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Plaquenil® (hydroxychloroquine sulfate) is a medication often prescribed to prevent and treat certain types of malaria. It is also approved for the treatment of lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. The drug comes in tablet form and is taken once a week to prevent malaria and once or twice daily for other uses. Before using Plaquenil, make sure to talk to your healthcare provider if you are pregnant or have psoriasis, liver disease, or alcoholism.
(Click Plaquenil to learn how Plaquenil works and for more details on the drug's specific uses, dosing guidelines, and potential side effects. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on Plaquenil.)
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