Can hydroxychloroquine help osteoarthritis

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  1. Calex Guest

    Can hydroxychloroquine help osteoarthritis


    It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability.

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    Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial medication 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. Also called Plaquenil, hydroxychloroquine is a disease-modifying drug that can help decrease both the swelling and pain of rheumatoid arthritis. According to Rheumatology.org, there is not a clear reason why hydroxychloroquine is so effective in treating autoimmune diseases. It is potentially because the drug interferes with the immune system’s cells’ communications. 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

    Today, it is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, some symptoms of lupus, childhood arthritis (or juvenile idiopathic arthritis) and other autoimmune diseases. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria.

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  3. According to the American College of Rheumatology, hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, is a “disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD,” meaning that it helps reduce the pain and swelling that come with arthritis. It can also reduce the incidence of joint damage, thus lessening the risk of developing a long-term disability from complications of RA.

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    A recent large study of people with cardiovascular disease found that hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil does not increase the risk of infection and methotrexate increases the risk of infection only slightly. The concern with immune suppression is that the virus could replicate more freely and cause more severe or extensive disease, says Dr. Winthrop. User Reviews for Plaquenil to treat Rheumatoid Arthritis. The following information is NOT intended to endorse drugs or recommend therapy. While these reviews might be helpful, they are not a substitute for the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgement of healthcare practitioners in patient care. Hydroxychloroquine is used for treatment of rheumatoid or autoimmune conditions, and osteoarthritis is more of a degenerative condition, so I can see how it may not be as effective,” she.

     
  4. cahuna XenForo Moderator

    Chloroquine has long been used in the treatment or prevention of malaria from Plasmodium vivax, P. malariae, excluding the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum, for it started to develop widespread resistance to it. Chloroquine Indications, Side Effects, Warnings - Chloroquine Aralen - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions. Chloroquine phosphate REEF2REEF Saltwater and Reef.
     
  5. moris_2007 User

    Interferes with digestive vacuole function within sensitive malarial parasites by increasing the p H and interfering with lysosomal degradation of hemoglobin; inhibits locomotion of neutrophils and chemotaxis of eosinophils; impairs complement-dependent antigen-antibody reactions Incomplete and variable (~70% [range: 25 to 100%]) (Tett 1993) Hepatic; metabolites include bidesethylchloroquine, desethylhydroxychloroquine, and desethylchloroquine (Mc Chesney 1966) Urine (15% to 25% [Tett 1993]; as metabolites and unchanged drug [up to 60%, Mc Chesney 1966]); may be enhanced by urinary acidification Rheumatic disease: May require several weeks to respond ~40 days (Tett 1993) ~40%, primarily albumin (Tett 1993) Lupus erythematosus: Treatment of chronic discoid erythematosus and systemic lupus erythematosus in adults. Chloroquine C18H26ClN3 - PubChem Chloroquine Oral, Intramuscular Advanced Patient. - Aralen, Chloroquine phosphate chloroquine dosing.
     
  6. jason32 XenForo Moderator

    The Risk of Retinal Toxicity with Plaquenil The Risk of Retinal Toxicity with Plaquenil Posted on Fri, Aug 29, 2014 Plaquenil, hydroxychloroquine HCQ, is an anti-malarial medication that has been proven to be useful in the treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis RA, systemic lupus erythematosus SLE and other inflammatory and autoimmune diseases.

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  7. Starling Guest

    Treatment of Refractory Chronic Urticaria Omalizumab given subcutaneously in doses of 150 mg or 300 mg, repeated every 4 weeks for a period of 12 weeks, has significant efficacy in treatment of chronic refractory urticaria. The efficacy is dose dependent. The incidence of serious side effects was low, and more side effects were noted at higher doses.

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