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Actions And Clinical Pharmacology
PLAQUENIL (hydroxychloroquine sulfate) belongs to the 4-aminoquinoline class. PLAQUENIL has been beneficial for patients with rheumatoid arthritis and lupus erythematosus, especially chronic discoid lupus. The exact mode of action in controlling these diseases is unknown. The action of this compound against malarial parasites is similar to that of chloroquine phosphate.
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/16/2016
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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