Can plaquenil cause bone loss

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    Can plaquenil cause bone loss


    Bone mineral density problem #1: Glucocorticoids These wonder drugs work fast to fight inflammation from rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, fibromyalgia, Lyme disease, or a nasty rash from contact dermatitis. But they’re also the most common source of bone loss from medications, according to a 2010 joint study by the University of Colorado in Denver and the College of Pharmacy & Department of Medicine at Dalhousie University in Halifax.

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    I thought I was told that with Plaquenil you need to monitor your eyes more carefully. With both drugs you would need regular blood tests to monitor various blood counts as well as liver function. I know that I have to watch my white count it tends to drop when I am on my higher dose of Mtx. The nausea. Applies to hydroxychloroquine oral tablet. Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention. Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking hydroxychloroquine Apr 28, 2009 And, as far as Plaquenil and eye problems, the Ophthamologists I've talked to including a Neuro Ophthalmologist say that while Plaquenil can cause serious damage to the optic nerve, it's very rare. Annual appointments with an ophthalmologist are important in order to catch any problems early.

    A Canadian study, published in a 2013 issue of the journal Osteoporosis International, found that prolonged use of glucocorticoids within the last 12 months reduced bone mineral density and increased fracture risk in the participants.“The risk of bone loss continues for as long as women stay on glucocorticoids,” Wei says. Glucocorticoids (with brand names like Prednisone, Flovent, Actonel, Decadron, Aristocort and Depo-Medro) trigger gradual bone loss, by decreasing its formation, reducing calcium absorption in the intestine and increasing urinary excretion of calcium, an important skeletal nutrient.

    Can plaquenil cause bone loss

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    The loss of calcium in the urine increases bone loss and fracture risk. In contrast, thiazide diuretics cause the kidney to hold on to calcium, and tend to increase bone density. There is also research that connects the use of some loop diuretics with falls and increases the risk of spine fractures. To lessen the harm to the bones from loop diuretics Plaquenil and Osteoporosis - from FDA reports Summary Osteoporosis is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Enbrel, and have Pain. With the plaquenil I saw a big reduction in brain fog, tiredness and flu like feeling and big increase in ability to concentrate. Hope to hear good news from you in another month or so. Comment

     
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    I don't know if anyone can help as this isn't technically lupus related. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage. Hydroxychloroquine Side Effects, Dosage, Uses, and More Rituxan - FDA prescribing information, side effects and uses
     
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