Asked in Oral Health and Dental Care
What are the risks of dental surgery while taking plaquenil?
There are many risks of undergoing dental surgery while taking the drug Plaquenil. You can for example experience severe dizziness or drowsiness. ...
Asked in Lupus
How can ana be positive on plaquinil?
ANA stands for anti nuclear antibodies. These are antibodies that one's immune system makes against the nuclear cellular debris of cells that have died naturally and that is circulating in the blood. Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquing) does not prevent the production of anti nuclear antibodies. Plaquenil is not an immunosuppressive medication, it is an antimalarial. Plaquenil disrupts the signal from the presenting immune cells to the phagocytes. ...