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

Updated: Sep 30, 2018
  • Author: Suneel Movva, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Antimalarials

As prophylactic therapy, these agents may have an additional anticoagulant effect in patients with SLE.

Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil)

Most common antimalarial used in APS, mostly because of excellent safety profile.


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