Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA)

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Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) (aka Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis JRA) is the most common form of persistent arthritis in childre...
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Azulfidine vs Plaquenil for Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA)

Azulfidine
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Other name: Sulfasalazine Sulfasalazine
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3.2
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1.7
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3.3
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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...
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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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About Azulfidine
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...
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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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Plaquenil. Those two in combination seem to work quite...
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" ...I'm so sorry you're feeling bad and in pain. The ...I can tell you about Azulfidine (Sulfasalazine) is that it can ...ask your rheumy about adding Plaquenil. Those two in combination seem to work quite... "

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and a rash with the azulfidine. My Dr wanted to put me o...
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" ...onto finding a treatment. I've tried plaquenil and azulfidine. Had chest tightness with the plaq and a rash with the azulfidine. My Dr wanted to... "

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been on plaquenil and it wasn't working well enough. And I...
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" ...Rx filled for my injectable MTX. I have now skipped 2 ...many options... I can't take oral MTX or Azulfidine. I have already been on plaquenil and it wasn't working well enough. And I don't want... "

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Dawn!I take Plaquenil no problem, but I only lasted 2 o...
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" Hello Dawn! I take Plaquenil no problem, but I only lasted ...2 or 3 days on Azulfadine because I felt like I've ...took me off of the Azulfadine immediately. I also have a... "

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often the blood work was for azulfidine as I didn't stay...
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" Plaquenil and Azulfidine are not as strong as ...(both available in generic). With plaquenil, you have to have an ...how often the blood work was... "

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cannot take plaquenil or azulfidine or most RA drugs so...
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" Hi Slow I cannot take plaquenil or azulfidine or most RA drugs so ...paracode, and tramadol. The RA was certainly made worse by five years of femara... "

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ve me take Azulfidine with mine.Hope your appointment goes...
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" ...odds of that? I hope plaquenil works for you too. They have me take Azulfidine with mine. Hope your... "

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oes anyone here take Azulfidine, or have any experience w...
" Azulfidine? does anyone here take Azulfidine, or have any experience with ...it also might help my RA. I am considering this Rx instead of the Plaquenil, possibly. ...just trying... "

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ulfidine(sulfasalazine),Rheumatrex( me...
" ...he needs to to take medications called DMARDS (Plaquenil(hydroxychloroquine), Azulfidine(sulfasalazine),Rheumatrex( methotrexate)). When there is severe joint pain he needs oral or intra... "

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my plaquenil and started me on azulfidine instead. And I'm...
| sjogrensworld.org
" ...don't have the skin psoriasis lesions, but my rheumy told me that it's fairly common to have the joint issues show up before the skin stuff does. He knew it was PA by the specific changes in my... "

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