Does plaquenil weaken the immune system

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  1. PavelWA Guest

    Does plaquenil weaken the immune system


    They are most common among people with weak immune systems. People with certain health conditions may need to take medications with side effects that can weaken your immune system and put you at risk for fungal infections.

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    Overall, most serious fungal infections are rare, but they do happen. They are most common among people with weak immune systems. People with certain health conditions may need to take medications with side effects that can weaken your immune system and put you at risk for fungal infections. But you can’t even compare it to the only other things I have to treat lupus—prednisone, where 100 percent of people get side effects, or immunosuppressive drugs, which suppress the immune system, potentially causing infections, low blood counts, and liver toxicity. Plaquenil is an immunomodulatory drug DMARD that works by suppressing the immune system to prevent it from damaging tissues and joints. The immune system helps protect the body from harmful substances such as infectious agents and bacteria.

    Fungal infections can range from mild to life-threatening. Specifically, corticosteroids and TNF (tumor necrosis factor) inhibitors are two types of medications that can increase your chances of getting a fungal infection.

    Does plaquenil weaken the immune system

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  3. Plaquenil itself probably does not have a direct affect on your immune system - it is a DMARD and is not considered to be an immunosuppressant. However, many with active autoimmune diseases feel that they are not succeptible to many of the common viruses that they are exposed to - somewhat of a silver lining.

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    I have been taking Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine for about 10 months. Since August I’ve had some strange infections. First I got shingles. Then I started with a bacterial vaginosis. I discontinued the Plaquenil for about a week when I was diagnosed with shingles and I thought it may have helped it not be so bad. The bacterial vaginosis just won’t go away. I use metro gel and it’s goes. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat and prevent malaria infection, and to reduce symptoms and progression of autoimmune diseases such as lupus & others. 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.

     
  4. ruwm User

    Hydroxychloroquine is used to prevent or treat malaria infections caused by mosquito bites. Hydroxychloroquine MedlinePlus Drug Information Plaquenil What You Need to Know - Kaleidoscope Fighting Lupus Hydroxychloroquine Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions.
     
  5. gumfitnes New Member

    Hydroxychloroquine is a quinoline medicine used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Effects of chloroquine on viral infections an old drug. Is Chloroquine a Cure for Coronavirus? Scientists Say Maybe. What Is the Difference between Hydroxychloroquine and.
     
  6. Qwer XenForo Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine - Wikipedia Hydroxychloroquine HCQ, sold under the brand name Plaquenil among others, is a medication used for the prevention and treatment of certain types of malaria. Specifically it is used for chloroquine-sensitive malaria. Other uses include treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and porphyria cutanea tarda. It is taken by mouth.

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