How to get off hydroxychloroquine

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  1. Swonie User

    How to get off hydroxychloroquine


    The pharmacist said there wont be any danger just stopping it. Has anyone gone off the plaquenil and what happened? I was put on Plaquenil for RA as I was being dx for lupus. My rhuemy wants me to stop every time I have an infection. Best of luck, Creekbank My mom said she read that plaquenil is mainly used for the discoid lupus and people with the joint pain. Right now my hips are the only thing that is really bothering me my knees are now starting to act up.....

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    Hydroxychloroquine has not been studied to see if it could make it harder to get pregnant while taking this medication. Can taking hydroxychloroquine make it more likely for me to have a miscarriage? Several studies have not found a higher chance of miscarriage related directly to hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine is a medication used to treat different types of arthritis. While taking this medicine it is important to have your eyes checked at least once a year. Take it every day This medicine is taken either once or twice a day. Tablets It only comes in 200 mg tablets. The usual dose is between one and two tablets per day 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.

    There is no taper needed or withdrawal, but if it has been helping you, you may have increased symptoms by the time you go for your next appointment. If so, you would likely be able to get a prescription from that doctor for one month's supply to tide you over. I have only taken it once, so I am not sure what the results will be. I stopped mine and went into a life threatening flare - I would call your PCP to get a refill You may be fine or not- depends on if your illness has been lurking in the background waiting for an opportunity to launch an attack Louters, I went to see a new rheum and he took me off the Plaquenil to see what symptoms would show. I agree with poobie and would call your pcp to get a refill if possible.

    How to get off hydroxychloroquine

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  9. Evgeniy11 Guest

    Plaquenil and Raynaud's disease - Reviews Plaquenil is a hydroxychloroquine medication which was first used to treat malarial symptoms. So, that may have something to do with why it has improved you cold hands and feet! But, I would say that you might have been suffering from Raynaud's Syndrome and Plaquenil is one of the drugs used to treat that syndrome.

    Will you have Raynaud's phenomenon with Hydroxychloroquine sulfate.