Does hydroxychloroquine suppress your immune system

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  1. Space Adventurer Well-Known Member

    Does hydroxychloroquine suppress your immune system


    I am asking this question, because I started this med approx. 1 month ago and prior to taking it I rarely ever got sick with colds,flu etc.

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    Aug 02, 2010 Plaquenil works by suppressing the immune system. Unfortunately you can't tell it to attack just the germs so you suppress all of its function to spare your healthy tissue- in your husband's case, his eyes, mouth, throat. NOTE Plaquinil and hydroxychloroquine are essentially the same drug. The same effects should be expected from both drugs. 2. No, his immune system should not be forever compromised. Plaquenil works by suppressing the immune system. Unfortunately you can't tell it to attack just the germs so you suppress all of its function to spare your healthy tissue- in your husband's case, his eyes, mouth, throat. NOTE Plaquinil and hydroxychloroquine are essentially the same drug. The same effects should be expected from both drugs. 2. No, his immune system should not be forever compromised. Plaquenil changes the way your immune system works. In some kinds of lupus, your immune system attacks your body instead of protecting it. Plaquenil tries to quiet or slow down the immune system.

    Around 2 weeks ago, I came down with a doozy of an illness (flulike with croup like cough that just won't quit). The only thing that usually ever ailed me were the crappy Sjogrens symptoms.

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  6. Apr 01, 2013 Methotrexate does suppress the immune system, but serious infections with methotrexate are not common. Your rheumatologist will monitor you closely for any side effects associated with methotrexate such as liver test abnormalities, pneumonitis, or infections. Almost all autoimmune diseases require the immune system be suppressed to some degree.

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    However, it’s believed that this drug affects how your immune system works, which may be a benefit in lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. Hydroxychloroquine side effects Drugs that can Harm the Immune System and Lungs. The flu is rarely deadly. It's flu that becomes pneumonia that kills. Prescription and over-the-counter drugs should be seriously considered on the list of things that could potentially make people more susceptible to having a flu that morphs into a deadly pneumonia. It is not clear why hydroxychloroquine is effective at treating autoimmune diseases. It is believed that hydroxychloroquine interferes with the communication of cells in the immune system.

     
  7. fsniper Moderator

    Applies to hydroxychloroquine: oral tablet Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine may cause some unwanted effects. Plaquenil Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures. Long-Term Side Effects of Plaquenil for Rheumatoid. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage.
     
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  9. Banditka-999 Guest

    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil for Cicatricial Alopecia. Oct 22, 2017 Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is a slow acting drug. It can take up to 8 weeks or more before the medication really starts to have an effect and actually help an individual using the drug. Because hydroxychloroquine is so delayed in its onset, I usually give it 4-6 months before really deciding if it is working. and sometimes even longer.

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  10. FReklama XenForo Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine Prescriptions - LUPUS UK Plaquenil® was the original brand or trade name for hydroxychloroquine that was patented. The only other branded product is Quinoric® produced by Bristol Laboratories. Generic versions are non-branded products produced off patent and cheaper than the originals that have been produced by a variety.

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