I have been getting these horrible rashes and they are not related to sun exposure. I am starting to wonder if they are related to Plaquenil. How much is chloroquine in the us Does plaquenil affect the kidneys Overall Plaquenil did take away the muscle and joint pain. It worked wonders for that. For that reason I am satisfied with plaquenil for what I took it for. Took about 5-6 months to see full effect. Since reducing the dose from 400mg to 200mg 4 months ago I do feel some of this pain returning You win some, you lose some! M 49 1 years 400mg day Feb 19, 2020 The adult dose of Plaquenil to suppress malaria is 400 mg on the same day each week. The pediatric weekly suppressive dosage is 5 mg/kg of body weight. The adult dose of Plaquenil to treat an acute attack of malaria is an initial dose of 800 mg followed by 400 mg in six to eight hours and 400 mg for two more days. 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. I've always been one to go for the natural route and am starting to feel like I should just stop taking everything and see what happens - so frustrating. My doctor now wants me to start on Chloroquine instead of plaquenil. Allergy to plaquenil after being on it for years Can you develop an allergic reaction to meds. - HealthUnlocked, Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses Hydroxychloroquine and gasHydroxychloroquine in pregnancyHydroxychloroquine lupus erythematosusWhat is chloroquine made up ofHydroxychloroquine pediatric lupus Oct 17, 2005 Just wondering if anyone has experienced an allergic reaction to CellCept. I started on the drug about two months ago after being taken off of Plaquenil because of an allergic reaction it made me itchy. Just this past week, I've noticed bumps on my neck and face mostly forehead. Immune & Autoimmune - Lupus Allergic reaction to CellCept?. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil. Plaquenil question -. I have a sulfa allergy, and have taken Plaquenil for 4 years without any adverse effects. I can say, however, that I have not had any cross allergic reaction to other drugs sometimes associated with sulfa allergies. Whether you try Plaquenil or not is ultimately up to you and your doctor, but a lot will depend on the type and severity of. I have a sulfa allergy, and have taken Plaquenil for 4 years without any adverse effects. I can say, however, that I have not had any cross allergic reaction to other drugs sometimes associated with sulfa allergies. Kelley, Hi. Some people DO get an allergic rash from hydroxychloroquine = the generic form. I've read that fewer get it from Plaquenil = the name brand, so some rheumies presecribe it even though it's more expensive. Does the printout you got with your Rx mention the rash possibility? Have you spoken with your rheumie?