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Posted 12 Nov 2009 by • 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 1 May 2013 by • 5 answers
My mom has lupus and she has low iron. Today she has been feeling weak, tired, and fatigued. We were sitting at the table talking and all of a sudden both her knees turned dark purple. It stayed for a couple minutes and slowly faded. We both are wondering what could cause this.
Posted 9 Feb 2012 by • 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 5 days ago by • 0 answers
I'm worried about the side affects especially since I'm already taking an immune suppressant medication and I am already ill most of the time and fall easily to upper respitory infections etc. I'm waiting to see my Rheumatologist for his opinion on vibetzi.
Posted 19 days ago by • 0 answers
Posted 28 Jan 2017 by • 1 answer
and wants to add Imuran. Is that OK?
Posted 14 Jan 2017 by • 1 answer
I am a teacher and I need to work for financial reasons. I have lupus, sjrogren's, fibromyalgia and unmanaged ra. My doctor put me on actemra (in addition to the plaquenil and sulfasalazine I was taking already, as well as periodic prednisone injections, and I had been on methotrexate until it ...
Posted 16 Jan 2017 by • 0 answers
Posted 14 Jan 2017 by • 0 answers
I am 58 years old. I have high DNA and ANA results. My rheumatologist hasn't diagnosed lupus yet. I had one cortisone shot 4 months ago in my right wrist and have been taking prednisone for the last 14 days. Both worked great. Currently only sporadic and mild joint pain. My rheumatologist ...
Osteoarthritis - My GP diagnosed me with Lupus 9 months ago. I then found a rheumatologist 500 miles
Posted 24 Dec 2016 by • 0 answers
... away who?
Posted 3 Dec 2016 by • 1 answer
Posted 29 Nov 2016 by • 1 answer
I started using prednisone for a month now and the weight gain was a nightmare i went from 185 muscle to 242 water weight and fat. I take prednisone for lupus thats affect my kidneys also pimples and stretch marks riddle my body is this something that'll go away I'm 18 years old and ...
Posted 5 Nov 2016 by • 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 7 Nov 2016 by • 2 answers
Had modified radical and 17 nodes and rt breast removed. Reason for shots Lupus (SLE) and arthritis and Sciatica.
Posted 11 Nov 2016 by • 0 answers
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