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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 22 Apr 2017 by • 5 answers
Am I the only one who questions their purpose here on earth? I'm 45, in constant pain from Lupus and degenerative disk disease, I have high blood pressure that despite so many doctors, can not get regulated, my job is beyond stressful, my young adult children still living at home are less than ...
Posted 24 May 2017 by • 0 answers
My name is Justin, I have been taking prednisone since November of 2014 for a nervous disease similar to chorea (the doctors name it closer to a form of Lupus.) I am 20 now and just took my last pill yesterday (5 mg once every other day since my last apt back in February.) I was tapered off of them ...
Posted 25 May 2017 by • 0 answers
Posted 23 Mar 2017 by • 7 answers
I've been on Cymbalta for close to 2 years for musculoskeletal pain from RA and SLE. I have extreme bouts of uncontrollable sweating even after all this time. I thought it was going to be a temporary side effect that I would eventually get over. Now, here I am... 23 months later and still ...
Posted 8 Apr 2017 by • 1 answer
I supposedly have an auto immune thing going on and seeing that I've responded to plaquinil that it's most likely lupus.. Recently the pain in the afternoon is brutal. I'm exposed to some sun. Was wondering.,what's up with sun and plaquinil? Could sunshine cause bad pain?
Posted 27 Mar 2017 by • 1 answer
Have been on Prednisone for 3 years for chronic urticaria. As soon as I try to be weened off the hives come back in full force. Could this medicine actually help me?!
Posted 28 Mar 2017 by • 0 answers
I have been diagnosed with a very strong on my lab work with anti ss-a or RO and anti ss-b or LA. I was wondering if it could be changed at one point down the road with a negative? I have a very bad case of lupus for years and am on meds for that as well as other problems so I was just curious if ...
Posted 3 Apr 2017 by • 0 answers
I've lupus, crohn and sjögren that attack my GI track, joints, head, and spinal. Can humira treat the lupus, too? Can humira and belimumab used together? How many the dosage of humira, belimumab and remicade for lupus, crohn and sjögren? Thanks
Posted 29 Mar 2017 by • 0 answers
am 63 years old and have had lyme symptoms since around puberty which had morphed into lupus a decade or more ago but have finally been DX'd. If anyone with info into this would respond,I would greatly appreciate the knowledge. Thank you in advance,
Posted 19 Mar 2017 by • 0 answers
Posted 7 Mar 2017 by • 1 answer
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Posted 9 Mar 2017 by • 1 answer
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