Does plaquenil make your skin dark

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  1. mestmecewem New Member

    Does plaquenil make your skin dark


    It's used to treat and prevent malaria infection, and to reduce symptoms and progression of autoimmune diseases such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and others. Malaria is spread by mosquitoes, which transmit the parasites that cause the infection, usually in tropical and subtropical parts of the world.

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    How is drug-induced nail disease diagnosed? The diagnosis of drug-induced nail disease is made by taking a careful history and by a thorough clinical examination. Nail scrapings and clippings can be taken for mycology to exclude fungal infection. A skin biopsy can show characteristic features but risks causing permanent scarring and nail deformity. Apr 18, 2009 I decided to try laser skin therapy for the sun spots, and that's helping fade them. The Plaq is doing so much to help me, there's no way I'll stop taking it even with the facial discoloring. You may find decreasing your dose to 200 mg. will make the SJS symptoms worse. I don't want to risk it. My dermatologist gave me the reason, when asked, why my skin was turning a dark gray. I was really kind of worried, she replied "Side effect of the Plaquenil". I have been on plaquenil at least 12 years. It was a gradual change that I first thought was just dead skin that needed the loofa. Needless to say that made dry skin worse, so don't.

    For example, it may be combined with an antibiotic to treat chronic Q-fever, which humans usually catch from farm animals or raw milk. Plaquenil is used to treat other types of infections too.

    Does plaquenil make your skin dark

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    Aug 26, 2016 How does lupus affect the renal kidney system? Lupus is an autoimmune disease that can affect almost any part of your body, most often your joints, skin, kidneys, heart, lungs, blood, or brain. Your two kidneys are part of your renal system, which also includes two ureters, the bladder, and the urethra. Dec 25, 2011 Atabrine, specifically, can cause yellow pigmentation of skin. Sometimes Plaquenil can also deposit in the tissues of the body and cause the skin to take on a greenish tone. Retinal damage There is a small chance that retinal damage will occur while taking hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil or chloroquine Aralen. Plaquenil belongs to a class of medication often called as disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs known as DMARDs. Antimalarials are used in changing the way your immune system works. Plaquenil medication reduces skin problems in lupus and prevents swelling or pain in arthritis. However, it is still not known exactly how the drug works. Side Effects

     
  7. Lamarysha Moderator

    Was told by the doctor that the med, should help me control the systemic arthrirts(Sjogren syndrome /lupus) after 4-6 months of using the med. I am on plaquenil but also experience some of the same things you do. The Risk of Retinal Toxicity with Plaquenil What is the correct way to discontinue use of plaquenil? Stopping plaquenil. DailyStrength
     
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    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine-related skin discoloration CMAJ Drug-induced hyperpigmentation DermNet NZ Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil
     
  9. CashToChange New Member

    Plaquenil – RheumInfo Skin rash – Plaquenil can rarely cause a rash. Patients who experience this rare side effect should stop taking this medicine and contact their doctor. Headaches – Plaquenil can rarely cause a headache. Sun Sensitivity – Plaquenil can sometimes make the skin more sensitive to the sun.

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  10. bambr Moderator

    Plaquenil What You Need to Know - Kaleidoscope Fighting Lupus Take Plaquenil EXACTLY as prescribed by your physician. Do not stop taking the medication without first speaking to your doctor. Taking Hydroxychloroquine with food and/or milk can help prevent stomach upset. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember.

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