It's used to treat and prevent malaria infection, and to reduce symptoms and progression of autoimmune diseases such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and others. Malaria is spread by mosquitoes, which transmit the parasites that cause the infection, usually in tropical and subtropical parts of the world. Hydroxychloroquine bone marrow suppression Ra med hydroxychloroquine Aralen uses Does plaquenil lower sed rate Plaquenil is indicated for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria due to P. falciparum, P. malariae, P. ovale, and P. vivax. Plaquenil is indicated for the prophylaxis of malaria in geographic areas where chloroquine resistance is not reported. Limitations of Use in Malaria • Plaquenil is not recommended for the treatment of complicated malaria. Hi Enjoy, You are right that only antacids react with plaquenil, not acid reducers, at least for the main ones that I checked on On which is one of our approved sites for linking in the forum, you can look up all your medications and the drug interaction listings are especially nice. Each white-to-off-white, film-coated, peanut-shaped tablet with "PLAQUENIL" in black on one side contains 200 mg of hydroxychloroquine sulfate equivalent to 155 mg of base. Nonmedicinal ingredients black ink, calcium hydrogenophosphate, carnauba wax, corn starch, magnesium stearate, opadry White YS-I-7443, and polyethylene glycol 400. For example, it may be combined with an antibiotic to treat chronic Q-fever, which humans usually catch from farm animals or raw milk. Plaquenil is used to treat other types of infections too. Magnesium and plaquenil Drug-Induced Subacute Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus., Hydroxychloroquin and acid reducers - Sclero Forums MAIN. Lupus fog plaquenilHow much hydroxychloroquine can i take For those of you who take calcium tablets, I saw on there is a facility to check drug interactionsthat taking Plaquenil at the same time with calcium could reduce the efficacy of Plaquenil by up to 50%. To get around that, it is best to leave 4 hours between taking either of them. The doctor's indication on my Plaquenil packet does say not to take antacids for 2 hours within taking. Plaquenil and Calcium/Vit D For those of you who.. Plaquenil - Uses, Side Effects, Interactions.. Taking Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Summary Drug interactions are reported among people who take Magnesium sulfate and Plaquenil together. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 36 people who take Magnesium sulfate and Plaquenil from Food and Drug Administration FDA, and is updated regularly. Magnesium trisilicate a combination of magnesium oxide and silicon dioxide with varying proportions of water; used as a gastric antacid. So I'm thinking it may be okay to continue my Mag. w/ plaquenil because it is not antiacid and does not contain trisilicate. Treatment includes artificial tears and saliva and, in more severe cases, immune blockers such as prednisone, Plaquenil and even the cancer medication Methotrexate. Unfortunately, key and very treatable parts of the process are often being missed. 50 mg a day, plus magnesium 200 mg a day.