Is plaquenil safe to take during pregnancy

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    Is plaquenil safe to take during pregnancy


    It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability.

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    Plaquenil is usually considered a pregnancy Category C medication. This means that it may not be safe for use during pregnancy, although the full risks are not known. Talk to your healthcare provider about the risks and benefits of using Plaquenil during pregnancy see Plaquenil and Pregnancy for more information. Hi my name is XXXXXXX 49 yrs old and i have lupus and hypothyriods. Im taking plaquinel 200 mg 1 a day. And levothyroxine 100 mg daily. Can I also take actalin twice daily with meals. Will I be over medicatingmyself. It is important to think about the benefits of taking hydroxychloroquine and treating your condition during pregnancy versus the possible risks of stopping the medication and having more symptoms and uncontrolled disease during pregnancy.

    Today, it is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, some symptoms of lupus, childhood arthritis (or juvenile idiopathic arthritis) and other autoimmune diseases. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria.

    Is plaquenil safe to take during pregnancy

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  3. In my 6 years of ob/gyn practice, I have never heard of plaquenil being used to prevent pregnancy loss. It is an anti-malaria drug that is safe in pregnancy and is often used for RA, Sjogren's, Lupus, etc. It can decrease inflammation-- perhaps that's why your REI chose it?

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    I'm bumping up this topic, hoping someone who has experience with plaq during pregnancy will see it. You could edit the title of your post by clicking on the pencil in the upper right of your first post. Try including the words "Plaquenil During Pregnancy. yes? no? - HELP!" Blessings! It may take several weeks or months to see improvement if you are taking this for lupus or arthritis. Hydroxychloroquine may not prevent malaria in all cases. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis, prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria. Today, it is used to treat rheumatoid

     
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    Plaquenil Side Effects on Your Eyes and Vision In some people, Plaquenil can cause a condition called hydroxychloroquine retinopathy, often referred to as bulls-eye maculopathy. The condition sometimes resembles a target, or bulls-eye ring, on the retina surrounding the macula.

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