What Conditions does Plaquenil Treat?

  • malaria caused by the protozoa Plasmodium falciparum
  • prevention of falciparum malaria
  • malaria caused by the protozoa Plasmodium vivax
  • preventive treatment of vivax malaria
  • malaria caused by the protozoa Plasmodium malariae
  • preventive treatment of quartan malaria
  • malaria caused by the protozoa Plasmodium ovale
  • preventive treatment of ovale malaria
  • joint inflammatory disease in children and young adults
  • malaria prevention
  • increased calcium in the blood from sarcoidosis
  • porphyria cutanea tarda
  • inflammation of blood vessels in the skin
  • skin allergy to sunlight
  • disease that causes disc-shaped patches on upper body
  • systemic lupus erythematosus, an autoimmune disease
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • heart infection due to microorganism Coxiella burnetii

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