Does plaquenil weaken the immune system

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  1. fatalenergy1 Well-Known Member

    Does plaquenil weaken the immune system


    They are most common among people with weak immune systems. People with certain health conditions may need to take medications with side effects that can weaken your immune system and put you at risk for fungal infections.

    Drug category for hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil reduce immune system

    Plaquenil lowers your immune system’s ability to cause inflammation. This can help control symptoms like rashes, skin and mouth sores and joint pain. Plaquenil and your eyes A rare side effect of Plaquenil is damage to the eye's retina. My gyn oncologist was concerned that the Plaquenil may affect my immune system to ward of the hpv since we all know a good immune system is needed to fight the virus --- He understands the RA pain conundrum I have. Hydroxychloroquine suppresses the immune system and should not be combined with drugs that also suppress the immune system or live vaccines. QUESTION The term arthritis refers to stiffness in the joints.

    Fungal infections can range from mild to life-threatening. Specifically, corticosteroids and TNF (tumor necrosis factor) inhibitors are two types of medications that can increase your chances of getting a fungal infection.

    Does plaquenil weaken the immune system

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  5. 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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    Plaquenil and Immune system disorder - from FDA reports Summary Immune system disorder is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Enbrel, and have Pain. This dosing would NOT apply to someone already taking plaquenil, because it has a very long ~ 30 days half-life, and it’s already in your system, so you just keep on keep’n on. This is not intended to be medical advice; this is just a reminder to refill whatever Rx for plaquenil you might already have. Then it was discovered to be effective for the treatment of Lupus. Plaquenil has the least amount of side affects in treating auto immune disorders. However, as sleepy has said, it takes a long time up to six months for it to take affect.

     
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  7. graylis Moderator

    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Plaquenil Eye Exam DailyStrength Plaquenil - Wellish Vision Institute Has anyone experienced plaquenil toxicity with damage to eyes?
     
  8. ELDENa Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil, Plaquenil Sulfate, Quineprox hydroxychloroquine. Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina.

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