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Plaquinel

Plaquinel

Has Anyone had Immediate eyesight changes (blurred vision, dark sight, problems re-focusing after opening theyre eyes, etc) after starting back on plaquenil? Please let me know ASAP.
xoxo

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

No problem. On Plaquenil for 36 years. I have my eyes checked on a regular basis as directed. It is slow acting and you will notice improvements slowly.… read more

posted 7 months ago

What Other Lupus Medications Can You Take To Prevent Organ Damage And The Damage Of Lupus If You Can't Take Plaquinel?

What Other Lupus Medications Can You Take To Prevent Organ Damage And The Damage Of Lupus If You Can't Take Plaquinel?

I'm not able to take plaquenil for my SLE/ Sjorgrens due to the fact that plaquenil can lower your red and whites cell count.. With my thalassemia I can't have that. My cell count is already low... So are there any other medications for SLE that will help?

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I have SLE & Sjorgrens and I take plaquenil x

posted 8 months ago

Tremors And Weakness

Tremors And Weakness

Anyone, especially those on Plaquenil year or more, have tremors and weakness of eyelids, arms and legs? Sometimes a hoarse voice and shallow breathes (cant take deep breathe in)? Neurologists say not seizures, stroke or Parkinsons. Pharmacy paperwork lists as side effects of Plaquneil but rheumotologist and pharmacist said no?

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I've had doctors tell me that lupus doesn't cause skin problems and I have had them tell me that tylenol was not causing my skin problems to get worse… read more

posted 9 months ago

Plaquenil & Azathioprine

Plaquenil & Azathioprine

Has anyone here not had much success using Plaquenill 200 mg twice daily? Ive been on it for 9 months as well as taking Meloxicam 15 mg once daily. My symptoms improved for a few months but I am starting to go back down hill with overall aches, pains, and extreme fatigue. My rheumatologist wants me to try adding Azathioprine (Imuran) in about a month once I’m fully over a sinus infection. Looking for insight on Azathioprine as its not quite as easy to find info on compared to Plaquenil… read more

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I take both with no problems....4 years now.

posted almost 3 years ago

I Need To Hear More About Length Of A Flare. I Accidentally Was Off My Plaquanil For 5 Wks And Still Having Lots Of Pain Severe Weakness

I Need To Hear More About Length Of A Flare. I Accidentally Was Off My Plaquanil For 5 Wks And Still Having Lots Of Pain Severe Weakness

I forgot to flll my plaquenil perscription, wass off it 5 wks, have been having serious flare since. I got back on medicine In June . 7 months of a flare that varies in severity but never ends

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Hope you get to feeling better

posted 9 months ago

Severe Allergic Reaction To Plaquenil / Hydroxychloroquine

Severe Allergic Reaction To Plaquenil / Hydroxychloroquine

I have a question. I was just prescribed Plauqenil and was given Hydroxycloroquine (Zydus). Less than two weeks in, I had an extremely bad allergic reaction. It started out with these ugly, itchy red hives on my left arm. Overnight, they spread to my right arm. Then, within a few more hours they spread to my legs and trunk. It was awful!!! They burned and itched and made me physically ill.
Thankfully, Benadryl and a steroid dose pack has the hives on… read more

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Hiya!

Sorry for the delay. No the results came back as inconclusive as the high steroid dose masked everything. They're pretty confident it was a… read more

posted almost 5 years ago

Plaquenil

Plaquenil

I have been on Plaquinel since diagnosis. It definitely worked for me initially-- particularly with fatigue. However, I never completely got rid of the aching in my muscles and I still have flares where I am severely crippled from the soreness in my joints and muscles. So I am wondering if it is still working? Is this normal on plaquinel or should my symptoms be gone entirely? Is it preventing my disease from progressing as my doctor has suggested?

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I've been doing an extremely low carb, low sugar diet for a month and so far I've been feeling good. Also taking Tumeric supplements. I agree with the… read more

posted over 4 years ago

New Plaquenil Tablet

New Plaquenil Tablet

Anyone get a Plaquenil refill lately and receive a new hourglass shaped tablet with the word Plaquenil on it for the genetic brand?

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Those getting the bone shaped pill with Plaquenil written on it.........where are you getting it, please? My drugstore discontinued.

posted 4 days ago

Been On Plaqenil 5 Weeks. When Will I Tell That It Is Working.

Been On Plaqenil 5 Weeks. When Will I Tell That It Is Working.

My flareup has lasted almost 5 months with a lot of pain tingling and burning in both hands. I started taking plaqueni. Is this normal to have a flareup this long and when will the medicine start to work?

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I have burning in my hands, legs, and feet the diagnosis is nerve damage. I' m taking Plaqienil, Gabapentin 600mg up to 3times a day and Cymbalta. These… read more

posted about 3 years ago

MCTD And Plaquenil

MCTD And Plaquenil

Does Plaquenil cover both autoimmune disorders

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I had no idea!!!

posted 4 months ago