Safe to take plaquenil with antacids

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  1. Alex3707 New Member

    Safe to take plaquenil with antacids


    Plaquenil 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, and Southern Asia.

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    You should not use Plaquenil if you are allergic to hydroxychloroquine. Plaquenil should not be used for long-term treatment in children. To make sure Plaquenil is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have a history of vision changes or damage to your retina caused by an anti-malaria medication; Here are 10 things to keep in mind when using Plaquenil Take it on a regular schedule, meaning at the same time each day. 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. Avoid taking an antacid or Kaopectate kaolin-pectin within 4 hours before or after you take hydroxychloroquine. Some antacids can make it harder for your body to absorb hydroxychloroquine.

    Plaquenil is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

    Safe to take plaquenil with antacids

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  6. Hi Enjoy, You are right that only antacids react with plaquenil, not acid reducers, at least for the main ones that I checked on On which is one of our approved sites for linking in the forum, you can look up all your medications and the drug interaction listings are especially nice.

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    In rare cases, Plaquenil can cause cardiomyopathy, a chronic disease of the heart muscle. If you're taking Plaquenil for an autoimmune condition, your symptoms should begin to improve after a few. Balances out the steroids and im guessing, the Plaquenil, because I had weird issues before with Plaquenil and this time I don't. I know they can be addictive so im careful, and I respect them, I try to skip if I can, but between anxiety from pills helping me to live better, and addicted to nerve pills, I choose all the above and lead a calm life But take this advice Don’t ignore changes in vision. While side effects of corticosteroids are usually to blame, there is also the possibility of ocular damage associated with long-term use of the antimalarial drugs hydroxychloroquine brand name Plaquenil® and chloroquine.

     
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    For many patients with Sjogren's, Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) has long been the go to drug that their doctors prescribe. New Treatment Guidelines for SjOgren's Disease Medications for Sjogren’s Syndrome NYU Langone Health Hydroxychloroquine User Reviews for Sjogren's. -
     
  8. neolord Moderator

    Protecting your eyesight when taking Plaquenil Lupus. Plaquenil-induced toxicity usually will not occur before five years of taking the drug. “Eye damage due to Plaquenil is not common,” he says. “Rarely will anybody who has good vision and minimal symptoms develop loss of central vision or ability to read if annual screening is done and visual are symptoms reported as soon as they occur so the medication can be stopped if toxicity occurs.

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