How does plaquenil work on the immune system

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  1. voronmail Well-Known Member

    How does plaquenil work on the immune system


    They are most common among people with weak immune systems. People with certain health conditions may need to take medications with side effects that can weaken your immune system and put you at risk for fungal infections.

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    Anti-malarial medications help to control lupus in several ways by modulating the immune system without predisposing you to infection. Anti-malarials can protect against UV light and sometimes even improve skin lesions that do not respond to treatment with topical therapy ointments. What is hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, and how does it work mechanism of action? Hydroxychloroquine is classified as an anti-malarial drug. It is similar to chloroquine Aralen and is useful in treating several forms of malaria as well as lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. Plaquenil and Immune system disorder - from FDA reports Summary Immune system disorder is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Enbrel, and have Pain.

    Fungal infections can range from mild to life-threatening. Specifically, corticosteroids and TNF (tumor necrosis factor) inhibitors are two types of medications that can increase your chances of getting a fungal infection.

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  4. It alters your immune system, but as far as I know, it doesn't actually suppress it. Plus, if you have only been on it a month, it's probably not built up enough in your body to have much of an effect. I have actually been way HEALTHIER than ever since being on Plaquenil AND Methotrexate, which DOES suppress the immune system - go figure!

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    Plaquenil tablets contain the active ingredient hydroxychloroquine, which is a type of medicine called a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Hi everyone. Just wondered if anyone can tell me whether hydroxy suppresses the immune system. And if so, to what extent. I know it's not as harsh as some of the other drugs but just wondered what people's experiences are. Aug 02, 2010 Plaquenil works by suppressing the immune system. Unfortunately you can't tell it to attack just the germs so you suppress all of its function to spare your healthy tissue- in your husband's case, his eyes, mouth, throat. NOTE Plaquinil and hydroxychloroquine are essentially the same drug. The same effects should be expected from both drugs. 2. No, his immune system should not be forever compromised.

     
  5. JohnGalt Moderator

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