Does plaquenil weaken your immune system

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    Does plaquenil weaken your 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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    Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine Hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malarial, is used to treat RA and SLE. Although called "immune-suppresive" it does not have a powerful effect on the immune system. We are still understanding how it works and in general it regulates the communication of immune cells / lymphocytes. Plaquenil lowers your immune system’s ability to cause inflammation. This can help control symptoms like rashes, skin and mouth sores and joint pain. Plaquenil and your eyes. A rare side effect of Plaquenil is damage to the eye's retina. The retina is the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye. Using Plaquenil for a long period of time may harm the retina, causing serious vision loss. My gyn oncologist was concerned that the Plaquenil may affect my immune system to ward of the hpv since we all know a good immune system is needed to fight the virus --- He understands the RA pain conundrum I have.

    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 your immune system

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  3. 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.

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    Be sure to notify your other physicians when taking this drug. This drug does not have a strong effect on the immune system, so vaccines recommended by other physicians are generally acceptable. Notify your eye doctor when you are on this medication so regular visual screening tests can be performed. Plaquenil and Immune system disorder - from FDA reports Summary Immune system disorder is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Enbrel, and have Pain. Cancer usually either fools or overwhelms the immune system as the latter usually keeps cancer cells in check. Medications for cancer vary, some kill the good and the bad and wipe out the immune system with the cancer cells and the new biologics are targeted therapy that only kill cancer cells.

     
  4. IteteDrokPeve Well-Known Member

    In some cases, they may not be available in every strength or form as the brand-name drug. Plaquenil. A medication for Lupus Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions - Drugs Taking Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis
     
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    Primaquine Therapy for Malaria Clinical Infectious Diseases. Summary of reports from India, Pakistan, and Brazil showing the therapeutic efficacy of standard chloroquine in combination with 15 mg of primaquine daily for 5 or 14 days for treatment of Plasmodium vivax malaria.

    Side Effects of Chloroquine and Primaquine and Symptom.
     
  6. Igorekweb New Member

    Chloroquine - Prescription Drug Information. Concomitant therapy with an 8-aminoquinoline drug is necessary for treatment of the hypnozoite liver stage forms of P.vivax and P.ovale see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION. Contraindications. Use of Chloroquine phosphate tablets for indications other than acute malaria is contraindicated in the presence of retinal or visual field changes of any etiology.

    Delingpole Studies Claim Malaria Drug Chloroquine Effective.