Plaquenil side effects skin discoloration

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    Plaquenil side effects skin discoloration


    Hydroxychloroquine is available as the brand-name drug Plaquenil. Generic drugs usually cost less than the brand-name version. Hydroxychloroquine may be used as part of a combination therapy.

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    Skin discoloration is a possible side effect of plaquenil. It can also cause discoloration of your fingernails. Usually it is not serious, but you should let your doctor know about it as soon as you can." Hydroxychloroquine pigmentation can occur within 1 year after starting therapy 4, 12, 13, 17. The skin discoloration has no systemic adverse sequelae. After discontinuation of the drug, the hydroxychloroquine-associated pigmentation slowly fades. Plaquenil Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity INFREQUENT side effects. If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression. Skin Discoloration; Vomiting; RARE side effects.

    Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. It isn’t fully understood how this drug works to treat lupus erythematosus or rheumatoid arthritis. That means you may need to take it with other drugs. It treats malaria by killing the parasites that cause the disease.

    Plaquenil side effects skin discoloration

    Plaquenil and skin discoloration, Hydroxychloroquine-Associated Hyperpigmentation Mimicking.

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    Jan 15, 2020 Skin hyperpigmentation 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 Omniscan, and have Arteriogram A known side effect of using antimalarials long term is dark patches on the skin. The Lupus Encyclopedia Thomas Jr. 2014 says this 'One of the potential long-term side-effects of using anti-malarial medications such as hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, chloroquine, and quinacrine is the development of dark-colored patches on the skin. Nov 23, 2009 We attribute this to both Plaquenil and Pilates, the latter of which I have now been doing weekly all year, and I also do some of the exercises daily if I find I have joint pain. It always helps. The little while circles on my skin are the only side effect of Plaquenil that I know of.

     
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    Zika virus (ZIKV) is an emerging virus which can cause birth defects, however there are currently no effective treatments or vaccines. PDF Chloroquine inhibits endosomal viral RNA release and. Anti-malaria drug shows promise as Zika virus treatment. Chloroquine - Wikipedia
     
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    Chloroquine - LiverTox - NCBI Bookshelf Chloroquine is an aminoquinoline used for the prevention and therapy of malaria. It is also effective in extraintestinal amebiasis and as an antiinflammatory agent for therapy of rheumatoid arthritis and lupus erythematosus. Chloroquine is not associated with serum enzyme elevations and is an extremely rare cause of clinically apparent acute liver injury.

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