I really don't want to take this or any medication for that matter. So in both of your opinions what did it do for you and/or solve for you that you had going on before you started taking it, I am new here so I hope that question in not too personal or offensive. I have noticed some blurring but I don't think that is from the med. The daily regular pain is still something to deal with though. Having said that I have not seen this medication discussed as being used for Sjorgrens? Since taking the "Plaquenil" the aches and pains throughout my body seem to be much less. As for the eyes, yes you have to get checked regularly. Plaquenil 200 mg qd Sulfasalazine taken with hydroxychloroquine However, measures of salivary and lacrimal gland function did not change during treatment 52. Larger controlled studies of abatacept therapy for primary Sjögren’s syndrome are in progress. Several biologics are under development for the treatment of primary Sjögren’s syndrome that inhibit the activation of T cells. This medication was originally formulated to prevent and treat malaria, but is now also classified as a disease-modifying antirheumatic drug, or DMARD, which means it treats the underlying disease rather than its symptoms. It’s used in people with Sjogren’s syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus to relieve joint pain, fatigue, and rashes. In this retrospective analysis, we used HCQ treatment over a period of 3–9 months for patients with pSS presenting with sicca symptoms as the major clinical aspect but lacking severe organ manifestations. Glandular function tests were performed at baseline and after treatment. Patients and methods I don’t know why but the hydrochloroquine made that better, I still get it sometimes but not nearly as often or as bad. It isn't fully gone but I am worlds away from where I was. But it could also the pain meds I am on "Tramadol". I am still tired and fall asleep at a moments notice. So that is not much help, the main thing the Plaquenil is supposed to do,( as I understand, feel free to let me know if you know more) it's trying to stop the progression of the disease. Thankfully the incident rate is low for issues but the key is to catch it early, which is why you should go every 6 months. Thank you to everyone for your help and responses!! Is plaquenil used to treat sjogren& 39 Which medications in the drug class Antimalarials are used in the., Medications for Sjogren’s Syndrome NYU Langone Health Chloroquine ototoxicity User Reviews for Plaquenil to treat Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Page 2 The following information is NOT intended to endorse any particular medication. While these reviews might be helpful, they are not a substitute for the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgement of healthcare practitioners. Compare all 39 medications used in the. User Reviews for Plaquenil to treat Systemic Lupus.. Treatment of sicca symptoms with hydroxychloroquine in.. Hydroxychloroquine User Reviews for Sjogren's. -. Plaquenil is a first-line drug treatment meaning its the go- to med they use -the one they initially start nearly everyone on when u test positive for auto-immune & it doesn't work for everyone! I tried it for a yr w not one bit of relief. The anxiety is not a common side effect nor is the depression. Hi, 1st time IVF cycle and am currently being treated for Lupus/Sjogren's symptoms. wondering if anyone else has been through IVF process with either condition and how you were feeling during the far, I have had my egg retrieval yesterday with 7 eggs, resulting in 5 embryos and waiting for. I was diagnosed five years ago with Sjogren's syndrome and have lost most of my sight. I have primary Sjogren's, which went undiagnosed for years till my eyes and corneas melted. I take 8 mg of methotrexate once a week and use Tears eye drops. But I also take omega three oil, juice, lots of greens, and walk 112 stairs a day.