Hydroxychloroquine

What is Hydroxychloroquine?

Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of drugs called antimalarials. It is used to prevent and treat acute attacks of malaria. It is also used to treat discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis in patients whose symptoms have not improved with other treatments.

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Today I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, and one of the prescriptions was hydroxychloroquine, I was told to see and opthomolgist for this...

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Dont worry about the side effects.

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Unable to put my feet on earth because of severe pain in my both legs since after I had got fever chikungunya before 3 weeks ago on...

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Brief Answer:
Post Chikungunya Arthritis

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