Plaquenil skin pigment

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    Plaquenil skin pigment


    In many cases, once the offending drug has been stopped, fading of the lesions occurs. However, the pigmentation may last a long time or become permanent.

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    Plaquenil can change the pigmentation in the skin, so it would stand to reason that it can do the same with hair. I have experienced the change in pigmentation on my legs. It looks like I have a huge bruise on the back of my leg which extends from the calf to the ankle. I call it a perma-bruise. A known side effect of using antimalarials long term is dark patches on the skin. The Lupus Encyclopedia Thomas Jr. 2014 says this 'One of the potential long-term side-effects of using anti-malarial medications such as hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, chloroquine, and quinacrine is the development of dark-colored patches on the skin. Feb 19, 2020 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.

    Applies to hydroxychloroquine: oral tablet Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine (the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil) may cause some unwanted effects. Because many drugs that induce skin pigmentation also cause photosensitivity reactions, sun protection is usually recommended.

    Plaquenil skin pigment

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  6. Skin rashes and pigment change. Atabrine, specifically, can cause yellow pigmentation of skin. Sometimes Plaquenil can also deposit in the tissues of the body and cause the skin to take on a greenish tone. Dry skin; Loss of appetite; Abdominal bloating; Upset stomach; Stomach cramps

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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is not a new therapy. It has been used in rheumatology for decades and it's proven a very useful medication. In my clinic, I mainly use it for these 3 indications The skin lesions were macular or patchy, some well and others poorly demarcated, with a hyperpigmentation of gray to black discoloration, generally annular, but some with irregular morphology. They were flat without induration or scaling Figure 1. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis, prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long- term disability. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria.

     
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    Chloroquine & Hydroxychloroquine supporting chemo. Note based on a RGCC chemosensitivity analysis I have seen at a German clinic, Hydroxychloroquine has been effective in killing the cancer cells of 5 out 7 patients that were tested. It is one of very few available drugs that inhibits autophagy, a mechanism associated with its anticancer properties.

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  10. Dima_1984 Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria.

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