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Several medical conditions can be treated with Plaquenil. Uses of the medication include the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. The prescription drug can also be used to treat and prevent certain types of malaria in adults and children. Healthcare providers may occasionally recommend off-label Plaquenil uses as well, such as for treating scleroderma, Lyme disease, or Sjogren's syndrome.
- Prevention and treatment of certain types of malaria infections
- Treatment of lupus (including systemic lupus erythematosus and chronic discoid lupus)
- Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.
- Plasmodium falciparum
- Plasmodium vivax
- Plasmodium ovale
- Plasmodium malariae.