Hydroxychloroquine for sjogren's syndrome vs another drug

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  1. Stoneage XenForo Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine for sjogren's syndrome vs another drug


    It is often the first line of attack before other more aggressive therapies are added such as methotrexate or rituximab that have bigger impacts on the immune system. I had almost (but not quite) forgotten what these aches and pains feel like, but they're back…I am re-acquainting myself with those symptoms that it tames: the overall flu-like and feverish feeling -- aka malaise -- and joint pain." (Click here to read more). I had a similar experience when I stopped taking plaquenil.

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    Hydroxychloroquine is commonly used alongside other disease-modifying drugs including methotrexate – especially for rheumatoid arthritis. However, some drugs can interact with hydroxychloroquine. Indigestion remedies for example, antacids including some over-the-counter preparations can stop hydroxychloroquine being absorbed. Hydroxychloroquine is safe, even for pregnant women with Sjogren’s syndrome. Rarely, it can accumulate in the retina, the tissue at the back of the eye that helps to create images to be processed by the brain. Deposits on the retina can lead to vision changes. If you’re taking hydroxychloroquine. Although hydroxychloroquine, an immunomodulating agent, is the drug most frequently prescribed to treat the symptoms of arthralgia, myalgia, and fatigue in patients with Sjögren's syndrome, evidence supporting the practice has been sparse, Dr. Gottenberg said in an interview with Medscape Medical News.

    My joint and muscle pain went up and my energy levels went down. No, but it did alleviate some of the symptoms and improve my quality of life. It was one of those situations where I didn't realize the medication was having such an impact until I stopped it.

    Hydroxychloroquine for sjogren's syndrome vs another drug

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  5. Plaquenil, hydroxychloroquine HCQ, is an anti-malarial medication that has been proven to be useful in the treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis RA, systemic lupus erythematosus SLE and other inflammatory and autoimmune diseases.

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    User Reviews for Hydroxychloroquine to treat Sjogren's Syndrome Also known as Plaquenil, Quineprox The following information is NOT intended to endorse any particular medication. Sjogren’s syndrome can affect all moisture-producing glands and tissues in the body – not just the eyes and mouth – and cause a host of symptoms. Below is head-to-toe a look at over-the-counter and prescription treatment options, as well as some medical procedures, for this common autoimmune condition that affects nine times as many women. Chloroquine Aralen This drug has been known to have more serious side effects, but it may be prescribed in situations where hydroxychloroquine cannot be used. Quinacrine Atabrine Quinacrine is another alternative, but it is prescribed less often because it can sometimes cause a yellow discoloration of the skin.

     
  6. Kitt XenForo Moderator

    Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Mechanisms of Action of Hydroxychloroquine in Reducing Risk of Type 2. Hydroxychloroquine Prevention Study TrialNet at UF College of. Hydroxychloroquine HCQ TRIALNET Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet
     
  7. estdom Moderator

    Lupus and Scleroderma Overview - Lupus International Nonsterodial anti-inflammatory drugs and hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil help both conditions. Most patients with pure schleroderma do not benefit from corticosteroids. Methotrexate, azathioprine, prednisone or cyclophosphamide help lupus and overlap syndromes, and perhaps scleroderma lung disease. CREST syndrome, and 50% ten year survival.

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  8. haw4ik User

    How to get hydroxychloroquine prescribed? CoronavirusNE How to get hydroxychloroquine prescribed? Discussion I have read plenty reports of that drug helping the outcome of COVID19, it is an anti malaria drug in tablet form.

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