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Azulfidine vs. Plaquenil for JRA

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Azulfidine

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Other Names: Sulfasalazine   Sulfazine

Plaquenil

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Sulfasalazine (brand name Azulfidine in the United States, Salazopyrin in Europe and Hong Kong) is a sulfa drug, a derivative of mesalazine (also called 5-aminosalicylic acid, or 5-ASA), used primarily as an anti-inflammatory agent in the tre... Read more on Wikipedia
Hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial drug, sold under the trade names Plaquenil,Axemal(In India), Dolquine, and Quensyl, also used to reduce inflammation in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (see disease-modif... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Azulfidine + Plaquenil + JRA

4 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
does anyone here take Azulfidine, or have any experience...
...Azulfidine, or have any experience with this drug? The GI doc gave me this for the colitis, saying it also might help my RA. I am considering this Rx instead of the Plaquen...
Azulfidine(sulfasalazine),Rheumatrex(...
...Azulfidine(sulfasalazine),Rheumatrex( methotrexate)). When there is severe joint pain he needs oral or intra articular injection of steroids. He also needs Physical therapy. he needs frequen...
my plaquenil and started me on azulfidine instead. And I'm...
...the joint issues show up before the skin stuff does. He knew it was PA by the specific changes in my x-rays of my PIP joints - the joints closest to the fingernail on my fingers; he called it \"pen...
I am currently on plaquinel, azulfadine, and arava. I...
Going off prednisone Hi After goign back to ...anything. should I start hurting again. I am currently on plaquinel, azulfadine, and arava. I will start celebrex again soon. I am...
does anyone here take Azulfidine, or have any experience...
Re: Azulfidine? Was a bust for me... ... does anyone here take Azulfidine, or have any experience with ...this Rx instead of the Plaquenil, possibly. ...just trying to...
and my rheumy is restarting me on plaquenil ( I have been...
...in a while. My arthritis is in a flare up and my rheumy is restarting me on plaquenil ( I have been on this med several times ) but she is adding sulfazine (azulfidine) to that. Don't know...
even harder on the liver than azulfidine). I'm wondering...
...been on azulfidine (sulfasalazine) for about ...too much and he has suggested plaquenil, or leflunomide (generic arava, which is even harder on the liver than azulfidine). I'm wondering what so...
me, but I also started plaquenil at the same time, so it's...
...vitamins.  Totally ridiculous -- but necessary!  I think the Azulfidine took a couple months to fully kick in for me, but I also started plaquenil at the same time, so...
and am currently taking Plaquenil. I called my doctor and...
...Plaquenil. I called my doctor and am waiting to hear back from her about what to do. I refuse to try Arava, I just don't want to risk any problems having kids. So, if all else fails I will try and ...
felt badly, so stopped taking the Azulfadine Sunday to see...
Re: P. Bacon & Plaquenil wrote: Dear Patty, the ... Azulfindine? What is that? Azulfadine is used to treat PA, ...and felt badly, so stopped taking the Azulfadine Sunday to see if...
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