He reported a history of tick bite and rash in 2002. The knee pain and other symptoms rapidly improved over the next two weeks. He received a short course of antibiotics at that time. After two weeks he reported that the antibiotics were causing nightmares and insomnia. Then one week later he complained of confusion and unsteadiness. Plaquenil and cancer Plaquenil antacids I am curious why your doctor is switching meds so often. It my understanding that the typical dose of Biaxin prescribed for Lyme is 1000 mg daily. This is the dose I took. Some doctors prescribe Plaquenil with it to help it work more efficiently. What dose of Malarone are you taking? Are you familiar with the Jarisch-Herxheimer Reaction herx? Will plaquenil kill the encysted form of lyme? May 11, 2011 Lyme, lyme forms 0 comments. Dear Stephen, I am dealing with a year and a couple of months of undiagnosed lyme that was confirmed by Igenex testing and my symptoms. I was taking biaxin once a day could not manage twice a day for two months and then switched to doxycycline for two. In the United States, Lyme arthritis is the most common feature of late stage infection with the tick-borne spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi, usually beginning months after the initial tick bite. However, in some patients, including most of those seen today, the earlier phases of the infection are asymptomatic and arthritis is the presenting manifestation of the disease. He continued to improve rapidly once more with a cessation of neurocognitive symptoms. When I saw him initially he complained of knee pain and swelling, fatigue, generalized arthralgia (joint pain), numbness and tingling and an irregular heart beat. I diagnosed a "brain Herx." I added Plaquenil back, as well as Welchol, presumptively to remove "neurotoxins." I also reduced the dose of Amoxicillin and Minocin. Plaquenil biaxin lyme disease Herx on Plaquenil? - Lyme Disease - MedHelp, Will plaquenil kill the encysted form of lyme? Buhner. Ic hydroxychloroquine 200 mgChloroquine pharmacological classLdn and plaquenilChloroquine sle dose This is my first post. I was switched to a different anti-biotic regimen almost four weeks ago to treat chronic Lyme disease neuroborreliosis clarithromycin and hydroxychloroquine. I haven't been feeling as well since, having more fatigue, itchy skin, lightheadedness and myoclonus. Clarithromycin and hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil - LymeNet Europe. Diagnosis and Treatment of Lyme Arthritis. Hydroxychloroquine User Reviews for Lyme Disease, Arthritis at. The Biaxin/Plaquenil success may have been treating Lyme though. There are some people that have gotten rid of babs with Bactrim and Biaxin though. Maybe Plaquenil could be added to that too check interactions. Lyme Disease New Topic Reply Previous Thread. my LLMD wants to switch me to Plaquenil and Biaxin. I had previously been doing pulsed tetracycline, with no apparent effect. I was wondering if anyone had done this combination and what your experience was like? In particular, did you have any difficult side effects? This is a reivew of how effective Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine sulfate is for Lyme disease and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe from 7 Plaquenil users and is updated continuously.