Plaquenil vs methotrexate

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  1. Plaquenil vs methotrexate


    I have been on plaquenil for over a year and a half and methotrexate since September. I get my eyes checked every six months and I am now at once a month on blood work for my liver enzymes (used to be every 2 weeks). I have lupus which mainly affects my joints and skin. One affects your eyes more and one affects your liver more. I would appreciate any comments or advice from everyone. Wannabe Hi, I am on both methotrexate and plaquenil. Wannabe To Be Free To Roam Sorry to hear that you are having a lot of pain with your RA.

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    Answer. Both drugs are well tolerated and useful in patients with lupus associated arthritis. Its difficult to comment directly on your situation. In general, most rheumatologists including myself use Plaquenil before MTX for lupus arthritis. 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 lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and others. Interaction between Methotrexate and Plaquenil There is no known interaction between Methotrexate and Plaquenil in our records. However, an interaction may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.

    I wish you well with this decision and the results. Your chances of problems with the methotrexate are a bit larger. deductible (I am at about $2,500 - $3,000 right now). My rheumy recently added Imuran (instead of methotrexate). So, what do yall know about the side effects of both and the benefits of both?

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    May 28, 2016 I have been diagnosed with Limited Scleroderma. My choices are Methotrexate, Plaquenil or Sulfasalzine Azulfidine. I researched them and determined Plaquenil would be my last choice, although it was his first, because I already have lattice degeneration of the retina in both eyes and one of the potential side effects is retinal problems. The effects of methotrexate and hydroxychloroquine combination therapy vs methotrexate monotherapy in early rheumatoid arthritis patients Lisa Schapink. Department of Rheumatology, Sint Maartenskliniek, the Netherlands. Department of Rheumatology, Radboudumc, Nijmegen, the They are different treatments. Plaquenil is a maintenance drug in order to help prevent organ damage. Methotrextate is usually given for RA. I was on both for 6 years. No issues except some minor stomach nausea and was given a med for that which helped.

     
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    Chloroquine is the generic form of the brand-name prescription medicine Aralen, which is used to prevent and treat malaria — a mosquito-borne disease caused by a parasite — and to treat amebiasis, an infection of the intestines caused by a parasite. Hydroxychloroquine Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage. Precautions and Warnings With Chloroquine
     
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    13 mg/kg (10 mg/kg base), not to exceed 800 mg (620 mg base) followed by 6.5 mg/kg (5 mg/kg base), not to exceed 400 mg (310 mg base), at 6 hours, 24 hours and 48 hours after the initial dose. Protecting your eyesight when taking Plaquenil Lupus. Will you have Weight increased with Plaquenil - eHealthMe Medications That Cause Weight Gain and What to Do About It
     
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    Granuloma annulare and drugs with ingredients of. Summary Granuloma annulare is found among people who take drugs with ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Humira, and have High blood cholesterol.

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