Plaquenil and sun rash

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  1. grupparulezzz Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil and sun rash


    Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take hydroxychloroquine with all of your drugs and health problems.

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    Rash from a phototoxic reaction is mainly confined to the sun-exposed area of the skin. A phototoxic reaction typically clears up once the drug is discontinued and has been cleared from the body, even after re-exposure to light. Hi All, I've been on plaquenil for a couple of months now and it is definitely affecting my tolerance to the sun. I burn more easily which I didn't think was possible since I am extremely fair and already have to be very sun smart and am starting to get rashes after sun exposure. I got this after about 5 weeks, mine was a blistery rash and it was only on my shoulders, upper chest and upper back. My doctor said it was photodermatitis and caused from a sensitivity to the sun caused by the plaquenil.

    For all uses of hydroxychloroquine: WARNING/CAUTION: Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.

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  5. The plaquenil has helped with my sun sensitivity, fatigue. "I was Dx with lupus about 17 years ago and have been on and off plaquenil the entire time. I also have urticarial vasculitus, sjogerns and recently my rheumy suspects ra. The plaquenil has helped with my sun sensitivity, fatigue and rashes.

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    The prototypical example of acute cutaneous lupus is the malar rash. Subacute cutaneous lupus SCLE usually involves rashes on sun-exposed areas. This generally does not lead to scarring. Lastly, chronic cutaneous lupus can be further subdivided into a number of cutaneous findings including discoid. While skin is damp, apply moisturizing lotion. Apply over-the-counter 1 percent hydrocortisone cream twice daily to calm redness, itching, and swelling. People with RA face an increased risk of infection, so if you have a widespread, blistering sunburn, seek medical help, and do not scratch. This can trigger symptoms such as skin rashes, itching, and burning. Excess sun exposure can also cause flares in systemic lupus, triggering symptoms such as joint pain, weakness, and fatigue.

     
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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Side Effects & Dosage for. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is a drug that is classified as an anti-malarial drug. Plaquenil is prescribed for the treatment or prevention of malaria. It is also prescribed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and the side effects of lupus such as hair loss, joint pain, and more. Side effects, drug interactions, pregnancy safety.

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