What is plaquenil used for in lyme

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  1. Prophet Well-Known Member

    What is plaquenil used for in lyme


    It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability.

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    The first opinion was that the reason plaquenil helps lyme symptoms is because it acts as an immune suppressant. I guess this is the idea for its use in treating symptoms of lupus. Immune suppression is not necessarily a good thing. Is it true that Plaquenil stays in your system for months after you discontinue using it? - I took it for a very short time, and I know it damaged my eyes, but everything I read says they have no proof of it hurting a persons eyes in a short amount of time. - Healthboards - Infectious Diseases - Lyme Disease Plaquenil 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.

    Today, it is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, some symptoms of lupus, childhood arthritis (or juvenile idiopathic arthritis) and other autoimmune diseases. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria.

    What is plaquenil used for in lyme

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  6. Hydroxychloroquine is also widely used in the treatment of post-Lyme arthritis that can be induced by Lyme disease. The action of the drug may involve both an anti-spirochaete activity and an anti-inflammatory activity, similar to the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.2”

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    I know minocycline is an antibiotic related to doxycycline, yet I looked plaquenil up and found that it is a DMARD, used to treat malaria, rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. I found no connection to treating Lyme except that when used in combination with minocycline is affective at treating Lyme arthritis, and is fools insurance companies into thinking arthritis is exactly what is being treated. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil was approved by the FDA in 1955 for treatment of malaria, and is structurally related to the other antimalarial chloroquine. However, hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine have some different uses in treating systemic and dermatologic conditions.

     
  7. Timur_K XenForo Moderator

    Chloroquine phosphate is in a class of drugs called antimalarials and amebicides. Chloroquine phosphate comes as a tablet to take by mouth. Chloroquine Phosphate 250 Mg Day Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine Phosphate - RheumaKnowledgy Chloroquine Phosphate - WebMD
     
  8. doggystyle Guest

    What Are the Causes of Aching Muscles and Joints. There are a variety of conditions that can cause aching muscles and joints. Any pain in the muscles and joints that does not resolve within a few days, gets worse or is accompanied by other worrisome symptoms should be diagnosed by a doctor. One of the most common causes of aching muscles and joints is some form of trauma or accident.

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  9. Kate_energya New Member

    Eye screening for patients taking hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Abnormal test is the visual field test, you may be asked to repeat it to make sure of the results. You will be told if any other tests are necessary and when you should be screened again. In cases of possible retinopathy, you will be recommended to continue taking 8 9 Macular Society Eye screening for patients taking hydroxychloroquine

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