Is hydroxychloroquine sulfate a sulfa drug

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    Is hydroxychloroquine sulfate a sulfa drug


    Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

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    If you are allergic to sulfa drugs does this mean you can't take plaquenil? Support Forums. I have been allergic to sulfa meds for over 30 years. I have been taking plaquenil for about 8 years with no problems. However, I was givin the generic Plaquenil at first, and I did have a reaction to that - until now I didn't reliese was the same. Oct 21, 2015 These are not sulfates. Sulfate used after a drug name is just the last name of the chemical, its the sulfate salt. It has nothing to do with sulfonamides. Allergy to sulfonamide antibiotics has no relationship to allergies to hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine is in the antimalarial and 4-aminoquinoline families of medication. Hydroxychloroquine was approved for medical use in the United States in 1955. It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, the safest and most effective medicines needed in a health system.

    Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. Hydroxychloroquine is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus.

    Is hydroxychloroquine sulfate a sulfa drug

    Can you take Hydroxychloroquine if you are allergic to sulfa drugs?, Is hydroxychloroquine Sulfate a member of the sulfa drug family?

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  5. Thank you! I thought it was a sulfa drug or at least in the same class. I once had to take a seizure medication and had a bad reaction and my hair fell out. Turned out it was in the family of sulfa drugs. Is hydroxychloroquine Sulfate a member of the sulfa drug family?

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    I just wanted to let you know that I am highly allergic to sulfa drugs and have been on plaquenil for almost 8 years with no problems at all. I did accidentally take a sulfa drug about 5 years ago and still had the horrible reaction so know I'm still allergic even while being on plaquenil. Nov 09, 2018 Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America. Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America.

     
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    Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Who Is at Risk for Vision Loss with Plaquenil? - American. How Do Ophthalmologists Look for Plaquenil Damage? - American. Ophthalmologist vs. Optometrist Which Do I Need to See?
     
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    Treatment of chronic Lyme arthritis with hydroxychloroquine.
     
  8. CbIP New Member

    Hydroxychloroquine Indications, Side Effects, Warnings. Use hydroxychloroquine as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely. Take hydroxychloroquine with food or milk. Swallow whole. Do not chew, break, or crush. Keep taking hydroxychloroquine as you have been told by your doctor or other health care provider, even if you feel well.

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