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Hydroxychloroquine - thigh muscle weakness?

Posted 25 Jun 2013 6 answers

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?

Is hydroxychloroquine Sulfate a member of the sulfa drug family?

Posted 21 Oct 2015 3 answers

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

Hydroxychloroquine - does hcqs tab treat for rashes and pimples?

Posted 22 May 2012 4 answers

my doc has prescribed hcqs for rashes on my face will it help

RA - what else can I try, now on methotrexate, have tried hydroxychloroquine and sulfasalazine?

Posted 9 Jun 2012 4 answers

I've been on methotrexate for just over a year for RA. I have also tried hydroxychloroquine and sulfazalazine both of which caused tinnitus so had to come off them. My consultant has now put my methotrexate up to 25mg to see if my symptoms improve. I'm trying to stay positive but if this ...

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

Posted 5 Jan 2013 4 answers

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

I have been prescribed hydroxychloroquine to reduce my hair loss?

Posted 17 May 2017 1 answer

How can it reduce my hair loss if it can cause hair loss?

How long does Hydroxychloroquine stay in your system?

Posted 2 Nov 2010 1 answer

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

Has anyone experienced dreadful side effects from being on Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine)?

Posted 20 Aug 2018 4 answers

I have been diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis but have other symptoms of various arthritis in addition to general immune deficiencies. Have had cortisone injections and have been weaned of prednisone. I do not like taking any drugs and considering Plaquenil is long acting, I have concerns. Thanks ...

Can Hydroxychloroquine cause vaginal burning & itching?

Posted 24 Nov 2014 3 answers

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

Is anyone with osteoarthritis being prescribed hydroxychloroquine?

Posted 16 Mar 2011 4 answers

I have just been given this medication about a week ago. Any advice would be most welcomed. I also take Mobic.

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

Posted 1 May 2012 2 answers

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

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

Posted 14 Jan 2014 1 answer


Is lethargy and tiredness a side effect of hydroxychloroquine?

Posted 21 Jun 2015 1 answer

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?

Posted 6 May 2017 1 answer

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 ...

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