Does plaquenil affect immune system

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  1. MrRepa New Member

    Does plaquenil affect immune system

    It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability.

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    It is not well understood how Plaquenil helps treat autoimmune diseases like lupus and many types of arthritis. It is thought that Plaquenil interferes with how cells in the immune system communicate with each other. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 57,706 people who have side effects when taking Plaquenil from Food and Drug Administration FDA, and is updated regularly. On eHealthMe, you can evaluate side effects and drug interactions from 16 million FDA reports. The results are personalized to your gender and age 0-99+. 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

    Today, it is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, some symptoms of lupus, childhood arthritis (or juvenile idiopathic arthritis) and other autoimmune diseases. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria.

    Does plaquenil affect immune system

    Plaquenil side effects" Lupus Community - Support Group, Will you have Immunodeficiency disorders with Plaquenil.

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  6. Now I am only on paquinil - it has been 3 years now and I am feeling fantastic with no side effects and my eyes are perfect. I feel completely normal and almost forget. It does take months in the beginning but stuck with it. The fact that it is not damaging to your immune system is a HUGE PLUS. Protect and build your immune !

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    Topsy, hi. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is a first-tier med meaning lightest taken for lupus where there's no major organ involvement; it's also used for Sjogren's syndrome, and I think also for mild RA. It doesn't suppress your immune system good news. Any one have any experience or info regarding pre-existing precancerous conditions and the effects of Plaquenil on the immune system. I see so much info on the net where some says that Plaquenil has very mild effect on immune system except for eye issues --- Other info says it is an immunosuppressant. Hi everyone, I am coming down with something and I dont feel very good. I have not had a cold or the flu in years and years. And I was wondereing if my being on he plaquenil has made my immune system less able to fight off every bug that comes my way.

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    I don't know if I'm getting paranoid, or finally realizing that there are often connections to off the wall symptoms with lupus and AI issues. It finally subsided today, so i didn't press my luck. I have had problems with my left ear since about a year after I was diagnosed. My outer ear feels hard and hurts to touch it, but no noticeable(sp? But we each respond to meds differently and it become a trial and error process. I too have this ear pain and never related it to Lupus, and cannot remember if the mouth sores were present at the time i have the ear pain. the side of my face will be sore to the touch, and ache, and my ear hurts, and sometimes there is sore throat. to be able to eat in peace and without pain would be wonderful. I went to the Ent on Friday and am currently waiting for Blood work to come back to see if i have it. I dont have it today but usually have it a few times a week. I have pain in my ears mostly in the left but sometimes it will happen in both. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage. Can Plaquenil Cause Dizziness Ear Pain Teeth Sinus. Sharp Pain in Throat When Swallowing On One Side Causes, Treatment
  8. Brio New Member

    Hydroxychloroquine toxicity - EyeWiki Hydroxychloroquine is a well-tolerated medication for various rheumatologic and dermatologic conditions. Its main side effects are gastrointestinal upset, skin rash, headache, and ocular toxicity1. Within the eye, hydroxychloroquine can adversely impact the cornea, ciliary body, and retina1

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