - eHealthMe Summary Drug interactions are reported among people who take Plaquenil and Baby aspirin together. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 242 people who take Plaquenil and Baby aspirin from Food and Drug Administration FDA, and is updated regularly. eHealthMe helps people find optimal drugs between effectiveness and side effects.

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