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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MY NAME POOJA I AM 32 YRS OLD MY WEIGHT IS 69.5 KGS I HAVE DISEASE CALLED LUPUS SLE I AM ON MEDICATION OMNACORTIL 5 MG /2.5 MG ALTERNATE...

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Hello,

Joint pain and hair loss are features of SLE. Omnacortil has many side effects and so the doctor has started you on Methotrxate (Oncotrex)...

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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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Brief Answer:
Dont worry about the side effects.

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Dear Madam,

Thank you for posting your query on HCM.

Well looking into your...

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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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Hi, I am Dr Anshul Varshney , I have read your query in...

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