Antirheumatic drugs are very commonly used to treat various forms of arthritis. These drugs are effective against the symptoms that occur in the arthritic disorders. They help the body to fight with the inflammation, pain and swelling that may have occurred on account of diseases. They may be used to treat other such diseases having similar symptoms. They can fight against infections occurring due to virus or fungus.
Plaquenil also known as Hydroxychloroquine.It is referred as a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD) as it reduces pain and swelling in rheumatoid arthritis. It is a safe medicine. Used in management of multiple complications of lupus, connective tissue disorders, mild rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. The common side effects are skin rashes, nausea, diarrhea.
Related Journals of Plaquenil
Rheumatology: Current Research, Acta Rheumatologica, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis and Physical Activity, Atherosclerosis: Open Access, Pediatric Rheumatology, Open Rheumatology Journal, Journal of Rheumatology, International Journal of Rheumatology, Japanese Journal of Rheumatology, Nature Reviews Rheumatology.