Rheumy says I can take them together or separately anytime I want. Hope that you won't suffer from the side effects. 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’m thinking I’ll take them both together before bed. TIAI took them with breakfast but the first 6 weeks I suffered from extreme nausea as a side effect. 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. Plaquenil alopecia areata alopecia totalis Plaquenil and sun exposure Do I need a prescription for hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil? What are the side effects of hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil? What is the dosage for hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil? Which drugs or supplements interact with hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil? Is hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding? Ideal time for taking Plaquenil and side effects? Discussion in 'Medications' started by ilovedisney, Apr 12, 2011. Either contact your GP or rheumy and have them explain to you the best way to take your plaq.there may very well be a good reason it has been prescribed this way. Cally x cally, Apr 12, 2011 #2. Then, I was taking it at night, with dinner. For the most part, most of the above symptoms went away. The lightheadedness, dizziness and shakiness stopped. The stomach stuff got better. About a week after I stopped, I started getting a psoriasis-like rash on my elbow. I started the Plaquenil again this past Sun, but now I'm taking it with lunch. One thing I have noticed, is mosquitoes tend not to target me, and I'm wondering if they taste the same yucky quinine flavor, and like us, aren't down with it. :)As for my routine, I took it at night, with or without food. I've had success taking it with a glass of milk, which is recommended on my perscription. I can get an upset stomach if I don't take them with milk or food right before. I always take it with food though, as it makes me nauseous otherwise. Almost 30 years, and it hasn't given me a speck of trouble, not even in the eyes. What is the best time to take plaquenil Plaquenil Uses, Dosage & Side Effects -, Ideal time for taking Plaquenil and side effects? Lupus. Plaquenil is os junction Starting Plaquenil. deleted_user 02/28/2012. I agree that with taking with with dinner or before bed if you have had a snack is the best time to take the medication that way if you have any stomach upset you will sleep through it which is what I continue to do now! If you have any questions don't hesitate to ask. Starting Plaquenil DailyStrength. Ideal time for taking Plaquenil and side effects? Lupus Forums at The.. When best time of day to take plaquenil? - LUPUS UK. 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. Find patient medical information for Plaquenil Oral on WebMD including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ratings. 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.