Does plaquenil cause weight gain

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    Does plaquenil cause weight gain


    I know that the medication is known to cause weight loss and decreased appetite, but I've found that since starting treatment I've gained weight and nothing seems to budge it. Unfortunately, a LOT of the meds we're prescribed come with weight gain as a side effect (just ONCE I wish the side effects would be "become irresistible" but I've yet to hear about that drug trial)Usually it's an issue of one or two things (sometimes both). I've noticed on some forums folks have experienced this. If so, have you spoken with your rheum, changed your dosage, or found other ways to combat this side effect? Some of these drugs increase your appetite and cravings, some of them increase your water retention.

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    Hi everyone. I know this seems shallow and there are more important things in life like getting healthy but I have a question for those who are taking or have taken Medrol and or Plaquenil. Has anyone experienced weight gain? I have been reading up on side effects and weight gain and swollen face. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Plaquenil. For the Consumer. Applies to hydroxychloroquine oral tablet. Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur. I have been on plaquenil for many a year, and it has not affected my weight at all. If you go to or rxlist.com, neither of them list weight gain as a side effect, while they both list "nausea, vomiting, stomach pain; loss of appetite, weight loss" as side effects.

    This will stop your body from obsessively retaining water and making you feel and look puffy all over. In the case of the latter, it helps to GREATLY reduce your sodium intake and increase your water intake.

    Does plaquenil cause weight gain

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    Hence, if the loss of appetite and weight loss started after you started on this drug, then yes, it could be due to Plaquenil. However, if you had loss of appetite and weight loss before your started this drug, then the drug can aggravate the process. In this case, the cause of loss f appetite and weight loss has to be found. How to use Plaquenil. Hydroxychloroquine is usually taken with food or milk to prevent stomach upset. The dosage and length of treatment are based on your medical condition and response to therapy. In children, dosage is also based on weight. Weight increased is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 month, also take medication Actemra, and have Pain. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 57,706 people who have side effects when taking Plaquenil from Food and Drug Administration FDA.

     
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    Authors: Dr Anes Yang, Clinical Researcher, Department of Dermatology, St George Hospital, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia; Dr Monisha Gupta, Senior Staff Specialist, Department of Dermatology, Liverpool Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia. It is a hydroxylated version of chloroquine, with a similar mechanism of action. Hydroxychloroquine Blood Levels in SLE Clarifying dosing. Hydroxychloroquine MedlinePlus Drug Information HCQ - Clinical Hydroxychloroquine, Serum
     
  9. Girl_IT Well-Known Member

    CHLOROQUINE Drug BNF content published by NICE Dose equivalence and conversion. Doses expressed as chloroquine base. Each tablet contains 155 mg of chloroquine base equivalent to 250 mg of chloroquine phosphate. Syrup contains 50 mg/5 mL of chloroquine base equivalent to 80 mg/5 mL of chloroquine phosphate.

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