Tapering hydroxychloroquine

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  1. MrDenim User

    Tapering hydroxychloroquine


    I've been on plaquenil for 6 months for suspected Sjogren's syndrome (I don't have antibodies for Sjorgren's or Lupus but I do have Hashimoto's and have all the symptoms for Sjorgren's so the rheumatologist suggested a trial of plaquenil). Basically I've been on the drug since January and saw the rheumatologist on Wednesday to see how things are going.

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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria. Answer - Posted in hydroxychloroquine, nabumetone, period - Answer You can stop both meds abruptly if that is what you want - there is no. Skip to Content Search Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. It's used to treat and prevent malaria infection, and to reduce symptoms and progression of autoimmune diseases such as.

    I do think it's helped with fatigue and muscle pain but it's hard for me to compare to Xmas as when the improvement is so gradual I think it's really hard to notice on a gradual basis. I *think* I'm improving but it's been a gradual process and I said to him that it's quite hard to tell how much of an improvement I'm feeling.

    Tapering hydroxychloroquine

    Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Precautions - Mayo Clinic, How do you wean yourself off of hydroxychloroquine?

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  7. 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. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

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    Nov 12, 2009 Plaquenil is a 6-weeker as far as the benefits are concerned, but it would be more dangerous to stop if you spend a lot of time outside and if this were the summer. If you're gonna experiment, I went off it cold turkey as it didn't hurt to do it that way, but you better get back on before the summer or you could experience a flare-up. Weaning failure is reported only by a few people who take Plaquenil. We study 48,911 people who have side effects while taking Plaquenil from Food and Drug Administration FDA. Among them, 1 has Weaning failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Weaning failure and more. eHealthMe has been monitoring drugs since 2008. May 07, 2012 Plaquenil is used in the treatment of sarcoidosis but its main use is in the treatment of malaria. One of the side effects of taking the drug is that it affects eye sight, and eye tests, especially field of vision tests need to be done every six months. For the four years that I took the drug.

     
  8. prostoetb New Member

    Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of drugs called antimalarials. Drugs & Medications A-Z - WebMD Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage & Side Effects - Hydroxychloroquine MedlinePlus Drug Information
     
  9. kaiser Zaido Moderator

    Iron is an essential mineral that transports oxygen to every cell in your body. Iron Supplement and Plaquenil interaction Treato Hydroxychloroquine Side Effects, Dosage, Uses, and More What time of day to take Plaquenil - Sjogren's World
     
  10. vAddict New Member

    Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Proper Use - Mayo Clinic Children—Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. At first, 13 mg per kg of body weight taken as a single dose. Then, 6.5 mg per kg of body weight taken 6 hours, 24 hours, and 48 hours after the first dose. However, dose is usually not more than 800 mg for the first dose and not more than 400 mg for the next doses.

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  11. Golubin Guest

    Chloroquine Indications, Side Effects, Warnings - A severe eye problem has happened with chloroquine. This may lead to lasting eyesight problems. The risk may be higher if you have some types of eye or kidney problems. The risk may also be higher with some doses of chloroquine, if you use chloroquine for longer than 5 years, or if you take certain other drugs like tamoxifen.

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