Plaquenil and scleroderma

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  1. Zeuslink Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil and scleroderma


    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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    Localized scleroderma is a rare autoimmune disease with primary affection of the skin, and occasional involvement of the fat tissue, muscle, fascia, and bone. Depending on the clinical subtype, the spectrum of skin lesions ranges from singular plaque lesions to severe generalized or linear subtypes. which may lead to movement restrictions and permanent disability. Scleroderma, or systemic sclerosis, is a chronic connective tissue disease generally classified as one of the autoimmune rheumatic diseases. The word “scleroderma” comes from two Greek words “sclero” meaning hard, and “derma” meaning skin. Hardening of the skin is one of the most visible manifestations of the disease. This is a reivew of how effective Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine sulfate is for Systemic sclerosis scleroderma and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe from 11 Plaquenil users and is updated continuously. eHealthMe has been monitoring drugs and supplements since 2008.

    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.

    Plaquenil and scleroderma

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  6. Systemic scleroderma is the most serious form of the disease, can affect the skin, muscles, joints, blood vessels, lungs, kidneys, heart and other organs. There are two major forms of systemic scleroderma limited cutaneous systemic sclerosis formerly called CREST syndrome and diffuse cutaneous systemic scleroderma.

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    Plus there is a scleroderma specialist in my city so I would be dumb not to visit with him. Did anyone become nauseous/tired or vomit on the two drugs? Elsa, it is your health and if your not comfortable with your doctors reasoning then you should def. go see a scleroderma specialists if you can or a rheumatologist. I have another question. My derm. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is a drug that is classified as an anti-malarial drug. Plaquenil is prescribed for the treatment or prevention of malaria. It is also prescribed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and the side effects of lupus such as hair loss, joint pain, and more. The type of scleroderma that affects internal organs usually worsens with time. Medications. There is no medication that can cure or stop the overproduction of collagen that is characteristic of scleroderma. But a variety of medications can help control scleroderma symptoms and prevent complications.

     
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    Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Treatment of Peripheral Neuropathy in Sjogren's Syndrome List of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Medications 39. Hydroxychloroquine User Reviews for Sjogren's. -
     
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    Chloroquine Resistance in Plasmodium falciparum - microbewiki Chloroquine is used extensively in malaria endemic areas in Africa to treat the uncomplicated form of Plasmodium falciparum malaria. However, the efficiency of chloroquine has been severely impacted by the recent development of chloroquine resistant plasmodium falciparum parasites. The development of chloroquine resistance by malaria parasites is increasing at an alarming rate especially in the tropical countries where it is used extensively as an antimalarial drug 2.

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  10. transGG User

    A Rare but Reversible Cause of Myopathy. Hydroxychloroquine is used in the treatment of various rheumatic conditions including systemic lupus erythematous. Hydroxychloroquine induced myopathy is rare adverse reaction but symptoms are usually recover after discontinuation of the drug. Here we report a case of woman with systemic lupus erythematosus who presented with myopathy after eight months treatment with hydroxychloroquine.

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