After taking hydroxychloroquine for only two months I started itching, I called my doctor and she told me to stop taking and prescribed hydroxyzine for the itch but after two weeks still bothered with itching. Can't get in to see my doctor for another week
7 Dec 2010
I hope the itching has stopped by now.
Hydroxychloroquine has an extremely long half life of around 32 days.
This means that every 32 days, half of the previous amount of hydroxychloroquine in the body disappears.
It takes around 5.5 half lives for a drug to be completely eliminated from your body meaning that you may need to wait for around 176 days.
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