Hydroxychloroquine and sun exposure

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  1. 2rubiz Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine and sun exposure


    Hydroxychloroquine is available as the brand-name drug Plaquenil. Generic drugs usually cost less than the brand-name version. Hydroxychloroquine may be used as part of a combination therapy.

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    Hi All, I've been on plaquenil for a couple of months now and it is definitely affecting my tolerance to the sun. I burn more easily which I didn't think was possible since I am extremely fair and already have to be very sun smart and am starting to get rashes after sun exposure. Methotrexate and sun sensitivity. Esp someone on similar regime to me, as I'm 17.5mg MTX and hydroxychloroquine. And yes, I am sun sensitive now too - I come out in a bumpy rash straight away. I use SunSense, an Aussie sun cream that's factor 50 but unperfumed that I buy on internet. Protection from sun when taking Methotrexate I have. Find patient medical information for Hydroxychloroquine Oral on WebMD including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ratings.

    Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. It isn’t fully understood how this drug works to treat lupus erythematosus or rheumatoid arthritis. That means you may need to take it with other drugs. It treats malaria by killing the parasites that cause the disease.

    Hydroxychloroquine and sun exposure

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    Sunglasses can be recommended to avoid additional retinal injury due to sun exposure. Patients with hydroxychloroquine-induced retinal toxicity will not have any visual symptoms in the early stages, and will only develop clinical symptoms with severe end-stage damage. People with polymorphous light eruption or photosensitivity caused by systemic lupus erythematosus lupus may benefit from topical corticosteroids or oral hydroxychloroquine or corticosteroids. Occasionally, people with polymorphous light eruption can be desensitized to the effects of sunlight by gradually increasing their exposure to UV light see Phototherapy Using Ultraviolet Light to Treat Skin Disorders. Plaquenil Plaquenil and Sun Sensitivity; Experiences Side Effects & Concerns Compare Medications Drug Facts. Plaquenil and Sun Sensitivity. 759 discussions around the web mention both. About Plaquenil. 3.7? 80,505 Discussions. Plaquenil is an arthritis medication and an anti infectious agent.

     
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    This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with chloroquine. Chloroquine – The Home Designings Chloroquine synergizes sunitinib cytotoxicity via modulating. Chloroquine - FDA prescribing information, side effects.
     
  7. poppp XenForo Moderator

    Plaquenil (Hydroxychloroquine) is used to dampen inflammation in some forms of arthritis, especially rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. The Risk of Retinal Toxicity with Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine-Induced Retinal Toxicity - American. Hydroxychloroquine and Eyes Hi all, I am new to this.
     
  8. rocer Moderator

    Sjogren's syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, a drug designed to treat malaria, is often helpful in treating Sjogren's syndrome. Drugs that suppress the immune system, such as methotrexate Trexall, also might be prescribed.

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  9. mixa XenForo Moderator

    Stopping Plaquenil - General Discussion - Life With Lupus Aug 26, 2016 Plaquenil is used to keep this autoimmune disease at a less active phase- it is not just for joint pains and discoid It helps to also keep the flares less severe - unsure how it works they just know that it does. My lupus affects major body systems and joint pains have not been a big problem for me but it keeps.

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