Please review the following URL and make sure that it is spelled correctly. Please welcome our newest member, Angel Whisperer.305 Guest(s), 9 Registered Member(s) are currently online. Baseline reading for plaquenil therapy 2018 Chloroquine production Plaquenil and heavy periods Plaquenil and artemisia annua together Does plaquenil help with fatigue. deleted_user 02/06/2012. I've been on the lupus rollercoaster only since Nov. All since then I've been tested and diagnosed. Today my rheumy decided to go ahead and prescribe plaquenil. My main issues are joint, muscle and tendon pain/inflammation,As well as fatigue. Besides my possible heart and lung. This was my "magic bullet" when I first started it about 18 months ago; it helped my horrible fatigue considerably, and also eased my widespread joint pain. Associated risks are low, just be sure to get a baseline eye exam by an ophthalmologist M. D. within a month or so of starting, and then regular exams going forward while on the drug. Plaquenil helped my fatigue for awhile. But if a medication like that works for you, you likely have an autoimmune disease your doctor is too dumb to diagnose. forgive, i'm on a rampage today. Well, there is also medications like provigil to help keep you awake, typically for sleep disorders. The really good speed medications for ADHD like. It's used to treat and prevent malaria infection, and to reduce symptoms and progression of autoimmune diseases such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and others. Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Plaquenil helped my fatigue Ask the Expert Plaquenil and Sjögren’s, Experiences taking Plaquenil for Fatigue and Muscle Pain. Plaquenil energy level Has anyone's doctor suggested Plaquenil for chronic fatigue syndrome? My rheumy has a couple of times. He says it could help with energy level because it is an immune enhancer. My mother took it for rheumatoid arthritis years ago and thinks it's worth a shot. My only concern is the. Plaquenil for CFS. ProHealth Fibromyalgia, ME/CFS and.. Plaquenil and Tiredness - Reviews. PLAQUENIL Side Effects, Reviews by Patients -. I was diagnosed with SLE after I developed pericarditis. Lupus nearly killed me. I started on Plaquenil immediately and responded well. I am well. My rheumy called me today and told me to cut my dose in half due to Plaquenil rationing. I think that Plaquenil helped me with fatigue althjough I can still sleep for 12 hours straight at a weekend. 200mg Plaq didn't help - 400md did. It took at least 6 months for me to notice a difference. Taking thyroid meds as well may have helped in my case - but I think it helped more with depression. With the symptoms you have, I would have thought your consultant could make a diagnosis based on those alone. As for plaquenil, I know it helps my fatigue a lot I have recently had to halve my dose due to concerns about macular degeneration and its affected my energy levels hugely.