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What is the correct way to discontinue use of plaquenil?

Posted 12 Nov 2009 by awl 5 answers

I started 200mg/day of plaquenil on May 2th. Was told by the doctor that the med, should help me control the systemic arthrirts(Sjogren syndrome /lupus) after 4-6 months of using the med. So far I have no more energy than when I first started and has developed neuropathy which I have just found out ...

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus - Does anyone else take Plaquenil for Lupus?

Posted 9 Feb 2012 by kcd250 11 answers

I have never been told exactly what Plaquenil does for SLE. I just know my Rheumatologist put me on it. I stopped going to him because he was so negative and I lost an entire year with my family and friends because I was scared to death that being outside in the heat or cold would make me worse. My ...

Has anyone experienced plaquenil toxicity with damage to eyes?

Posted 1 Aug 2009 by barb2032 12 answers

I have been taking plaquenil for a little over 10 years and getting eye exams regularly. Suddenly I'm experiencing eye problems (blilnd spots). I have stopped taking plaquenil, but now I'm being told by doctors that the damage is not necessarily reversible especially if you have taken it ...

How long does it take for Plaquenil to leave your system??

Posted 5 Nov 2016 by Joyceagnes 1 answer

I have been treated for Lupus for 20 + years and I just found out I do not have Lupus, I have MS.. I have to stop taking the Plaquenil that I have been taking 200 mg twice a day for 20 years... How long will it take to get out of my system?? I cannot tell you what this has done to me... 20 years is ...

Hydroxychloroquine - Is there any user of plaquenil who feels that it caused the brain fog?

Posted 26 Sep 2016 by sighingwhy 0 answers

I noticed it after taking it for 1-1/2 months. Also had eye flashes

Plaquenil 200mg tab can I cut to helf ?

Posted 23 Jul 2016 by Jennygao1134 0 answers

How long does it take for plaquenil to leave your system?

Posted 7 Mar 2012 by disneygirlj 11 answers

I have been taking 200 mg for 6 weeks. Starting last week, I began to have waves of panic. Starting in the middle of the night. I saw my primary care and asked if plaquenil could be to blame. I do have anxiety disorder but have not had a panic attack in two years and certainly not waves of panic. I ...

Does anyone know if you have to be weaned off Plaquenil? I've been on it for 15 years, for Lupus?

Posted 21 Dec 2015 by Lupie523 2 answers

I've been on it for 15 years. My vision is being affected, although my retna looks good. I also have periferal neuropthy along with just feeling crappy. Insomnia too. I want off.

Anyone experience extremely low blood pressure with Lupus & Sjogrens?

Posted 25 May 2016 by Superchic 2 answers

I was diagnosed with Lupus & Sjogrens in 2007. I developed unexplained extreme low blood pressure at the end of last year. I take Evoxac, Plaquenil, Gabapentin, and Prednisone intermittently, as needed. My systolic number is typically in the 80's, the diastolic number is around 45. My ...

Hydroxychloroquine - has the plaquenil helped anybody with your digestive system?

Posted 25 Jun 2016 by Liz65 0 answers

From all the postings I read seems like it helps only with the fatigue factor. I have been diagnosed with it for 2 years. Eventhough blood tests and lip biopsy came out negative. Positive ANA only.

Hydroxychloroquine - I have polymyalga rhumatica would plaquenil help?

Posted 28 Jun 2016 by maggiesabode 0 answers

I was taking 5mg steroids and my doctor warned me to come off as would cause diabetes, but am very stiff now would plaquenil help me.w

Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease - Hi, just diagnosed Monday with UCTD and prescribed?

Posted 16 Jun 2016 by Vikblu 0 answers

... Plaquenil. Pretty scared must admit. Any helpful advice?

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