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   Posted 8/3/2014 1:11 PM (GMT -6)   
Plaquenil is more of a 'progression-suppressor' rather than something that cuts back on existing symptoms. Generally it's one leg of a 3-prong approach.

Leg 2 - Prednisone, to inhibit/control inflammation, and

Leg 3 - One of these 3 - Imuran, Cellcept, or MTX to stop flares.
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