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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Hydroxychloroquine - Using the generic form of plaquenil--- does the chemical makeup differ from mfr
Posted 9 days ago by Reneeran • 2 answers
... to mfr?
Posted 7 days ago by Vichierl • 1 answer
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 ...
Posted 3 Nov 2016 by lupusmama • 0 answers
Posted 26 Sep 2016 by sighingwhy • 0 answers
I noticed it after taking it for 1-1/2 months. Also had eye flashes
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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
Posted 16 Jun 2016 by Vikblu • 0 answers
... Plaquenil. Pretty scared must admit. Any helpful advice?
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