Is plaquenil safer than methotrexate

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  1. Vahta XenForo Moderator

    Is plaquenil safer than methotrexate


    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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    May 11, 2017 DMARDs and biologics have changed the course of rheumatoid arthritis for many people. Compare these two types of drugs for treating rheumatoid arthritis. Other than that I have had some GI issues when the Plaquenil was increased, but I seem to now be adjusting to it as well. Both have really helped as my inflammation markers are now back in the normal ranges in my blood work--they were 600 times normal before I began. I still have joint pain, but it is much less than before. If a particular preparation is ineffective after a 4-week trial or is not tolerated, then another NSAID can be initiated. No one NSAID has been demonstrated to be better than another for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis nor have the COX-2 agents been shown to be superior to traditional NSAIDS in terms of effectiveness. Usual Time to Effect

    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.

    Is plaquenil safer than methotrexate

    Choosing Medications for Rheumatoid Arthritis - NCBI Bookshelf, Methotrexate and plaquenil - @Kristinsaba1988.

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  7. The fatigue is still considerable on some days, but overall I feel 110% better than I did. I was unable to work before taking these drug and now I am back to working full time and I spent this entire weekend enjoying my grandkids! I have also been able to step the prednisone bake to no more than 5 Mg every two days which is a big plus.

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    Methotrexate is classified as a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD.   The drug decreases pain and swelling associated with rheumatoid arthritis, slows progression of the disease, and helps prevent joint damage. When considering effectiveness and safety, is methotrexate injection better than oral methotrexate? Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil® is used for rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil® is an antibiotic used to treat malaria, but it also works to treat symptoms of RA, lupus, and other rheumatic diseases. It can reduce your joint pain and swelling. I told my doctor I wanted to research a bit before I gave an answer. Do you think I should try the Plaquenil first before starting MTX or is it fine to jump to MTX? From what I read so far, seems like methotrexate is a bigger drug with more side effects so plaquenil would be the better choice. Any information would be helpful.

     
  8. kolumbaz Moderator

    Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Why There's More to Sjogren's Syndrome The Dr. Oz Show Alternatives to Plaquenil DailyStrength Sjögren’s Top 5 What Your Rheumatologist Should be Monitoring For
     
  9. vps1.ru New Member

    Also known as: Plaquenil, Quineprox The following information is NOT intended to endorse any particular medication. Hydroxychloroquine User Reviews for Rheumatoid Arthritis. What next if plaquenil doesn't work? - Rheumatoid Arthritis Progression Signs of Progressive RA
     
  10. GoldBerg New Member

    Hydroxychloroquine Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term. Inability to move the eyes; increased blinking or spasms of the eyelid; joint or muscle pain; large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, and sex organs; loss of hearing; lower back or side pain; noisy breathing; painful or difficult urination; red irritated eyes; red skin lesions, often with a purple center

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