Plaquenil and smoking

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  1. Eloi Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil and smoking


    Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

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    Cigarette smoking has been suspected to increase the risk and the activity of systemic lupus erythematosus SLE 1,2 and cutaneous lupus. 3,4 Some data indicate that cigarette smoking might interfere with the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine in cutaneous lupus. 3,4 As these antimalarial agents are partly metabolised via the cytochrome P450 enzyme system and as the constituents of cigarette smoke are known potent inducers of cytochrome P450, it has been hypothesised that. Side effects include irritability, headache, weakness, hair lightening or loss, stomach upset, nausea, dizziness, muscle pain, rash and itching. Rarely, hydroxychloroquine can affect the bone marrow leading to reduced white blood cells leukopenia or platelets thrombocytopenia. Plaquenil is a drug that is used to treat malaria infections. It also happens to have immunosuppressive properties and is used to limit inflammation. Arthritis is a disease that is characterized by pain secondary to joint inflammation. This patient stated that the plaquenil was working great and her joint pain had been reduced tremendously.

    Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. Hydroxychloroquine is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus.

    Plaquenil and smoking

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  3. PLAQUENIL film-coated tablets cannot be divided, therefore they should not be used to treat patients who weigh less than 31 kg. For radical cure of P. vivax and P. malariae infections, concomitant therapy with an 8-aminoquinoline compound is necessary.

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    And, smoking is not recommended for anyone, particularly those with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease. To prevent upset stomach, take Plaquenil with food. Also, the generic version of Plaquenil, hydroxychloroquine, can cause additional stomach irritation. If you are experiencing consistent stomach aches. Does Plaquenil Interact with other Medications? Severe Interactions. These medications are not usually taken together. Consult your healthcare professional e.g. doctor or pharmacist for more in. It has also been noted recently that smoking reduces the effectiveness of Plaquenil in treating lupus, thus, smoking cessation should be instituted in all patients taking Plaquenil. More About Autoimmune diseases

     
  4. poser1 Well-Known Member

    Senior Care Consultant Pharmacist and President of MZ Associates, Inc. Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses Drugs that lower the seizure threshold UNDERSTANDING PLAQUENIL IN THE TREATMENT OF LUPUS
     
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    after 6 to 8 hours; then a single dose of 500 mg (300-mg base) P. for next 2 days or 4 to 5 ml (160- to 200-mg base) I. Cloroquin Phosphat 250mg - Mekophar Chloroquine MedlinePlus Drug Information Chloroquine Tablets - American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
     
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    Hydroxychloroquine Side Effects, Dosage, Uses, and More Taking hydroxychloroquine with these drugs could cause hypoglycemia low blood sugar. Your doctor may need to reduce your dosage of insulin or the other diabetes drugs. Examples of other diabetes.

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