Taking plaquenil on misdiagnosis

Discussion in 'Chloroquine' started by mcdak, 09-Mar-2020.

  1. fruity juicy Moderator

    Taking plaquenil on misdiagnosis


    At first it seemed like it helped now I feel the same as before I started taking the medicine other than the fact that none of my clothes fit and there is a lot more of me to carry around. Anyone know if I quit taking it if the weight will fall back off I started Hydroxychloroquine 2 weeks ago. One week in and I thought this may just work, except for the ‘extra itchiness’ I seemed to get every night.

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    Necrobiosis lipoidica NL is a disease with clinical features that are seldom misinterpreted. Often histology just confirms the clinician's diagnosis. Only in rare cases, the clinical presentation and the involved body sites may be misleading. Does Plaquenil Make Anyone Else Feel Calmer? - Autoimmune diseases. Reducing that slowly while taking plaquenil.haven't noticed feeling calmer-sounds lovely!-but have definitely felt better than I have felt in last year or hugely but just enough to b noticeable.tiredness less and sleeping a bit better.since yesterday tho I've had. Has anyone's doctor suggested taking plaquenil to help taper off Rheum thinks that plaquenil will help me get to a lower dose of prednisone since I can't get past 7.5 mg without a flare.

    I was prescribed this drug to ease my ra disease, I was taking 400mg per day which was to last for 3 months then reduced to 200mg. Right before I hit the two week mark, I woke up with my heart racing and continued feeling my heart flutter all day and I just felt week and tired. After msging Rheum, decided to stop taking meds to see how I feel and continue with the AIP to handle symptoms and try to work at ‘healing from inside out! Time will tell and I’m eager to see how much the AIP is helping once odd meds.

    Taking plaquenil on misdiagnosis

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    Rheumatoid Arthritis. The action of hydroxychloroquine is cumulative and may require weeks to months to achieve the maximum therapeutic effect see CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY. Initial adult dosage 400 mg to 600 mg 310 to 465 mg base daily, administered as a single daily dose or in two divided doses. In a small percentage of patients, side effects may require temporary reduction of the initial. 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. If you're gonna experiment, I went off it cold turkey as it didn't hurt to do it that way, but you better get back on before the summer or you could experience a flare-up. One PLAQUENIL tablet contains 200 mg of hydroxychloroquine sulfate, which is equivalent to 155 mg base. Take PLAQUENIL with a meal or a glass of milk. Malaria Prophylaxis. Adults. 400 mg 310 mg base once weekly on the same day of each week starting 2 weeks prior to exposure, and continued for 4 weeks after leaving the endemic area.

     
  4. Krizelis Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine is a quinoline medicine used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Plaquenil interaction acetaminophen - Answers on HealthTap Plaquenil and Humira drug interactions - eHealthMe Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses
     
  5. Xefan New Member

    Plaquenil - Uses, Side Effects, Interactions - Each white-to-off-white, film-coated, peanut-shaped tablet with "PLAQUENIL" in black on one side contains 200 mg of hydroxychloroquine sulfate equivalent to 155 mg of base. Nonmedicinal ingredients black ink, calcium hydrogenophosphate, carnauba wax, corn starch, magnesium stearate, opadry White YS-I-7443, and polyethylene glycol 400.

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  6. losenok Well-Known Member

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