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If someone is misdiagnosed with sle & start using sle med (plaquenil, prednisone, imuran) will he get sle or any other disease?

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Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

A normal person who receives immunosuppressant lupus medications will not develop lupus.
They can of course have the usual side effects that go with the medications, but they will not develop lupus if they didn't have it already.

In brief: No

A normal person who receives immunosuppressant lupus medications will not develop lupus.
They can of course have the usual side effects that go with the medications, but they will not develop lupus if they didn't have it already.
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Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Only potential side effects from medications which i hope you have stopped if definitely not needed.

In brief: No

Only potential side effects from medications which i hope you have stopped if definitely not needed.
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