Stopping hydroxychloroquine

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  1. udoben Guest

    Stopping 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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    Aug 28, 2012 I don't want to stop this drug. Started 400 mg plaquenil hydroxychloroquine saturday. I'm constipation. Today I've had blood in toilet and on tissue. Is it the plaquenil hydroxychloroquine? Should I stop I taking it? I am on Metrotexate 30 mg a week, 2 Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine a day, 5 mg Prednisone. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is considered an older DMARD disease modifying anti-rheumatic drug. Plaquenil was actually first classified as an antimalarial drug, but it is also used to treat certain rheumatic and autoimmune conditions which are unrelated to malaria. The epidemic of the new Coronavirus Covid-19 It has put the medical community and around the world to work, not only to treat the millions affected by this virus, but also to find a cure and stop this disease through different drugs, such as Hydroxychloroquine, also known as Plaquenil. In Mexico, Health authorities have recently

    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.

    Stopping hydroxychloroquine

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  3. 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 lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and others.

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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. Jan 11, 2012 Plaquenil isn a antiparasitic drug with anti-inflammatory affect. I have done a lot of research on this drug and haven't run into anybody who has complained of the withdrawal effect. Over the years on this site we have had quite a few people post that they didn't think that the plaquenil was working so they would stop taking it. Originally, hydroxychloroquine was used to prevent and treat malaria and was considered very effective. Now it is generally used for rheumatoid arthritis, but it has also been shown to work well for juvenile arthritis, some lupus symptoms, and other types of autoimmune conditions.

     
  4. rgruslan User

    In deciding to use a medicine, the risks of taking the medicine must be weighed against the good it will do. For this medicine, the following should be considered: Tell your doctor if you have ever had any unusual or allergic reaction to this medicine or any other medicines. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine sulfate dose, indications. Drug interactions with itraconazole, fluconazole, and. Plaquenil and Diflucan drug interactions - eHealthMe
     
  5. 4u3a Well-Known Member

    La hidroxicloroquina pertenece a una clase de medicamentos llamados antimaláricos. Plaquenil usos y efectos secundarios - Salud - Hidroxicloroquina indicaciones, contraindicaciones y efectos. Plaquenil Tablet in Spanish - Usos, efectos secundarios.
     
  6. wedeho Moderator

    Ranbaxy vs. sandoz inc. hydroxychloroquine - HealthUnlocked Hi everyone, I've been on hydroxychloroquine for about six weeks and I have been feeling really good overall. The first pill was an oblong white.

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  7. emigrant Well-Known Member

    Treating Lupus with Anti-Malarial Drugs Johns Hopkins Lupus Center Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Chloroquine Aralen Quinacrine Atabrine What are anti-malarial drugs, and why are they used to treat lupus? Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, chloroquine Aralen, and quinacrine Atabrine are medications that were originally used to prevent or treat malaria.

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