Methotrexate and plaquenil for ra

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    Methotrexate and plaquenil for ra


    Yesterday my rheumatologist started me on hydroxychloroquine as well. Is anyone else on this combination and have you had any problems with it as I know hydroxychloroquine can cause eye sight problems.

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    Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disorder for which there is no known cure. Fortunately in the last few years, a shift in strategy toward the earlier institution of disease modifying drugs and the availability of new classes of medications have greatly improved the outcomes that can be expected by most patients. Methotrexate for Your RA. Methotrexate is one of the most effective medications to treat rheumatoid arthritis RA. It's the first drug most doctors prescribe after you’re diagnosed. It will. Plaquenil is a DMARD which has been prescribed for years to treat rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, and other autoimmune diseases. When the first biologic DMARD received FDA-approval in 1998, and as other biologics followed in subsequent years, it appeared as though Plaquenil would become less prescribed.

    Recently my eyes have felt sore and, after posting a question on this site, I am seeing my GP on Monday. Thanks Hi Catjones I have been taking this combination, started on both of them in January this year.

    Methotrexate and plaquenil for ra

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  6. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is an effective medication for autoimmune conditions and malaria that comes with less side effects than other DMARDs. Otrexup methotrexate is the first-choice treatment for many types of cancer and arthritis, but it has many side effects.

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    Autoimmune diseases, like rheumatoid arthritis and lupus, are linked. Facts for patients and caregivers about the DMARD drug Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil such as usages, Today, it is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, Discover the 5 Common Signs and Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Compare Methotrexate vs Plaquenil head-to-head with other drugs for uses, ratings, cost, side effects, interactions and more. Methotrexate rated 6.7/10 vs Plaquenil rated 6.8/10 in overall patient satisfaction. I have had RA for 10 years and have been on Plaquenil pretty much the whole time. Methotrexate did not work for me and made me very nauseous. I also take 5-10 mg prednisone and an injection of Humira every week. I have had no side effects from the Plaquenil. Prednisone is a mean drug however, I can tell you this as a nurse too but I have to.

     
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    Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD). Hydroxychloroquine in systemic lupus erythematosus SLE Hydroxychloroquine - Wikipedia Palpitations & SLE/Sjogrens? - Lupus - Inspire
     
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    Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage, Side Effects. Hydroxychloroquine sulfate is a colorless crystalline solid, soluble in water to at least 20 percent; chemically the drug is 2-4-7-Chloro-4-quinolylaminopentylethylamino ethanol sulfate 11. PLAQUENIL hydroxychloroquine sulfate tablets contain 200 mg hydroxychloroquine sulfate, equivalent to 155 mg base, and are for oral administration.

    Focus on Eyes Long-term Plaquenil intake can affect your vision
     
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    Hydroxychloroquine Tablets - FDA prescribing information, side effects. Hydroxychloroquine sulfate prolongs the QT interval. Ventricular arrhythmias and torsade de pointes have been reported in patients taking hydroxychloroquine sulfate see OVERDOSAGE and DRUG INTERACTIONS. Ear and labyrinth disorders. Vertigo, tinnitus, nystagmus, nerve deafness, deafness. Eye disorders

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