Living with Lupus

Plaquenil (Hydroxychloroquine) for Lupus

What is Plaquenil (Hydroxychloroquine)? Plaquenil is most known for its original purpose: treating and preventing malaria. Malaria is a disease caused by parasites that can enter the body through a mosquito bite. The essential ingredient, known as quinine, is derived from the bark of the cinchona plant. Quinine, same as...