Friends and family help but they really just dont get it! Anyways- been diagnosed and have been taking plaquenil since around October- it was helping but my wrists and fingers were still in so much pain that I couldn't even get dressed in the mornings! So I was taking dose packs to help w the pain and my rheumatology finally put me on prednisone- TERRIBLE. I couldnt sleep at night, had awful night sweats, weight gain...it. Plaquenil rash images Plaquenil receptor Take Plaquenil exactly as prescribed. Plaquenil comes in tablet form. It is taken once or twice a day, unless it is used for the prevention of malaria, in which case it is taken once a week beginning 1 to 2 weeks prior to traveling to an area where malaria is common. Take this medication with a meal or a glass of milk to prevent stomach upset. It takes a really long time for the Plaquenil to kick in. It may even take a year. Mine didn't start working until I was on it for 8 months and I take more than you do. Does anyone that takes Plaquenil have it make you nauseous? I was put on the 2 pills several years ago, but I can only handle 1 per day. I do take it with food, but what could I do to be able to take 2. So my doctor wanted to put me on methotrexate and I read sooo many terrible things about it that I begged her to let me try something else first before going to the extreme w the methotrexate. Being a 23 yr old female who is getting married in July- weight gain feels like the worst thing that could happen to you. Can i take 2 plaquenil at the same time Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Side effects, Images, Uses., What is the correct way to discontinue use of plaquenil? What is a natural medicine to hydroxychloroquineDoes plaquenil deplete vitamin dAntimalarial drugs chloroquine and primaquinePlaquenil baseline examen Answer - Posted in atorvastatin, simvastatin - Answer It can be a problem. if you took low doses you may be okay. Otherwise. I mistakenly took atorvastatin and simvastatin at the same.. Plaquenil - @suelpo - Lupus - 20190413 - Inspire. Hydroxychloroquine Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions.. I have found that for me i can't take my Plaquenil before bed as it makes me anxious and makes it difficult to sleep. I work overnights, so I take it before i go to work, then by the time I get home I am able to sleep ok. I always take it with food though, as it makes me nauseous otherwise. Anyways- been diagnosed and have been taking plaquenil since around October- it was helping but my wrists and fingers were still in so much pain that I couldn't even get dressed in the mornings! So I was taking dose packs to help w the pain and my rheumatology finally put me on prednisone-. Although I don't like taking the meds, I now know that I will probably be taking them for the rest of my life. My goal is to stay off of prednisone, but I realize that I may need to take it for a severe exacerbation. For the people who take prednisone on a regular basis are you taking it because of the pain?