Hydroxychloroquine remission rheumatoid arthritis

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    Hydroxychloroquine remission rheumatoid arthritis


    Yet some patients who achieve remission struggle to sustain it. Remission means different things to different people.

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    Plaquenil is a DMARD which has been prescribed for years to treat rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, and other autoimmune diseases. When the first biologic DMARD received FDA-approval in 1998, and as other biologics followed in subsequent years, it appeared as though Plaquenil would become less prescribed. Hydroxychloroquine is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. Important information. Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. Originally, hydroxychloroquine was used to prevent and treat malaria and was considered very effective. Now it is generally used for rheumatoid arthritis, but it has also been shown to work well for juvenile arthritis, some lupus symptoms, and other types of autoimmune conditions.

    The American College of Rheumatology has published criteria for defining RA remission. To some it’s the total absence of symptoms, while other patients might feel their RA is in remission if they have only an occasional flare of joint tenderness or morning stiffness.

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  7. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disorder for which there is no known cure. Fortunately in the last few years, a shift in strategy toward the earlier institution of disease modifying drugs and the availability of new classes of medications have greatly improved the outcomes that can be expected by most patients.

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    Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria. Today, it is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, some symptoms of lupus, childhood arthritis or juvenile idiopathic arthritis and other autoimmune diseases. It is not clear why hydroxychloroquine is effective at treating autoimmune diseases. Hydroxychloroquine brand namePlaquenil is a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD approved for adults with RA. It is often given in combination with methotrexate and sulfasalazine a treatment known as triple therapy, to help slow RA disease progression for patients who do not get relief from methotrexate therapy alone. 1,2. Research shows that this medication reduces RA symptoms. When you have rheumatoid arthritis, your symptoms -- including joint pain and swelling -- can come and go. The times when you feel better and your symptoms are under control are called "remission.

     
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    Anita- It is hard to say whether I noticed a difference when I first went on plaquenil, because I was also on 10mg of prednisone at that time, and I didn't start weaning down from that until I had been on plaquenil for a few months. Plaquenil withdrawal side effects - Doctor answers on. A Randomized Study of the Effect of Withdrawing. Stopping plaquenil. DailyStrength
     
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    Hydroxychloroquine is widely used in the treatment of post-Lyme arthritis. Plaquenil - Brand name vs Generic DailyStrength Generic Plaquenil Availability - Chloroquine Price of 213 Brands / Trade Names Medindia
     
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    Aquarium Fish Chloroquine A "New" Drug for Treating Fish. Feb 20, 2013 *Please note that phosphate is difficult to measure, even using a spectrophotometer, and there was a large variation in the measurements taken in these tests, with no real explanation. Availability. The current major drawback to using chloroquine to treat fish diseases is locating a commercial source of the drug.

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