Methotrexate vs plaquenil side effects long term

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    Methotrexate vs plaquenil side effects long term


    See below for a comprehensive list of adverse effects. Applies to methotrexate: oral solution, oral tablet Other dosage forms: Oral route (Solution) Severe Toxic Reactions, Including Embryo-Fetal Toxicity Methotrexate can cause severe or fatal toxicities.

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    Otrexup methotrexate is the first-choice treatment for many types of cancer and arthritis, but it has many side effects. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is an effective medication for autoimmune conditions and malaria that comes with less side effects than other DMARDs. Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Plaquenil can cause serious side effects when used in high doses for chronic diseases such as RA over the long term. The New Zealand Dermatological Society recommends that to decrease the risk of retina damage, no more than 200mg of Plaquenil should be taken a day, and a dose of 400mg per day should be taken no longer than a few weeks.

    Methotrexate can cause embryo-fetal toxicity and fetal death. Monitor closely and modify dose or discontinue for the following toxicities: bone marrow suppression, infection, renal, gastrointestinal, hepatic, pulmonary, hypersensitivity and dermatologic.

    Methotrexate vs plaquenil side effects long term

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  7. Too many side effects of both methotrexate and Hydrochloroquine prompted my beautiful daughter to encourage me to go on a strict diet with no meds. I did check with my gp and rheumy re this. I am now thank God in remission 🌸

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    Methotrexate is contraindicated in pre-existing liver conditions; making it necessary to notify your doctor of any pre-existing liver problems. Liver complications and even liver failure are possible long-term side effects of the drug. If you are using methotrexate long term, a liver biopsy is usually recommended. Methotrexate use has rarely caused serious sometimes fatal side effects, such as lung problems, lung infections Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia, skin reactions, diarrhea, and mouth sores ulcerative stomatitis. See also Side Effects section. Aug 27, 2013 I saw him three weeks ago, and he encouraged me to try to taper down now that the plaquenil is helping so much. According to him, only doses lower than 3 mg per day can be considered to have zero long-term side effects, so he either wants me off the steroids completely, or to get at or below 3 mg.

     
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    I suffer from Lupus and I have been taking plaquenil. I don’t know much about lupus but I do know that plaquenil inhibits platelets. I know that low platelet levels can cause excessive and spontaneous bleeding. Low WBC/RBC and starting plaquenil? - Sjogren's World How Rheumatoid Arthritis Affects Platelets Low platelet count thrombocytopenia Causes, treatment.
     
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  10. HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE - Hydroxychloroquine sulfate Hydroxychloroquine sulfate is a colorless crystalline solid, soluble in water to at least 20 percent; chemically the drug is 2-4-7-Chloro-4-quinolyl aminopentyl ethylamino ethanol sulfate 11. Hydroxychloroquine sulfate tablets contain 200 mg hydroxychloroquine sulfate, equivalent to 155 mg base, and are for oral administration.

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