Other alternatives to hydroxychloroquine for lupus

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  1. Nikopol Moderator

    Other alternatives to hydroxychloroquine for lupus


    But Chloroquine has significantly higher rate of retinal toxicity, so it isn't used much anymore. Also, Plaquenil appears to effectively reduce flares in patients with lupus not necessarily by suppressing immunity. Read more Anxiety over potential eye problems with Hydroxychloroquine is completely unwarranted if the dose is kept below 6mg/kg (2.2lbs) of body weight. Read more See 1 more doctor answer It can cause eye problems so you need to see an ophthalmologist and peridoic screenings. Read more Results are very good, particulary when used alone and better with methotrexate.

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    Is there a drug that I can. I take methotrexate also but the plaquenil messed with my vision and I had to quit taking it. I been treated for ra for 19 yrs. And I'm beginning to see more changes in my feet and hands. May I suggest you move your research to Google Advanced. You go to Google search engine and then type in Google Advanced. Prescribed for Lyme Disease - Arthritis, Dermatomyositis, Malaria, Malaria Prevention, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. May also be prescribed off label for Sjogren's Syndrome. Methotrexate may be considered for the treatment of psoriasis or rheumatoid arthritis if other treatments have failed. I originally took Plaquenil Sanofi but this brand is now discontinued. The generic form of this, on my prescription, gives me serious digestion and stomach upsets to a point I spent months trying to figure out what I thought was irritable bowel syndrome. Has anyone found a good alternative UK brand that doesn't create this side affect.

    Chloroquine can be substituted for Plaquenil but only in limited circumstances. Please provide more detailed information if you want a more specific answer. Read more See 1 more doctor answer Depends on what you are being treated for.... Read more While plaquenyl is a slow acting but effective drug, Prednisone is used in much higher doses in active sle. Arthritis (non-deforming) or arthralgias associated with the disease will have substantial pain relief with a dose this low. It's infusion intervals are longer, because the turnover of recptors is slower than the production of tnf-a itself. So other meds like Imuran and Cell Cept (mycophenolate mofetil) also reduce flares, but also increases infection. Read more It depends why you are taking Plaquenil in the first place. Apart from some stomach quiziies, I have never stopped this drug, as long as it demonstrated it is working. Other than that we see a few people who have increased skin pigmentation called "plaquenil ochronosis". The dirrence with Remicade (infliximab) is that it blocks the tnf-a receptor, rather than binding tnf-a itself, but it accomplishes the same thing.

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  3. Patients with lupus produce excess type I interferons, molecules that stimulate the immune system to attack the body’s own tissues rather than bacteria and viruses. Although hydroxychloroquine and other anti-malaria drugs can reduce the levels of type I interferons, they have limited effects on serious disease manifestations. Dr.

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    Many people were using quinine or synthetic versions of it to prevent malaria. Doctors noticed that rheumatic symptoms improved when taking quinine, which led to the use of medications like Plaquenil to combat lupus, rheumatoid arthritis RA, and other autoimmune conditions. It is often an acceptable alternative when Plaquenil causes unacceptable GI problems. Quinacrine can be used together with either Plaquenil or its stronger version Aralen chloroquine for a highly effective combination as the two work together each enhancing the effects of the other. Nov 28, 2018 Patients with lupus produce excess type I interferons, molecules that stimulate the immune system to attack the body’s own tissues rather than bacteria and viruses. Although hydroxychloroquine and other anti-malaria drugs can reduce the levels of type I interferons, they have limited effects on serious disease manifestations. Dr.

     
  4. yarick Well-Known Member

    Rheumatoid arthritis can’t be cured, but joint pain and other symptoms can be managed. How long did Plaquenil/Hydroxychloroquine take. Stay Safe When Your Drug Is Off-Label - Consumer Reports Plaquenil/hydroxychloroquine may have more extraglandular.
     
  5. phobus Moderator

    Adults (including the elderly) The minimum effective dose should be employed. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate Hydroxychloroquine An old drug with new relevance. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine sulfate dose, indications.
     
  6. skv Well-Known Member

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  7. vagit4 XenForo Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine-Induced Retinal Toxicity - American. This article is from June 2011 and may contain outdated material. Download PDF. Many systemic medications may cause retinal toxicity. One such commonly used medication for dermatologic and rheumatologic inflammatory conditions is hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, a chloroquine derivative.

    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H35.00 Unspecified.