Which medications in the drug class Antimalarials are used in the treatment of Sjogren Syndrome?

Updated: Mar 05, 2021
  • Author: Sriya K Ranatunga, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Antimalarials

These agents are used to treat Sjögren syndrome ̶ associated arthritis that is unresponsive to NSAIDs.

Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil)

Hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial agent. Its mechanism of action in inflammatory arthritis is unknown.


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