Hydroxychloroquine and prednisone in pregnancy

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    Hydroxychloroquine and prednisone in pregnancy


    My rheumie says that although it has been proven safe, once he finds out that I'm pregnant he's going to take me off of it. Corticosteroids (such as prednisone) are generally considered safe for use during pregnancy because they do not reach the fetus in an active form.2 Cytotoxic medications such as methotrexate are stopped during pregnancy. Also one thing you have to remember is Plaquenil takes so long to enter your body to help symptoms that it will pry take just as long to leave your system so either way your body is still going to have it in it's system why go off of it throw your body off course then try to take it again, it's like starting from fresh to get your symptoms under control. Andrea I just copied this from ***** Immunosuppressant medications, which may be prescribed for severe lupus, can cause birth defects.

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    Systematic review of hydroxychloroquine use in pregnant patients with autoimmune diseases Kirk Sperber, 1 Christine Hom, 2 Chun Peng Chao, 2 Deborah Shapiro, 1 and Julia Ash 1 1 Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Munger Pavilion, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA Prednisone Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings Prednisone is also known as Deltasone, Liquid Pred, Meticorten, Orasone, Prednicen-M, Prednicot, Rayos, Sterapred, Sterapred DS Medically reviewed by Anti-malarial drugs hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine are considered pregnancy category C drugs. While there is evidence of risk for damage to the eye and ear, if the benefits of these drugs in controlling RA symptoms are judged to outweigh the risks, they may continue to be used during pregnancy. 1,2

    I have never taken plaquenil as I have a seizure disorder as well, however, I do know that my Rheumy told me that the only safe drug to take during pregnancy is prednisone. Most certainly I wouldn't be on it if I were to have a child. Thankfully some have had successful births on prednisone but that is a strong medication just like pain medication it can harm a baby..

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  7. Hi, I'm new to posting here. I have lupus, and I had my daughter in Feb. 05. I have never taken plaquenil as I have a seizure disorder as well, however, I do know that my Rheumy told me that the only safe drug to take during pregnancy is prednisone.

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    What is Prednisone? Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. Check the latest outcomes from 345,583 Prednisone users, or browse all drugs. What is Hydroxychloroquine sulfate? Hydroxychloroquine sulfate has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. Hydroxychloroquine Use in Lupus Patients during Pregnancy Is Associated with Longer Pregnancy Duration in Preterm Births. 1Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands. 2Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil and prednisone are considered safe during pregnancy. Methotrexate and cyclophosphamide Cytoxan should not be used in pregnancy and should be discontinued for at least a month prior to getting pregnant. Ask your doctor to help you weigh the benefits and risks all your medications.

     
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    Malaria - Chapter 4 - 2020 Yellow Book Travelers' Health. For destinations where chloroquine-sensitive malaria is present, in addition to mosquito avoidance measures, the many effective prophylaxis options include chloroquine, atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, mefloquine, and tafenoquine. In countries where there is predominantly P. vivax, primaquine is an additional option.

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