When should you take hydroxychloroquine

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  1. ElenaV Well-Known Member

    When should you take hydroxychloroquine


    It's used to treat and prevent malaria infection, and to reduce symptoms and progression of autoimmune diseases such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and others. Malaria is spread by mosquitoes, which transmit the parasites that cause the infection, usually in tropical and subtropical parts of the world.

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    I take 200mgs in the morning with breakfast and the other 200mgs with my dinner at 5 pm, as long as i eat enough i don't get any side effects. when i was on it about 7 years ago, i was told by the Dr to take it at night only, and i guess i did'nt take it with enough food cos i use to get terrible gas and my stomach hurt. This may lead to lasting eyesight problems. The risk may be higher if you have some types of eye or kidney problems. The risk may also be higher with some doses of hydroxychloroquine, if you use hydroxychloroquine for longer than 5 years, or if you take certain other drugs like tamoxifen. Call your doctor right away if you have any eyesight. Hydroxychloroquine may cause some people to be agitated, irritable, or display other abnormal behaviors. It may also cause some people to have suicidal thoughts and tendencies, or to become more depressed. If you or your caregiver notice any of these side effects, tell your doctor right away.

    For example, it may be combined with an antibiotic to treat chronic Q-fever, which humans usually catch from farm animals or raw milk. Plaquenil is used to treat other types of infections too.

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  4. According to WebMD, in most cases, you don’t need to be worried about drug interactions when taking hydroxychloroquine. It has only a mild effect on the immune system, but you should still tell your doctors what you are taking.

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    Otherwise, you should have a check up with an optician once a year and tell them that you're taking hydroxychloroquine. You should report any new eye symptoms to your doctor straight away. If you develop any other new symptoms or there's anything else that concerns you after starting hydroxychloroquine, you should tell your doctor or. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment. Today on WebMD Medications That Make You Tired Plaquenil is supposed to stay in your system for 1-2 months after you stop taking it. Try to rest, stay hydrated and away from sick ppl for now and hopefully you will not have any issues

     
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  6. jay_b Well-Known Member

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  7. ZomBeer New Member

    Plaquenil - Uses, Side Effects, Interactions - Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine belongs to a group of medications known as anti-inflammatories and antimalarials. It is used alone or in combination with other anti-arthritic medications to treat rheumatoid arthritis. It helps to reduce pain, stiffness, and swelling in joints.

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