Can you abruptly stop hydroxychloroquine

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  1. OldRocker Moderator

    Can you abruptly stop hydroxychloroquine


    I did stop it for 2 weeks early in the treatment due to having to take a coupld other drugs that seemed to give me side effects. I just quit the plaquenil to give my liver a rest at that time. Plaquenil isn a antiparasitic drug with anti-inflammatory affect.

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    However, more often than not they are weaned if they have helped and stopped abruptly if they weren't helping at all or were associated with side effects. For example, methotrexate, doxycycline, and hydroxychloroquine can be stopped suddenly as the preferred method of ending a treatment if it was not helping. Nov 09, 2018 Stop taking hydroxychloroquine and call your doctor at once if you have trouble focusing, if you see light streaks or flashes in your vision, or if you notice any swelling or color changes in your. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 48,911 people who have side effects when taking Plaquenil from Food and Drug Administration FDA, and is updated regularly. On eHealthMe, you can evaluate side effects and drug interactions from 16 million FDA reports. The results are personalized to your gender and age 0-99+.

    Over the years on this site we have had quite a few people post that they didn't think that the plaquenil was working so they would stop taking it. I have done a lot of research on this drug and haven't run into anybody who has complained of the withdrawal effect.

    Can you abruptly stop hydroxychloroquine

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  3. Jan 11, 2012 So there you have it - just one big nasty flare with a new added symptom of heart palpitations. Awesome. I can say that was the worst flare I've ever had - even counting before I started on plaquenil. I guess if you give your immune system an opening that it hasn't had in a while, it's going to go into overdrive. That's the only explanation.

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    May 07, 2012 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. Hydroxychloroquine oral tablet can interact with other medications, vitamins, or herbs you may be taking. An interaction is when a substance changes the way a drug works. Communities Autoimmune Disorders Fear of Plaquenil. do not just stop it without your Doctor telling to for if you just stop taking it, is then when people.

     
  4. PUNISHER Well-Known Member

    Has anyone experienced mood changes/anxiety/depression while taking Plaquenil? Last several months, I have been struggling with anxiety. So talk to you Rheumy/ nurse specialist and get the support you need. No anxiety taken as it only happens now on very rare occasions for just a couple of hours at most. My lupus has improved but my OCD is through the roof. The cortisone I take is a corticosteroid liquid called Zamen drops ( here in Latin America) but available world wide. Anxiety and Plaquenil Has anyone experienced mood. - LUPUS UK Citalopram Oral Route Before Using - Mayo Clinic Lexapro and Plaquenil drug interactions - eHealthMe
     
  5. Nam Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD). Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine – New Warnings Plaquenil What You Need to Know - Kaleidoscope Fighting Lupus Plaquenil Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures, Warnings.
     
  6. uniros Guest

    Plaquenil What You Need to Know - Kaleidoscope Fighting Lupus Common side effects Nausea and diarrhea This can often can be combatted by taking Plaquenil with food or milk. Dizziness Precautions with this side effect Do not drive, use machinery. Cramps. Headache. Dry skin. Loss of appetite.

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  7. joybits User

    The Risk of Retinal Toxicity with Plaquenil One of the reasons that physicians feel comfortable in prescribing Plaquenil is its low risk to benefit ratio. This means that the side effects of Plaquenil are mild and infrequent compared with its potential benefits. As with any medication, allergic reactions including skin rashes and non-allergic reactions can occur.

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