Chloroquine and arthritis

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  1. aligarh New Member

    Chloroquine and arthritis


    Chloroquine has been extensively used in mass drug administrations, which may have contributed to the emergence and spread of resistance. It is recommended to check if chloroquine is still effective in the region prior to using it.

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    Chloroquine Interactions. Antacids, such as Tagamet cimetidine and others. Arsenic trioxide. Rheumatrex, Trexall methotrexate Tylenol acetaminophen Iron products. Kaolin. Niacin. Rifadin or Rimactane rifampin Nydrazid isoniazid Medication for irregular heartbeat. Chloroquine is a medication used to prevent and to treat malaria in areas where malaria is known to be sensitive to its effects. Certain types of malaria, resistant strains, and complicated cases typically require different or additional medication. It is also occasionally used for amebiasis that is occurring outside the intestines, rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus erythematosus. It is taken by mouth. Common side effects include muscle problems, loss of appetite, diarrhea, and skin rash. Serious Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disorder for which there is no known cure. Fortunately in the last few years, a shift in strategy toward the earlier institution of disease modifying drugs and the availability of new classes of medications have greatly improved the outcomes that can be expected by most patients.

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend against treatment of malaria with chloroquine alone due to more effective combinations. In areas where resistance is present, other antimalarials, such as mefloquine or atovaquone, may be used instead.

    Chloroquine and arthritis

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    According to the American College of Rheumatology, hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, is a “disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD,” meaning that it helps reduce the pain and swelling that come with arthritis. It can also reduce the incidence of joint damage. Arthritis Foundation National Advocacy Board member and psoriatic arthritis warrior, Kevin Brennan wrote an article published in the Washington Post and was also featured in an interview on NPR’s All Things Considered, to raise awareness about those living with immunosuppression and the coronavirus – COVID-19. 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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    My dr told me that she thinks that I probably have Fibromyalgia and an Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disorder (suspected Lupus). Life is still fun :)Hugs, Robin @Joy - I have a couple different types of pain. Gabapentin and Plaquenil drug interactions - eHealthMe How Gabapentin Differs From Pregabalin Stomache Gas from Plaquenil or Gabapentin" Lupus Community.
     
  8. tupoy Well-Known Member

    The Risk of Retinal Toxicity with Plaquenil Aug 29, 2014 Thus, the possibility of toxicity should not be disregarded and close monitoring of the ocular findings is required. As a precaution, patients treated with Plaquenil are advised to get a baseline eye exam prior to starting the drug and then annually thereafter

    Eye screening for patients taking hydroxychloroquine.