Does plaquenil lower my immune system

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  1. Casanova or Casa New Member

    Does plaquenil lower my immune system


    Please review the following URL and make sure that it is spelled correctly. Hi everybody, I was wondering if Plaquenil's primary mode of action was to suppress the immune system?

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    Higher doses of medications that weaken your immune system are more likely to increase your risk of getting a fungal infection. 5,11,13,14 Click on the sections below to see lists of corticosteroids and TNF inhibitors that can increase the chances of getting a fungal infection. Plaquenil itself probably does not have a direct affect on your immune system - it is a DMARD and is not considered to be an immunosuppressant. However, many with active autoimmune diseases feel that they are not succeptible to many of the common viruses that they are exposed to - somewhat of a silver lining. Summary Immune system disorder 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 Enbrel, and have Pain.

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

    Does plaquenil lower my immune system

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  3. Overall, most serious fungal infections are rare, but they do happen. They are most common among people with weak immune systems. People with certain health conditions may need to take medications with side effects that can weaken your immune system and put you at risk for fungal infections.

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    All of my symtoms pretty much cleared up. Now this year I have been having things pop up that are related to a low immune system. Some of my doctors think It is the Plaquenil causing it but then some say that Plaquenil is not an immunosuppressant drug that for some reason my immune system is out of wack. I only take 200 mg a day. Plaquenil is prescribed as a disease-modifier, in other words, to decrease pain, decrease swelling, and prevent joint damage and disability. It is not known how Plaquenil works but researchers believe that Plaquenil interferes with communication between cells within the immune system. ´╗┐ ´╗┐ Ultimately, it is thought to block proinflammatory. Feb 04, 2015 I have been taking plaquenil for almost a year, does this drug lower your immune system's effective? Asked by fredkintner Updated 4 February 2015 Topics

     
  4. bruks XenForo Moderator

    Suppression: 400 mg (310 mg base) orally on the same day every week Comments: -Suppressive therapy should begin 2 weeks prior to exposure; however, failing this, an initial dose of 800 mg (620 mg base) may be taken in 2 divided doses (6 hours apart). Diagnosis and Treatment of Lyme Arthritis Plaquenil and lyme treatment - Lyme Disease - MedHelp Plaquenil - PANS / PANDAS Lyme included - ACN Latitudes Forums
     
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    Lupus -- also called systemic lupus erythematosus, or SLE -- might not have a cure, but it's a highly treatable condition. Plaquenil What You Need to Know - Kaleidoscope Fighting Lupus Plaquenil for treating Discoid Lupus Treato - Page 2 PLAQUENIL®
     
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    Are Thyroid Patients More Prone to Getting Sick? Find Out! Supporting these genes with proper nutrition also improves your ability to fend off less serious afflictions such as colds or the flu. Disease prevention is always beneficial but those with thyroid disease should be particularly interested because they are more likely to get sick due to the inhibited immune function.

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