What will happen if i stop taking plaquenil

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  1. Troytoy XenForo Moderator

    What will happen if i stop taking plaquenil


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

    What are some of the side effects of plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine and peripheral neuropathy

    I just had major spine surgery in November. The surgeon had me check with my rheumy about stopping Plaquenil and I was told to continue it, or just stop it the day of surgery then get right back on, I asked what would happen if I stopped for a week and was told I'd risk going into a flare. I stayed on it and surgery went OK. What happens if I stop taking plaquenil hydroxychloroquine suddenly? Dr. John Goldman, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Answered Aug. 28, 2012 54 years experience in Internal Medicine - Rheumatology Long time. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine takes a long time to get out of the system - up to 18 months. Be certain you and your. What next if plaquenil doesn't work? Support Forums. Really though in order not to have worse things happen it is what we have to do. I know it is scary but anything to stop the pain and misfunction of not being able to use my hands or move my knees or not have my ankles cave out and fall.

    I do think it's helped with fatigue and muscle pain but it's hard for me to compare to Xmas as when the improvement is so gradual I think it's really hard to notice on a gradual basis. 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.

    What will happen if i stop taking plaquenil

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    Saturday was a week since I stopped taking Plaquenil, aka Hydroxychloroquine, per my doctor's instructions, and I think I am going through some form of withdrawal. I took the drug as a treatment for sarcoidosis and one of the side effects is a reduction in white blood cells, which is what has happened to me. Plaquenil Some patients decide to stop taking statins, a cholesterol-lowering drug, if they experience side effects. A new study tracked how they did. With Plaquenil, however, the most commonly prescribed anti-malarial, this sort of damage occurs only in 1 out of 5,000 people who take the drug for five years or more. For this reason though, it is important that you see an ophthalmologist for an exam before starting to take an anti-malarial medication for your lupus.

     
  6. krytnyak Guest

    Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes fatigue, joint pain, joint stiffness, and a butterfly-shaped rash on the face. Hair Loss from taking Plaquenil? - Skin Pigmentation with Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil. Lupus Hair Loss Pictures, Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention, and More
     
  7. kkv Guest

    A Rare but Reversible Cause of Myopathy Hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine induced myopathy is rare adverse reaction but symptoms are usually recover after discontinuation of the drug. Here we report a case of woman with systemic lupus erythematosus who presented with myopathy after eight months treatment with hydroxychloroquine.

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  8. dementis Guest

    Hydroxychloroquine MedlinePlus Drug Information Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of drugs called antimalarials. It is used to prevent and treat acute attacks of malaria. It is also used to treat discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis in patients whose symptoms have not improved with other treatments.

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