Can i take plaquenil for discoid lupus flare

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  1. Leshikk New Member

    Can i take plaquenil for discoid lupus flare


    My sister-in-law, who is a doctor, told me that they are treating corona patients with plaquenil. I'm not saying it protects you all the way, but it seems to be effective enough to be implemented in hospitals here. I really, truly believe that that won't happen.

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    Feb 09, 2012 Plaquenil is an anti-malarial drug and is pretty standard treatment for any Lupus patient. What it does for me is to help more with the internal symptoms, such as the flu-like episodes, fever and chills, etc. that leave me bedridden. I have other medications to combat the joint pain and my other illnesses. Spanky2 User Reviews for Plaquenil to treat Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. The following information is NOT intended to endorse drugs or recommend therapy. While these reviews might be helpful, they are not a substitute for the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgement of healthcare practitioners in patient care. To prevent upset stomach, take Plaquenil with food. Also, the generic version of Plaquenil, hydroxychloroquine, can cause additional stomach irritation. If you are experiencing consistent stomach aches, it may be useful to talk to your doctor about taking the brand-name alternative.

    Most of the time, they let the virus run its course. It's a generic medicine, so it's easy for other companies to start producing it. Also, they're only using it for extreme cases.

    Can i take plaquenil for discoid lupus flare

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    If that doesn’t bring me out of the flare, we will start talking Imuran in addition to Plaquenil. When I asked him if I should stay home from work and pull my kids out of school, he said it may be an overreaction, but since we don’t really know, my health comes first. Make sure you’re taking your Vitamin D I take 50000iu/once a week. Hi, my mom has Lupus and has had it for the last 15 years. I am using the Elderberry Juice Concentrate a teaspoon a day for all of it's benefits it has to offer. I can't find anything about whether someone with Lupus is able to use this or not. I know there are a lot of herbs a Lupus patient cannot have. I have just been diagnosed with severe systemic and discoid lupus where it took a while to be diagnosed I have been in a flare for 3 months. They prescribed be plaquneil the first 2 days it gave me double vision but it went away it is to suppress ur immune system so it will not attack your body I have to get blood tests & eye exams every 6 months and once being on it a year liver biopsies.

     
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    Plaquenil oral Reviews and User Ratings Effectiveness, Ease. Plaquenil is the devil! Worked well 1st 2 mts. After that I had issues with my vision, felt waves of nervousness, and extreme anxiety where I started to question my sanity. Hallucinated, broke out in rashes and crying spells.

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  10. madsnow Guest

    Hydroxychloroquine House Wiki Fandom Hydroxychloroquine is a medication primarily used to prevent and treat malaria, although it is also used to treat arthritis, lupus and one type of porphyria. Typical side effects are vomiting, headache, changes in vision and muscle weakness. In rare cases, it can cause an allergic reaction.

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