How to wean from plaquenil

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  1. incaxodadlori XenForo Moderator

    How to wean from plaquenil


    I don't know if anyone can help as this isn't technically lupus related. 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).

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    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. If your ophthalmologist finds any signs of retinal damage, he or she will tell your primary care doctor or inflammatory disease specialist to stop Plaquenil treatment immediately. This will help you avoid permanent vision loss. Your other doctor will find another treatment for your disease. Find patient medical information for Plaquenil Oral on WebMD including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ratings. Do not start, stop, or change the.

    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. Basically I've been on the drug since January and saw the rheumatologist on Wednesday to see how things are going.

    How to wean from plaquenil

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    Here are 10 things to keep in mind when using Plaquenil Take it on a regular schedule, meaning at the same time each day. Take Plaquenil EXACTLY as prescribed by your physician. Do not stop taking the medication without first speaking to your doctor. Taking Hydroxychloroquine with food and/or milk can help prevent stomach upset. Dr. Marmor, who chaired the Academy’s screening guidelines committee, said the goal in Plaquenil screening is to catch changes at a very early stage when there’s just a minimal amount of loss of vision. “Then, when you stop the drug, the damage won’t progress enough to cross the fovea and affect reading vision.” I feel like I'm having some kind of withdrawl to the plaquenil but the consultant said just to stop taking it, that I didn't need to gradually reduce dose etc. Friday afternoon I got home from school I'm a teacher and pretty much slept from 4pm through to 7pm and then was asleep again at 10pm right through until 9am Saturday morning - I haven.

     
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    Sulfa drugs can treat a range of health problems from eye infections to rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Can you take Hydroxychloroquine if you are allergic to sulfa. Hydroxychloroquine - Wikipedia Sulfa allergy Which medications should I avoid? - Mayo Clinic
     
  6. Stape Well-Known Member

    Applies to hydroxychloroquine: oral tablet Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine may cause some unwanted effects. Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage & Side Effects - What are the side effects of using hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Success, Reviews and Side Effects
     
  7. Koe Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Side Effects & Dosage for. The mechanism is unknown. Combining telbivudine Tyzeka and hydroxychloroquine may increase the risk of unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness because both drugs cause such side effects. Hydroxychloroquine suppresses the immune system and should not be combined with drugs that also suppress the immune system or live vaccines.

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  8. Dimon91 XenForo Moderator

    Chloroquine Phosphate - WebMD How to use Chloroquine Phosphate. Take this medication by mouth, usually with food to prevent stomach upset, exactly as directed by your doctor. Daily or weekly dosing, dosage amount, and length.

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