Does plaquenil increase the likelihood of getting a cold

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    Does plaquenil increase the likelihood of getting a cold


    Plaquenil is 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.

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    As an immuno-suppressant, does it actually increase the risk of other diseases? Answer Plaquenil, or hydroxychloroquine HCQ, is an anti-malarial medication that has been proven to be useful in the treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis RA, sys- temic lupus erythematosus SLE and other inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. The usual adult dose for treating malaria is 800 mg initially, followed by 400 mg 6-8 hours later and then 400 mg at 24 hours and 48 hours. The dose for malaria prevention is 400 mg every week starting 1 or 2 weeks before exposure and for 4 weeks after leaving the high risk area. My new rheumy, after running a trillion tests, has said that if it weren't for my previous rheumy's test results, he would say I did not have lupus. So, I asked about coming off of plaquenil. He said that I could stop plaquenil cold turkey. It slowly decreases effectiveness in the body.

    Plaquenil is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

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    I don't know if anyone can help as this isn't technically lupus related. I've been on plaquenil for 6 months for suspected Sjogren's syndrome I don't have antibodies for Sjorgren's or Lupus but I do have Hashimoto's and have all the symptoms for Sjorgren's so the rheumatologist suggested a trial of plaquenil. One bad sickness can blow out my allotment of sick days for the year and often does. Or, it can simply be that with the weather changing and allergens in the air my nose is responding in kind. For now I will wait, push the fluids, rest and pray that tomorrow brings a clear nose and bright new day because I just don’t have time for “the sniffles” right now. Most of the scientific evidence is strongly against her, but Granny just might be on to something. Sure, people tend to get sick during the late fall and winter.

     
  8. olgapavlova Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD). SARCOIDOSIS TREATMENT GUIDELINES Plaquenil Side Effects on Your Eyes and Vision Protecting your eyesight when taking Plaquenil Lupus Foundation of.
     
  9. OpeL Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Precautions - Mayo Clinic Hydroxychloroquine may cause some people to be agitated, irritable, or display other abnormal behaviors. It may also cause some people to have suicidal thoughts and tendencies, or to become more depressed. If you or your caregiver notice any of these side effects, tell your doctor right away. This medicine may cause hypoglycemia low blood sugar.

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  10. mkredaktor New Member

    Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Side Effects Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is an older DMARD sometimes still used for mild RA. It may work by interrupting signaling among cells. It’s one of the best-tolerated DMARDs.

    Clinical and Structural Efficacy of Hydroxychloroquine in Rheumatoid.