Plaquenil skin reaction

Discussion in 'Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate' started by dersen18, 07-Mar-2020.

  1. pr49 New Member

    Plaquenil skin reaction


    Hydroxychloroquine is available as the brand-name drug Plaquenil. Generic drugs usually cost less than the brand-name version. Hydroxychloroquine may be used as part of a combination therapy.

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    Quinacrine Atabrine Quinacrine is another alternative, but it is prescribed less often because it can sometimes cause a yellow discoloration of the skin. It is sometimes given in addition to hydroxychloroquine if the Plaquenil on its own is not adequately managing symptoms. Other extremely rare reactions to oral therapy with hydroxychloroquine include alopecia, bleaching of hair, bullous skin eruptions including toxic epidermal necrolysis, photosensitivity reactions, exfoliation, flare of psoriasis, exacerbation of porphyria, agranulocytosis, hemolytic anemia particularly if glucose-6 phosphate deficiency. If you are taking Plaquenil to treat an inflammatory condition or malaria, you should be aware of the side effects that may occur to your eyes and vision. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is in a class of drugs called disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs, which are used to decrease inflammation, pain and joint damage.

    Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. It isn’t fully understood how this drug works to treat lupus erythematosus or rheumatoid arthritis. That means you may need to take it with other drugs. It treats malaria by killing the parasites that cause the disease.

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  7. Mar 25, 2015 Allergic reaction to Plaquenil. Discussion in 'Medications' started by SickANDexhausted, Mar 25, 2015. SickANDexhausted Junior Member. I was just prescribed Plauqenil and was given Hydroxycloroquine Zydus. Less than two weeks in, I had an extremely bad allergic reaction.

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    That's a real common side effect of Lupus is unexplained rashes. If you've ever had an allergic reaction to a drug then this is the type of reaction you'd have if you were allergic to the Plaquenil; and they'd stay until the Plaquenil was out of your system. If they're coming and going more than likely it isn't the Plaquenil. Other potential side effects include but are not limited to nausea, changes in mood, muscle weakness, skin pigmentation and anemia. While the drug may be used during pregnancy, the potential benefits and risks should be discussed with your doctor. In summary, if you have Sjögren’s, hydroxychloroquine may be an option to help your symptoms. Sep 13, 2019 Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Plaquenil. For the Consumer. Applies to hydroxychloroquine oral tablet. Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur.

     
  8. shishkins Moderator

    The majority of cases have occurred in patients taking an offending agent with multiple identifiable risk factors for corrected QT (QTc) prolongation. Will you have Long qt syndrome with Plaquenil - eHealthMe QTc Prolongation With Antidepressants and Antipsychotics PLAQUENIL HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE SULFATE TABLETS, USP DESCRIPTION
     
  9. Slonik Well-Known Member

    Methotrexate may be considered for the treatment of psoriasis or rheumatoid arthritis if other treatments have failed. Side effects can be severe and potentially fatal so a full assessment of the risks versus benefits is required before methotrexate is prescribed. Methotrexate in combination with sulfasalazine is more effective in. What are the long term effects of taking sulfasalazine? AnswersDrive Combination hydroxychloroquine and sulfasalazine - HealthUnlocked
     
  10. 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 is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria.

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