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(Systemic lupus erythematosus)
Systemic lupus erythematosus , often abbreviated to SLE or lupus, is a systemic autoimmune disease (or Autoimmunity conn...
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Prednisone 16,438 Plaquenil 15,908 Methotrexate 6,009
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Plaquenil
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Prednisone
Other name: Deltasone (Deltasone)
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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...
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Prednisone is a synthetic corticosteroid drug that is particularly effective as an immunosuppressive drug drug. It is used to treat certain inflammatory diseases and (at higher doses) some types of cancer, but has significant adverse effects. Because it ...
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Hair Loss
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Depression
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Weight Gain
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Fever
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Migraines
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Numbness
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Weight Gain
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Withdrawal
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Not Sleeping
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Blood Clots
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About Plaquenil
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...
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About Prednisone
Prednisone is a synthetic corticosteroid drug that is particularly effective as an immunosuppressive drug drug. It is used to treat certain inflammatory diseases and (at higher doses) some types of cancer, but has significant adverse effects. Because it ...
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Plaquenil (I'm allergic to Prednisone), immediately put me...
" ...that my taking generic Plaquenil (I'm allergic to Prednisone), immediately put me into regular intense eye exams because Plaquenil can impact the ...medication AND the Plaquenil have caused the... "

symptoms along with other meds including prednisone. It...
" ...been taking plaquenil twice a day for two years. It takes a while but does help with lupus symptoms along with other meds including prednisone. It is important to take plaquenil with food.... "

prednisone for very short term relief. This time I had...
" ...prednisone for very short term relief. This time ...kick in. For me the plaquinel is an appitite suppresent and has reduced my sweet tooth ...tendeny to gain weight from the prednisone... "

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had to take prednisone to get them under control. Glad...
" ...down. I've had no problems with the Plaquenil and I can't say it's helped all that much. It may have somewhat. With the flares I've had to take prednisone to get them under control. Glad... "

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bed and I felt wonderful on prednisone ( although got very...
" ...for my plaquenil to work? I felt a little improvement when I started last month but now I am feeling like how I was most of the winter- dizzy, exhausted , ...and I felt wonderful on prednisone (... "

had to take Prednisone a couple times, but I still felt bett...
" ...Plaquenil made me feel \"GREAT\"!!!! I ...felt before Plaquenil. I've had to take Prednisone a couple times, but I still felt better than I ...fed every day. Plaquenil makes this possible,... "

a great job. However I had a side reaction- hallucination...
" ...mg of Prednisone worked for me within 3 months and did a great job. However I had a side reaction- hallucination, so I came off the drug. Plaquenil did not work as well for me,it took about... "

the common side effects of prednisone: increased appetite...
" ...Plaquenil and haven't noticed any problems. The prednisone can make you jittery. Here are the common side effects of prednisone:... "

up in E.R. twice for gastritis from taking prednisone with...
" ...and intestinal problems until I started taking plaquenil and managed to get my disease under better control. My ...me. I ended up in E.R. twice for gastritis from taking prednisone with nothing... "

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prednisone). I think it takes 3-6 months for it to work. I...
" ...take Plaquenil and I have vision problems. It helps with some of ...fever (in comes the prednisone). I think it takes 3-6 months for it to work. I did not ...I was introduced to Plaquenil 4 y... "

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