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I am on plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) for sjogren's sydeome. What is the drug supposed to do? How do I know it's working
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
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In brief: Various
While it may not cure or improve sjogren's significantly, you might expect slowing the progression of your symptoms, such as dryness of your eyes, mouth, throat and other mucosal surfaces (nose, for example).

In brief: Various
While it may not cure or improve sjogren's significantly, you might expect slowing the progression of your symptoms, such as dryness of your eyes, mouth, throat and other mucosal surfaces (nose, for example).
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Dr. Michael Laccheo
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
In brief: Unknown
The exact method of action is unknown.
It's typically used for fatigue, fever and other systemic symptoms. If it's working then those symptoms should improve.

In brief: Unknown
The exact method of action is unknown.
It's typically used for fatigue, fever and other systemic symptoms. If it's working then those symptoms should improve.
Dr. Michael Laccheo
Dr. Michael Laccheo
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