... that could take months? Is there any way to reverse it?
I have psoriatic arthritis/rosacea/psoriasis/inflammatory bowel
Rheumatologist prescribed Qualaquin 324mg - ate up the inflammation/cleared the rosacea/psoriasis/bowel lost 58 lbs inflammation
Qualaquin- quinine sulfate form does not cause blindness - Plaquenil - hydroxychloroquinine causes blindness per my neuro-opthamologist.
FDA banned use of Qualaquin for rheumatoid arthritis 2009 - resulting in weight gain 45 lbs of inflammation/rosacea went to next stage ( redness w/pus filled bumps) /spread to eyes damaging retina - now going blind/eye pains/stinging - bowel condition returned.
FDA will not make exemption for Qualaquin for rheumatoids - Medicare Part D drug insurance does not pay for "off label" drugs and I do not have $220 to buy monthly supply myself - price in 2009 $15.00 Rheumatologists asked big pharm to buffer quinine (done for prednisone - name Medrol) to lessen side effects - made drug better tolerated. I have 0 side effects on Qualaquin.
I think FDA ordered a higher price for Qualaquin due to seniors wanting it for legs cramps. There are more and better drugs for leg cramps & malaria. DNA Study (NYU) late 1980s determined I have severely damaged gene that cause inflammation diseases. Have tried numerous anti-inflammatory drugs. Other drugs are ineffective, interfere with my rheumatoid drugs or cause bizarre side effects.
- Qualaquin Information for Consumers
- Qualaquin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Qualaquin (detailed)
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