Plaquenil and cancer

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  1. eleazer Moderator

    Plaquenil and cancer

    We were much later told that the Plaquenil had "lowered his tolerance to infection, as it is also an immuno-suppressant." In essence, the medicine allowed the viral infection to cross the barrier between his brain and blood/lungs. His/our question is as to whether he can or should EVER go back on the medication and risk exposure to further illnesses if it is true that Plaquenil or the generic for is, in fact, an immuno-suppressant and presents a serious health risk for him?

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    NOTE Plaquinil and hydroxychloroquine are essentially the same drug. The same effects should be expected from both drugs. 2. No, his immune system should not be forever compromised. I have an autoimmune disease and must take Plaquenil for the rest of my life in order to keep my immune system suppressed. Jul 27, 2019 No Clear Increased Risk of Cancer with Hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil and generics is an immune modulating medication frequently used in treating a variety of immune-mediated diseases. In hair loss, we use this medication for treating lichen planopilaris, lupus, discoid lupus, frontal fibrosing alopecia and pseudopelade. Since chloroquine is an 'old' drug, repurposing it to help breast cancer patients should also be very cost effective." Hydroxychloroquine inhibits autophagy, a prosurvival process that breast cancer cells induce and that antiestrogens can stimulate. Whether interfering with this process can enhance breast cancer therapy remains unknown.

    We've been told that his 'count' (900 cells per 1,000) was the highest infection level in the spinal fluid that the doctors had ever seen. All the patients they'd encountered w/lower levels had died. (He was never told of that risk when he was put on the medication.) Added : What I failed to mention (above) is that he almost died in April when this happened.

    Plaquenil and cancer

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  5. 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.

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    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. I've read that Plaquenil can have blood disorders as one of the side effects. Since they don't know how it works, have you heard anything about the chance of this drug actually causing blood cancers? I have a close relative just diagnosed with a blood cancer but the form is extremely rare. Aug 21, 2018 Background Hydroxychloroquine HCQ, one of the disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs, may lead to an inhibition of autophagy. Autophagy, an intracellular self-defense mechanism for the lysosomal degradation of cytoplasmic components such as damaged organelles, plays a role in protecting against neoplasm growth but is also vital for cancer cells due to an increased intracellular metabolic waste.

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    In some cases, they may not be available in every strength or form as the brand-name drug. Hydroxychloroquine - Wikipedia Hydroxychloroquine Indications, Side Effects, Warnings. Plaquenil is being used to treat Covid 19 lupus
  7. mexist New Member

    This article focuses upon hydroxychloroquine retinopathy. Chloroquine was originally used as an anti-malarial therapeutic. Plaquenil Retinopathy Screening Requirements Are You Up to. Eye screening for patients taking hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine toxicity - EyeWiki
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    AAO Screening Guidelines for Plaquenil AAO Screening Guidelines for Plaquenil. Check out my recent review/summary of the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s statement on the Recommendations on Screening for Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine Retinopathy 2016 Revision from the Ophthalmology Journal 2016;186-1394.

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