Side effects of stopping hydroxychloroquine

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  1. sevenworld Guest

    Side effects of stopping hydroxychloroquine


    So far I have no more energy than when I first started and has developed neuropathy which I have just found out from Web MD that this neuropathy is one of the side effects of this med! Saying that by stopping this it would take another 6 months to build up the benefit. There are other meds that can help with what you are experiencing, and if your doctor didn't address that then I would seek out a second opinion... Please don't stop your plaquenil until you are sure it is the right thing to do and in your best interest.

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    While side effects of corticosteroids are usually to blame, there is also the possibility of ocular damage associated with long-term use of the antimalarial drugs hydroxychloroquine brand name Plaquenil® and chloroquine. Improved vision screening tests and updated dosing guidelines are key to avoiding such complications. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is used to treat malaria, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis. Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more. Long-Term Side Effects of Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Plaquenil is the brand name of hydroxychloroquine, a drug used to prevent or treat malaria. Plaquenil is also used for long-term treatment of autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis RA and systemic lupus erythmatosis.

    Plaquenil is a 6-weeker as far as the benefits are concerned, but it would be more dangerous to stop if you spend a lot of time outside and if this were the summer. Or maybe another doctor if you're not comfortable w/your current one.

    Side effects of stopping hydroxychloroquine

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  3. Many people using this medication do not have serious side your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur arm/leg/ back pain, fast heartbeat, hair loss /color change, mental/mood changes e.g. anxiety, depression, hallucinations, ringing in the ears / hearing loss.

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    However, in some people hydroxychloroquine can cause skin rashes, especially those made worse by sunlight. feeling sick nausea or indigestion. diarrhoea. headaches. bleaching of the hair or mild hair loss. tinnitus ringing in the ears. visual problems. More in Eye Health. If you are taking Plaquenil to treat an inflammatory condition or malaria, you should be aware of the side effects that may occur to your eyes and vision. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is in a class of drugs called disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs, which are used to decrease inflammation, pain and joint damage. Common side effects may include headache, dizziness, ringing in your ears; nausea, vomiting, stomach pain; loss of appetite, weight loss; mood changes, feeling nervous or irritable; skin rash or itching; or. hair loss.

     
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  5. heshik Moderator

    500 mg chloroquine phosphate (300 mg base) orally on the same day each week Comments: -If possible, suppressive therapy should start 2 weeks prior to exposure; if unable to start 2 weeks before exposure, an initial loading dose of 1 g chloroquine phosphate (600 mg base) may be taken orally in 2 divided doses, 6 hours apart. Is Chloroquine a Cure for Coronavirus? Scientists Say. Aralen Chloroquine Uses, Dosage, Side Effects. Hydroxychloroquine Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions.
     
  6. Koler New Member

    My Take on New Ocular Screening Guidelines for Plaquenil. Once retinal toxicity from hydroxychloroquine occurs, it is thought that the retinal changes are permanent and the disease can progress even if hydroxychloroquine is stopped for 1 to 3 years. Newer techniques for evaluation of retinal disease have been developed and these techniques can detect retinal toxicity earlier.

    Recommendations on Screening for Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine.
     
  7. devinspb User

    Retinal toxicity associated with chronic exposure to hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine sulfate HCQ, Plaquenil is an analogue of chloroquine CQ, an antimalarial agent, used for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune disorders. Its use has been associated with severe retinal toxicity, requiring a discontinuation of therapy.

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