Does hydroxychloroquine lower immune system

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  1. Biker Guest

    Does hydroxychloroquine lower immune system


    I am asking this question, because I started this med approx. 1 month ago and prior to taking it I rarely ever got sick with colds,flu etc.

    Plaquenil 200 mg brcl Treatment of chloroquine resistant falciparum malaria

    SIDE EFFECTS. The following adverse reactions have been identified during post-approval use of PLAQUENIL or other 4-aminoqunoline compounds. Because these reactions are reported voluntarily from a population of uncertain size, it is not always possible to reliably estimate their frequency or establish a causal relationship to drug exposure. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine sulfate is a drug originally used to prevent or treat malaria. Malaria is a serious but rare disease caused by bites from infected mosquitos. Now the drug is used to treat inflammatory diseases. This type of disease occurs when the body's immune system attacks its own healthy tissue. All of my symtoms pretty much cleared up. Now this year I have been having things pop up that are related to a low immune system. Some of my doctors think It is the Plaquenil causing it but then some say that Plaquenil is not an immunosuppressant drug that for some reason my immune system is out of wack. I only take 200 mg a day.

    Around 2 weeks ago, I came down with a doozy of an illness (flulike with croup like cough that just won't quit). The only thing that usually ever ailed me were the crappy Sjogrens symptoms.

    Does hydroxychloroquine lower immune system

    Hydroxychloroquine and the immune system Hi everyone. - NRAS, What Is Plaquenil? - American Academy of Ophthalmology

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  4. Hydroxychloroquine belongs to a group of medicines known as antimalarials. It works by preventing or treating malaria, a red blood cell infection transmitted by the bite of a mosquito. However, this medicine is not used to treat severe or complicated malaria.

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    The epidemic of the new Coronavirus Covid-19 It has put the medical community and around the world to work, not only to treat the millions affected by this virus, but also to find a cure and stop this disease through different drugs, such as Hydroxychloroquine, also known as Plaquenil. In Mexico, Health authorities have recently 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. How does Plaquenil work? Plaquenil changes the way your immune system works. In some kinds of lupus, your immune system attacks your body instead of protecting it. Plaquenil tries to quiet or slow down the immune system. How do you take Plaquenil? You take Plaquenil as a pill 1 or 2 times a day. Take the pills with food or milk.

     
  5. dpDiver New Member

    Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions. Hydroxychloroquine MedlinePlus Drug Information Hydroxychloroquine Side Effects -
     
  6. USAkompany Guest

    Plaquenil vs. Aralen Prescription Treatment for Malaria Differences. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine and Aralen chloroquine phosphate are antimalarial medications used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites, which enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Plaquenil is also used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus.

    Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage, Side Effects.