Is hydroxychloroquine used for pain

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    Is hydroxychloroquine used for pain


    Please review the following URL and make sure that it is spelled correctly. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of drugs called antimalarials.

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    Hydroxychloroquine is a quinoline medicine used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. 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. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine has been shown to improve physical function in up to 80% of patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is commonly used for lupus in children because of less side effects compared to other medications. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine helps minimize joint damage.

    It is also used to treat discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis in patients whose symptoms have not improved with other treatments. It is used to prevent and treat acute attacks of malaria.

    Is hydroxychloroquine used for pain

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  4. Hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial drug used to prevent and treat malaria. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is also a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD used to treat both acute and chronic rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, and discoid lupus erythematosus.

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    Hydroxychloroquine is primarily used to treat or prevent malaria that is caused by mosquito bites. It is not effective against chloroquine-resistant malaria strains. It can also be used in conjunction with other prescription medications to treat a variety of autoimmune diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis or lupus. Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis; discoid and systemic lupus erythematosus SLE. Over the long term hydroxychloroquine can reduce pain, swelling and joint stiffness. If you have lupus, it may also improve the rash. It may be as long as 12 weeks before you notice the benefits. Hydroxychloroquine is not a pain killer and it should be taken continuously to be effective. Other medicines may be required to treat the pain. Hydroxychloroquine may be used with other arthritis medicines including other DMARDs such as methotrexate; steroid medicines such as prednisolone or cortisone injections into the joint

     
  5. miroz Moderator

    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Treating Lupus with Anti-Malarial Drugs Johns Hopkins Lupus. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage. Plaquenil Oral Interactions with Other Medication
     
  6. Mangock XenForo Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine - Wikipedia Hydroxychloroquine HCQ, sold under the brand name Plaquenil among others, is a medication used for the prevention and treatment of certain types of malaria. Specifically it is used for chloroquine -sensitive malaria. Other uses include treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and porphyria cutanea tarda.

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  7. XuMuK Moderator

    Chloroquine Dosage & Rx Info Uses, Side Effects Caution with concomitant QT interval prolonging agents, arrhythmogenic, or hepatotoxic drugs. Increased risk of convulsions with concomitant mefloquine. Potentiates cyclosporine monitor.

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