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  • n. An antimalarial drug used to reduce inflammation in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.

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  • n. anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Plaquenil) used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and malaria and lupus erythematosus

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  • The antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine, which is widely prescribed for SLE, can also produce a modest reduction in cholesterol but is not used to treat high cholesterol.

    THE LUPUS HANDBOOK FOR WOMEN

  • Rebecca Moss, MD, medical oncologist at CINJ and assistant professor of medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, is the lead researcher on the study, which will look at adding a drug known as hydroxychloroquine -- commonly used to treat malaria and certain types of arthritis -- to this standard treatment.

    Newswise: Latest News

  • PhD, assistant professor of medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, indicates that drugs such as hydroxychloroquine may prevent cancer cells from becoming resistant to chemotherapy or drugs that prevent the growth of cancer blood vessels.

    Newswise: Latest News

  • Research from laboratories at CINJ indicates that drugs such as hydroxychloroquine may prevent cancer cells from becoming resistant to anticancer treatments.

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  • Doctors first realized decades ago that antimalarial drugs such as hydroxychloroquine could be used to treat the joint pain often seen in lupus, according to the Lupus Foundation of America.

    Arab Times Kuwait English Daily

  • The newer antimalarial, hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, is believed to be safer; however, there is still a risk of eye damage, albeit a small one.

    THE LUPUS HANDBOOK FOR WOMEN

  • "We have things like methotrexate, hydroxychloroquine and biologics, and we don't see the deformities or the level of joint destruction we used to."

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  • Prior to Benlysta, FDA last approved drugs to treat lupus, Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine and corticosteroids, in 1955.

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  • Dr. Vappu Rantalaiho of Tampere University Hospital, Finland, and colleagues analyzed radiologic progression in 195 patients with rheumatoid arthritis -- 97 of whom had randomly initially received therapy combining methotrexate, sulfasalazine and hydroxychloroquine with prednisolone and 98 of whom received a single strategy -- initially sulfasalazine with or without prednisolone.

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  • Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) is a medication used to treat malaria and autoimmune disorders, like lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.

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