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Does hydroxychloroquine cause emotional lability?

Hydroxychloroquine - thigh muscle weakness?

I took Plaquenil for Sjogren's Syndrome. It got so I couldn't walk up a curb without help before I switched to oral Methotrexate. My peripheral neuropathy actually went away too, and my rheumy thinks it was a rare, toxic side-effect of the Plaquenil. Has anyone else had that happen?

Hydroxychloroquine - I believe this drug causes false positive drug test of THC?

Has anyone experienced this? Acriquine is on a list of drug interference medications and it is a derivative of chloroquine also. Please respond

Is hydroxychloroquine sulfate a member of the sulfa drug family?

I have a severe allergic reaction to drugs in the sulfa family.

Can hydroxychloroquine cause vaginal burning & itching?

I have taken hydroxychloroquine for 1 week and developed vaginal burning and itching. Have not had anything like this in the last 13 years before I had my hysterectomy.

I accidentally took two 200mg tabs of hydroxychloroquine should I b concerned?

My script was written for 1/2tab of 200mg

Hydroxychloroquine - Will hair regrow after Plaquenil?

I have taken Plaquenil for 6 weeks and stopped because of losing a significant amount of hair. Leg hair is not regrowing after shaving and one eyebrow is very sparse. I’ve stopped the medication. Does anyone know if hair grows back? How long before you notice improvement? I am very... read more

How long does Hydroxychloroquine stay in your system?

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

Hydroxychloroquine - Afraid of losing hair & going blind, what are the chances of this happening?

I am a new patient to this drug, I have hair loss and I wear glasses with poor eye sight. im afraid of lossing more hair and going blind. What is the length of time this could happen to a person on this drug.

Can you take Hydroxychloroquine if you are allergic to sulfa drugs?


Is lethargy and tiredness a side effect of hydroxychloroquine?

I have started on this drug 9 days ago 200mg twice daily and as time goes on I am feeling more and more tired. I also have slight dizzyness but not bothersome. How long before side effects settle?

Should I switch from prednisone to methotrexate because of the moon face & other cosmetic reasons?

I'm currently on 10 mg of prednisone and 200mg of hydroxychloroquine to control my RA. Its been working well to keep the RA in check but I'm beginning to look weird ... Moon face, fat ring around my neck, skin bruises easily or turns purple, n a bunch of other stuff which I still feel is... read more

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