Also had to have an occupational health meeting today for my job as not worked for 6 months now and hoping they make me redundant as i can't work as a waitress with ra due to pain and flares in my opinion. (others may do) and i then can get benefits till i find a job i can do with the ra(i am not doing this just for benefits, i hope people understand that) I have now been on Plaq for just over three years and MTX for just under three years. What class of medication is plaquenil Plaquenil sjogrens syndrome Does Plaquenil Interact with other Medications? Severe Interactions. These medications are not usually taken together. Consult your healthcare professional e.g. doctor or pharmacist for more in. One 6.7% in methotrexate group who showed elevated liver enzymes and the other 7.1% in hydroxychloroquine group who demonstrated drug eruption. Discussion The current study demonstrated higher therapeutic effects of methotrexate than hydroxychloroquine on lichen planopilaris in a 6-month randomized clinical trial. Mar 17, 2019 Hydroxychloroquine is a quinoline medicine used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. My Rheumy suggested MTX and told me it would be months before we knew for sure it would work. The combination works well for me-though I also take a NSAID. I started feeling better about a month after starting plaq-I was also on prednisone at the time-but couldn't get all the way well. Hydroxychloroquine with methotrexate Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Clinical efficacy and safety of methotrexate versus. Chloroquine structureChloroquine phosphate reef central As the addition of Hydroxychloroquine to my cocktail methotrexate and Enbrel Anti-TNF, didn't seem to be making any difference, I stopped it a few weeks ago. Maybe my fingers are a tiny, tiny bit more swollen, but the black cloud has lifted and the nausea disappeared, so I am far better off without it. Hydroxychloroquine and nausea Hi it's me again. - NRAS. Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage & Side Effects -. Methotrexate vs Plaquenil Comparison -. In patients with rheumatoid arthritis, combination therapy with methotrexate, sulfasalazine, and hydroxychloroquine is more effective than either methotrexate alone or a combination of. I was diagnosed with RA in march and have been on increasing dose of methotrexate. Yesterday my rheumatologist started me on hydroxychloroquine as well. Is anyone else on this combination and have you had any problems with it as I know hydroxychloroquine can cause eye sight problems. Thanks Dec 28, 2017 I haven't had any issues with Plaquenil, and I've been on it for 13 years. Be sure you get your eyes checked regularly for Plaquenil toxicity, a very rare side effect that can affect your vision, but is usually reversible if caught early. I know Plaquenil has helped me a ton, because I tried going off of it once to see if I really needed it.