Plaquenil for lyme arthritis

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  1. flyzik Moderator

    Plaquenil for lyme arthritis


    Although I cant remember if it was referenced here as a treatment. /gov/pubmed/15617845 "Minocycline, tinidazole and hydroxychloroquine are reportedly capable of destroying both the spirochaetal and cystic L-form of B. It's a very common drug used for those with rheumatoid arthritis people take it for many years. Something is messing with my eyes, no doubt about it. Minocycline treatment started combined with hydroxychloroquine sulfate and the patient discharged with overall improvement." I haven't but it's often prescribed - AKA Plaquenil. It freaks me out because of it's crazy long half -life - 32-50 DAYS (not hours) So, if you want to come off of it...you're waiting a long time for it to clear out of your system.

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    Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine "I felt better than I have in 20 years! After 20 years on NSAIDS needed for Lyme arthritis, my kidneys were affected, and when I stopped NSAIDS cold turkey, it was amazing how much pain my body was in. Now a year into Plaquenil I feel like a new person. Get eyes checked every 6 months. I've been diagnosed with Lyme disease, Q fever, rickettsia and I've been battling this for years. I have unbearable joint pain and syncopal episodes. I am a nurse. I have to say that the best I feel is on Plaquenil and doxycycline, with steroids occasionally. I have a flare. Plaquenil works for Lyme, Lupus and RA •All of these diseases respond well to Plaquenil, because it modulates immunity as well as inhibiting DNA gyrase, an enzyme that allows bacteria to multiply. MS and Lyme

    Ya rhuemeys love it because of it immunosuppressive qualitys ..mess up the eyes ...however some llmd say it inhibits the efflux pump of bugs to make it more succeptable to others abx ..what girlie said ..is 96 hr so a few day n ok but ya a month to clear the system?! Yes its used to reduce inflammation and make other abx's more effective. It can also mess with your eyes so you need to get them checked but I haven't run into anyone that's actually had eye problems from it. Thought that might be the case - hadn't seen it in any of his protocols that I find online. I recommend if you're going on Plaquenil to have a baseline test done. It can also mess with your eyes so you need to get them checked but I haven't run into anyone that's actually had eye problems from it. It's a very common drug used for those with rheumatoid arthritis people take it for many years. I think it tests our Peripheral vision - and you may not notice a change so don't wait for that to happen I failed Visual Contrast Sensitivity as can be expected after mold exposure.

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  6. Oct 06, 2017 Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine "I felt better than I have in 20 years! After 20 years on NSAIDS needed for Lyme arthritis, my kidneys were affected, and when I stopped NSAIDS cold turkey, it was amazing how much pain my body was in. Now a year into Plaquenil I feel like a new person. Get eyes checked every 6 months.

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    Toid arthritis and chronic Lyme arthritis, we elected to treat the patient with hydroxychloroquine. When he was evaluated 3 months after hydroxychloroquine was started, his right knee swelling had decreased and after 6 months was totally resolved. At that time he was functional and free of the symptoms that had been Treatment of Lyme arthritis is based on several small, double-blind or randomized studies and observational studies summarized in Table 2. The efficacy of antibiotics was first demonstrated in a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of IM benzathine penicillin, 2.4 million units weekly for 3 weeks versus placebo. The first opinion was that the reason plaquenil helps lyme symptoms is because it acts as an immune suppressant. I guess this is the idea for its use in treating symptoms of lupus. Immune suppression is not necessarily a good thing.

     
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    Selected from data included with permission and copyrighted by First Databank, Inc. Protecting your eyesight when taking Plaquenil Lupus. Plaquenil & Weight Gain/Loss - Long-Term Side Effects of Plaquenil for Rheumatoid.
     
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    Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses Plaquenil is also used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. Plaquenil is available in generic form. What Are Side Effects of Plaquenil? Common side effects of Plaquenil include. nausea, vomiting, stomach pain or cramps, loss of appetite, weight loss, diarrhea, dizziness, spinning sensation, headache,

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