Antimalarial Medicines for Lupus
Why It Is Used
These medicines are used to control skin rash in people who have lupus. They also may help relieve muscle and joint pain, fatigue, and fever. And they may protect organs such as the kidneys.
These medicines may be used together with anti-inflammatory drugs (Reference NSAIDs Opens New Window), Reference corticosteroids Opens New Window, or medicines that suppress the immune system. Using them may allow you to reduce the dose of other medicines to a level that causes fewer or less bothersome side effects.