How effective is Plaquenil for Scleroderma (Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma))?
Summary: 11 Plaquenil users have rated its effectiveness for Scleroderma.
Overall ratings: 2.7/5
Long term ratings: 3.0/5
This is a review of how effective Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine sulfate) is for Scleroderma and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.
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What is Plaquenil
Plaquenil has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 15,559 Plaquenil users)
Scleroderma (hard skin) can be treated by Plaquenil, Cellcept, Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate. (latest reports from 2,580 Scleroderma patients)
On Apr, 25, 2015: 11 people are studied for taking Plaquenil in Scleroderma
Plaquenil effectiveness for Scleroderma (number of people):
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- I have been having horrible pruritus for 8+ years. could this be due to my drugs?
I have been experiencing pruritus for 8+ years. This started a few months after I was diagnoses with psoriatic arthritis. I feel like my skin is crawling and I want to jump out of it. It is quite disruptive to my personal and work life. Prednisone and antihistamines do not help. Any suggestions ...
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I am experiencing acute, debilitating pain due to the Chikungunya virus, which has reintroduced all of the previous painful symptoms I have,ongoing and in the past, from Fibromyalgia, Arthritis, tendonitis and severe headaches. It's in its 38th day and I am basically crippled from neck to feet. Have ...
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