Contents: What is Plaquenil? Other than Plaquenil, what are the other antimalarial drugs? Why are antimalarial drugs used to treat lupus? How do antimalarial drugs work to control lupus symptoms? What...Read More
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Here you will find a wealth of information on various lupus related topics. If you have suggestions for other blog topics, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your ideas.
What it is: Azathioprine or the brand name Imuran, is a drug that was originally developed to prevent organ rejection in people who had received a donor transplant. Currently, in addition to its ant...Read More
WHAT IS IT? Dehydroepiandrosterone, commonly called DHEA, is a hormone produced by the adrenal glands. DHEA leads to the production of androgen and estrogen, which are sex hormones that play an impo...Read More
Contents: What is prednisone and why is it prescribed? What is the benefit? Weight gain and other side effects of this medication… what are the risks? 10 Things you should know/do before taking ...Read More
Methotrexate is a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD) that is used to reduce the swelling and pain associated with certain diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, vasculitis...Read More
Is It Lupus Chemo? INTRODUCTION Before diving into this blog topic, I thought I knew the exact waters I was entering. I mean, pretty clear in my mind, Rituxan is “lupus chemo” right? Many of ...Read More
Contents: Introduction What is vitamin D and how does it affect the body? What do the studies show about vitamin D deficiency and lupus show? What are the symptoms for vitamin D deficiency? How is a v...Read More
Contents: Complementary Medicine Complementary and Alternative Supplements and Treatments for Lupus Alternative Lupus Therapies/Treatments Complementary/Alternative Lupus Treatment: Precautions ...Read More
Contents: How do you say it? What is it? What are the symptoms of Raynaud’s? What causes Raynaud’s Phenomenon or Raynaud’s Disease? What are the treatment options for Raynaud’s? Are there any ...Read More
INTRODUCTION Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus) is a widespread and chronic inflammatory autoimmune disease that, for unknown reasons, causes the immune system to attack the body’s own tissue an...Read More
Contents: Lupus Medications Some Common Lupus Medications Trials and Other Things to Consider Lupus Medications Lupus manifests differently in each patient (Please see: How Lupus Can Affect The...Read More
Contents: What are some of the prescribed medications for lupus and how do I know what is right for me? The two main types of Lupus Overlap Diseases Common Lupus Medications Are There Any Alternative ...Read More