Combination methotrexate and plaquenil

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  1. Dongregory Moderator

    Combination methotrexate and plaquenil

    Yesterday my rheumatologist started me on hydroxychloroquine as well. Is anyone else on this combination and have you had any problems with it as I know hydroxychloroquine can cause eye sight problems.

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    Clinical practice guidelines recommend use of combination DMARDs such as hydroxychloroquine plus methotrexate for patients with a disease duration less than 6 months and moderate disease activity and poor prognostic features and is an option for high disease activity and poor prognostic features. Summary Drug interactions are reported among people who take Methotrexate and Plaquenil together. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 23,242 people who take Methotrexate and Plaquenil from Food and Drug Administration FDA, and is updated regularly. Elevated levels of aminotransferases were more common in patients receiving methotrexate plus leflunomide, as were mild leucopenias and neutropenias. A 24-week open label extension converted those patients initially randomized to the methotrexate-placebo combination to methotrexate- leflunomide at 10-20 mg/day.

    Recently my eyes have felt sore and, after posting a question on this site, I am seeing my GP on Monday. Thanks Hi Catjones I have been taking this combination, started on both of them in January this year.

    Combination methotrexate and plaquenil

    Which would you pick and why? - Plaquenil or Methotrexate, Methotrexate and Plaquenil drug interactions - eHealthMe

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  7. Hydroxychloroquine may be used as part of a combination therapy. That means you may need to take it with other drugs. Taking methotrexate with hydroxychloroquine has not been studied. It may.

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    Original Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis with Methotrexate Alone, Sulfasalazine and Hydroxychloroquine, or a Combination of All Three Medications Dec 15, 2010 hello hope everyone is well just a quick question, i have been on methotrexate for 2 months increasing from 7.5 to 15 and now to 25mg.weekly now been given plaquenil 400mg daily, has anyone else been on this mixture and has it worked or how long should i wait to see if it works. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is an effective medication for autoimmune conditions and malaria that comes with less side effects than other DMARDs. Otrexup methotrexate is the first-choice treatment for many types of cancer and arthritis, but it has many side effects.

  8. Zeon XenForo Moderator

    I was diagnosed with RA a month ago and am returning to my Rheumatologist tomorrow to discuss treatment options. Methotrexate or Plaquenil? DailyStrength DMARDs for Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis Methotrexate and hydroxychloroquine Rheumatoid Arthritis.
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    Information about drug Hydroxychloroquine includes cost of the drug and the type of drug - tablet, capsule, syrup, cream, gel, ointment, liquid or injection. What is Plaquenil? - GoodRx Hydroxychloroquine tablets - Cleveland Clinic Plaquenil Prices, Coupons & Savings Tips - GoodRx
  10. botWorervow Moderator

    Immunosuppressants The Myositis Association The choice of which immunosuppressant is used depends on the patient’s symptoms and what medications target those symptoms. Different drugs may be added or changed, depending on how well symptoms are being controlled. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is an antimalarial drug that also has anti-inflammatory qualities and is used to treat.

    Do either hydroxychol/Plaquenil put you at risk. -