Plaquenil and black gums

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  1. Splux Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil and black gums


    In Sjögren’s, Plaquenil is used to treat many symptoms of Sjögren’s including fatigue, joint symptoms of arthritis and arthralgias (joint pain), dry mouth and dry eyes. Similar to its use in systemic lupus erythematosus, many clinicians feel that it is useful in reducing general Sjögren’s “disease activity.” One of the reasons that physicians feel comfortable in prescribing Plaquenil is its low risk to benefit ratio.

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    Crohn’s disease Complications of Crohn’s can include gum inflammation and cavities, but the most common are mouth sores or canker sores. Coeliac disease gluten intolerance Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs NSAIDs This may include such medications as ibuprofen, aspirin, Celebrex, ketoprofen, naproxen, and diclofenac. Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. 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. In the first stage of gum disease gingivitis, your gums become red, swollen and bleed easily due to plaque adhering along the tooth and gumline causing inflammation around the teeth. If plaque and tartar are left at the gumline and underneath the gums, bacterial toxins will attack the bone and ligaments surrounding the teeth in more advanced phases of gum disease, like periodontitis, can occur.

    As with any medication, allergic reactions including skin rashes and non-allergic reactions can occur. This means that the side effects of Plaquenil are mild and infrequent compared with its potential benefits.

    Plaquenil and black gums

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  7. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. 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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    A, Bluish-green pigmentation on the legs in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus without lupus lesions at the time of the skin biopsy. B, Brown pigmentation on the legs in another patient who had systemic lupus erythematosus associated with diffuse discoid lupus. Answer. Plaquenil or hydroxychloroquine has been known to cause a darkened discoloration of skin and/or mucous membranes. This is considered an adverse reaction and should be discussed with your prescriber. It is important to evaluate this color change to make sure there is nothing else wrong. The gums come in many natural colors, including red, pink, brown, and black. However, changes in gum color can indicate an underlying health problem. In this article, learn about what causes black.

     
  8. Dark Angel Well-Known Member

    Also known as: Plaquenil, Quineprox The following information is NOT intended to endorse any particular medication. Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses Methotrexate Hair Loss When and Why It Occurs and What You. Taking Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis
     
  9. ElusivE Well-Known Member

    Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis Hydroxychloroquine 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.

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  10. juristddd Guest

    Protecting your eyesight when taking Plaquenil Lupus. With all of the physical and emotional complications that lupus can cause, it’s easy to overlook symptoms that seem minor at first. But take this advice Don’t ignore changes in vision. While side effects of corticosteroids are usually to blame, there is also the possibility of ocular damage.

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