Results 1 - 10 of 54 for HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE
  1. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of drugs called antimalarials. It is used to prevent and treat acute ... Hydroxychloroquine comes as a tablet to take by mouth. For prevention of malaria in adults, two tablets ...
  2. ... medication. The most common DMARDs are methotrexate, sulfasalazine, hydroxychloroquine, and leflunomide. Less frequently used medications include gold ...
  3. ... used DMARD for rheumatoid arthritis. Leflunomide (Arava) and hydroxychloroquine may also be used. Sulfasalazine is an anti- ... drug that is often combined with methotrexate and hydroxychloroquine (triple therapy). These drugs may have serious side ...
  4. Handout on Health: Rheumatoid Arthritis From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)  
    ... the course of the disease. Common DMARDs include hydroxychloroquine, leflunomide, methotrexate, and sulfasalazine. Other DMARDs—called biologic ... research. One recent study showed that treatment with hydroxychloroquine, a medication used to treat rheumatic diseases and ...
  5. ... most serious and life-threatening complications of lupus. Hydroxychloroquine, an antimalarial medication, is also used in the ... research has shown that lupus patients treated with hydroxychloroquine were less likely to develop severe kidney disease, ...
  6. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)  
    ... A common antimalarial used to treat lupus is hydroxychloroquine. It may be used alone or in combination ... research has shown that lupus patients treated with hydroxychloroquine were less likely to develop severe kidney disease, ...
  7. Eosinophilic Fasciitis (Merck & Co., Inc.)  
    ... long periods and possibly other drugs (for example, hydroxychloroquine or the immunosuppressants methotrexate , azathioprine , rituximab , mycophenolate mofetil, ...
  8. Discoid Lupus Erythematosus (American Osteopathic College of Dermatology)  
    ... more needs to be done, a drug named hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) will often improve the condition. Patients on hydroxychloroquine need eye exams once a year to prevent ...
  9. Pregnancy and Rheumatic Disease (American College of Rheumatology)  
    ... risk of infections and premature rupture of membranes. Hydroxychloroquine, is an extremely safe drug for both the ... prevent risk of a disease flare. In particular, hydroxychloroquine is a very safe drug during pregnancy and ...
  10. Inflammatory Myopathies (Myositis) (Muscular Dystrophy Association) - PDF  
    ... kidney damage increased by some anti-inflammatory drugs. hydroxychloroquine sulfate (Plaquenil) Mechanism not understood; used in arthritis, ...
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