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    Plaquenil

    conditions

    What conditions does Plaquenil treat?

    Malaria caused by the Protozoa Plasmodium Falciparum, Preventive Treatment of Vivax Malaria, malaria prevention, Preventive Treatment of Quartan Malaria, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Preventive Treatment of Ovale Malaria, Malaria caused by the Protozoa Plasmodium Vivax, Malaria caused by the Protozoa Plasmodium Malariae, Disease that Causes Disc-Shaped Patches On the Upper Body, prevention of falciparum malaria, Malaria caused by the Protozoa Plasmodium Ovale, Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Plaquenil may also be used to treat:

    Porphyria Cutanea Tarda, Heart Infectiion due to Microorganism Coxiella Burnetii, Joint Inflammatory Disease in Children and Young Adults, increased calcium in the blood from sarcoidosis, Inflammation of Blood Vessels in the Skin, Skin Allergy to Sunlight

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    CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.

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