Review: how effective is Plaquenil for Scleroderma?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 10, 2014)
Overall ratings: 2.7/5
Long term ratings: 3.0/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high
This is a review of how effective Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine sulfate) is for Scleroderma. The study is based on 11 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Plaquenil
Plaquenil (latest outcomes from 15,409 users) has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. Common side effects of Plaquenil include nausea, nausea aggravated, fatigue, joint pain, pain.
Scleroderma (latest reports from 10,674 patients) is typically treated by Plaquenil, Cellcept.
On Mar, 10, 2014: 11 people are studied for taking Plaquenil in Scleroderma
Plaquenil effectiveness for Scleroderma (number of people):
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Who find Plaquenil more effective for Scleroderma?
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