Methotrexate and hydroxychloroquine

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    Methotrexate and hydroxychloroquine


    I have been on plaquenil for over a year and a half and methotrexate since September. I get my eyes checked every six months and I am now at once a month on blood work for my liver enzymes (used to be every 2 weeks). I have lupus which mainly affects my joints and skin. One affects your eyes more and one affects your liver more. I would appreciate any comments or advice from everyone. Wannabe Hi, I am on both methotrexate and plaquenil. Wannabe To Be Free To Roam Sorry to hear that you are having a lot of pain with your RA.

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    Original Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis with Methotrexate Alone, Sulfasalazine and Hydroxychloroquine, or a Combination of All Three Medications Methotrexatehydroxychloroquine combination therapy may cause lower disease activity in early RA than methotrexate monotherapy. Methotrexate monotherapy as first early RA treatment seems to lead to more treatment intensification. Methotrexate is a type of disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It’s used to reduce activity of the immune system for people who have certain conditions. The immune system normally protects the body from infections or bacteria by causing inflammation to fight them.

    I wish you well with this decision and the results. Your chances of problems with the methotrexate are a bit larger. deductible (I am at about $2,500 - $3,000 right now). My rheumy recently added Imuran (instead of methotrexate). So, what do yall know about the side effects of both and the benefits of both?

    Methotrexate and hydroxychloroquine

    Methotrexate vs. Plaquenil - Autoimmune diseases - Inspire, Effects of methotrexate and hydroxychloroquine combination.

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  4. 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. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

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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. We aimed to compare the efficacy of methotrexate and hydroxychloroquine on refractory lichen planopilaris. Methods In a randomized clinical trial, 29 patients were randomly allocated to receive either 15 mg methotrexate/week or 200 mg hydroxychloroquine twice a day for 6 months. Curcumin in turmeric may increase the therapeutic action of arthritis medications and protect from their side effects as well. Let’s examine the scientific details behind the safety of taking turmeric and curcumin with arthritis medications. 1. Curcumin may change drug absorption. Turmeric and curcumin are safe for consumption.

     
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    Chloroquine is the generic form of the brand-name prescription medicine Aralen, which is used to prevent and treat malaria — a mosquito-borne disease caused by a parasite — and to treat amebiasis, an infection of the intestines caused by a parasite. Prophylactic use of antimalarials during pregnancy Chloroquine MedlinePlus Drug Information What You Should Know About Taking Plaquenil Oral when pregnant, nursing.
     
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    To diagnose malaria, your doctor will likely review your medical history, conduct a physical exam and order blood tests. TREATMENT OF UNCOMPLICATED MALARIA CAUSED. - NCBI Bookshelf Malaria - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic Algorithm for Management of Malaria
     
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    How lupus affects the eyes Lupus Foundation of America Annual comprehensive eye examinations are recommended by the American Optometric Association for people with lupus, especially for anyone taking Plaquenil. As a precaution, people treated with Plaquenil should get a baseline eye exam before or soon after starting the drug and visit an eye doctor ophthalmologist annually.

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