Ddo you have to stop plaquenil slowly

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  1. absss Guest

    Ddo you have to stop plaquenil slowly


    I did stop it for 2 weeks early in the treatment due to having to take a coupld other drugs that seemed to give me side effects. I just quit the plaquenil to give my liver a rest at that time. Plaquenil isn a antiparasitic drug with anti-inflammatory affect.

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    Saturday was a week since I stopped taking Plaquenil, aka Hydroxychloroquine, per my doctor's instructions, and I think I am going through some form of withdrawal. I took the drug as a treatment for sarcoidosis and one of the side effects is a reduction in white blood cells, which is what has happened to me. Plaquenil I was told I didn't have to taper it like prednisone, and that I shouldn't expect any rebound type of reaction like you get when your body adjusts to being off pred. But everyone is taking a different mix of drugs and maybe you're taking something I don't that would make your doctor's recommendation for you different. Patients with rheumatoid arthritis RA, an inflammatory arthritis that can destroy joint structures, are often on multiple medications to control disease activity. These medications may have significant toxicities and side effects. Over the course of.

    Over the years on this site we have had quite a few people post that they didn't think that the plaquenil was working so they would stop taking it. I have done a lot of research on this drug and haven't run into anybody who has complained of the withdrawal effect.

    Ddo you have to stop plaquenil slowly

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  5. Have been on methotrexate 20mg 8/@2.5mg for about a year and 1/2. Recently moved and have a new Rheumatoligist who did his own blood test and x-rays, according to him he cannot find the blood factor or damage to any joints to prove that I have RA. I would like to know can I stop taking methotrexate or do I have to ween off of it slowly? Or should I even be thinking of stopping the meds? I.

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    Apr 17, 2014 Plaquenil is known to stop the progression of the illness. Once it gets bad you can't go backwards, so there is no point in waiting to start it - quite the opposite, in fact. Yes, it can help with the fatgiue. As a result, all patients taking plaquenil should have an examination approximately every six months. The macula should be examined through a dilated pupil. The incidence of Plaquenil related macular problems increases when approaching a dose of 600 to 700 mg. per day. The average dose is 400 mg. per day. This is a very safe dose. Patients in earlier stages of hydroxychloroquine retinal toxicity usually do not experience symptoms, though the rare patient may note a paracentral scotoma that causes trouble with reading as well as diminished color vision. However, most patients usually notice symptoms only after scotomas have become severe.

     
  6. Yad' Moderator

    Applies to hydroxychloroquine: oral tablet Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine (the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil) may cause some unwanted effects. Plaquenil Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term - Hydroxychloroquine — Arthritis Australia Hydroxychloroquine toxicity - EyeWiki
     
  7. torgomm Guest

    Plaquenil, hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), is an anti-malarial medication that has been proven to be useful in the treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and other inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. Efficacy and Safety of Hydroxychloroquine for Treatment of. Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage & Side Effects - Retinal toxicity associated with chronic exposure to.
     
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    Treating Lupus with Anti-Malarial Drugs Johns Hopkins Lupus. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Chloroquine Aralen Quinacrine Atabrine What are anti-malarial drugs, and why are they used to treat lupus? Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, chloroquine Aralen, and quinacrine Atabrine are medications that were originally used to prevent or treat malaria.

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  9. saaaaaa New Member

    Dry eyes, Sjogren’s and Plaquenil. Light sensitivity eyes. Things I have tried to alleviate the dryness - drinking a lot of liquids, - changing diet to a more eye-friendly one, - making sure the humidity level, where I spend most time is normal it is, also no air-conditioning, - having new glasses prescribed and bought, - using supplements for eye health,

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