How long does it take for plaquenil to take effect

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  1. mutoboy User

    How long does it take for plaquenil to take effect


    Hydroxychloroquine is available as the brand-name drug Plaquenil. Generic drugs usually cost less than the brand-name version. Hydroxychloroquine may be used as part of a combination therapy.

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    The usual starting dose of Plaquenil is 200 mg twice a day or 400 mg once a day, administered orally, in people weighing 80 kg or more.   The usual dosage works for most people who take Plaquenil, but it is possible to increase or decrease the dose based on individual needs. It's important to watch for possible side effects and toxicity. If you are taking hydroxychloroquine over a long duration, it is important to take eye exams every 6 to 12 months. 6 Do not take hydroxychloroquine if you experience vision symptoms, including problems seeing or reading, light sensitivity, blurred distance vision, or light flashes or streaks. 5 My question is for those that have taken Plaquenil/Hydroxychloroquine. How long did it take for it to remove symptoms in your personal experience? I know I've read it can take up to 6 months but what I'm wondering is, do you just wake up one day and find it's kicked in 6 months down the road or more likely, it starts to work slowly over 6 months?

    Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. It isn’t fully understood how this drug works to treat lupus erythematosus or rheumatoid arthritis. That means you may need to take it with other drugs. It treats malaria by killing the parasites that cause the disease.

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  3. I've been on a roller coaster for yrs w/Plaquenil for RA/Lupus. I take name brand to prevent side effects of red, warm, swollen, painful hands + nausea/dizziness, hair loss, etc. Each time I try going back to generic, side effects return immediately.

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    Find patient medical information for Plaquenil Oral on WebMD including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ratings. especially if you take it for a. Long-term use of Plaquenil is associated with damage to the retina in the eye, the portion of the eyeball that is sensitive to light. It is important to see an ophthalmologist before starting Plaquenil to establish a baseline. And, you should have regular eye screenings the entire time you take the medication. But take this advice Don’t ignore changes in vision. While side effects of corticosteroids are usually to blame, there is also the possibility of ocular damage associated with long-term use of the antimalarial drugs hydroxychloroquine brand name Plaquenil® and chloroquine.

     
  4. fan-joker New Member

    Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Side Effects - Mayo Clinic Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions. Hydroxychloroquine Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions.
     
  5. royaljely Guest

    Applies to chloroquine: oral tablet Along with its needed effects, chloroquine may cause some unwanted effects. Aralen chloroquine Malaria Drug Side Effects & Dosage Chloroquine - FDA prescribing information, side effects and uses Side Effects of Aralen Chloroquine, Warnings, Uses
     
  6. hoho Well-Known Member

    Chloroquine - Wikipedia Chloroquine is a medication used to prevent and to treat malaria in areas where malaria is known to be sensitive to its effects. Certain types of malaria, resistant strains, and complicated cases typically require different or additional medication.

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  7. Starscream New Member

    Chloroquine Uses, Side Effects & Warnings - Nov 25, 2019 Chloroquine is usually taken once per week on the same day each week. Continue taking the medicine regularly during your stay and for at least 8 weeks after you leave the area. If you stop using chloroquine early for any reason, talk to your doctor about other forms of malaria prevention.

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