In fact, most people with lupus have fatigue at some point in their illness. “When lupus hit, it was like running into a wall at 80 mph,” says Ann S. Chloroquine resistance wiki Plaquenil deplete magnesium Hydroxychloroquine diagnostic studies routinely Hello all, I am currently new to this site and ran across the discussion about stopping Plaquenil. I have been taking Plaquenil for about 8-9 months and thought that it was not helping me because I still have a fair amount of joint pain, fatigue, muscle pain and so many other issues. Plaquenil and Flatulence - from FDA reports Summary Flatulence is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Folic Acid, and have Arthritis. Fatigue is so frustrating for patients, but we don’t know much about it,” says Maria Dall’Era, MD, director of the Lupus Clinic and Rheumatology Clinical Research Center at the University. “I had been very active my whole life, and the fatigue just knocked me flat. Utterback, Ph D, a broadcast voice specialist in Virginia who was diagnosed with lupus in 2006. Plaquenil and extreme fatigue Plaquenil and Depression/Anxiety - Symptoms and Medical., Will you have Flatulence with Plaquenil - eHealthMe Are you more likely to get sick while take hydroxychloroquine Since one third of lupus individuals have fibromyalgia, it is no surprise that extreme fatigue comes with it. Severe pain, anemia, kidney dysfunction, thyroid issues, immune suppression and adrenal fatigue are other physical conditions that can cause lupus fatigue, as well. LUPUS FATIGUE Symptoms and Treatment - Kaleidoscope.. Lupus Fatigue Causes and Treatment Tips. Will you have Fatigue with Plaquenil - eHealthMe. I've never heard of anyone having fatigue from plaquenil since I've been on these forums. Usually, auto immune diseases and the conditions that go with them such as anemia and vitamin deficiencies cause the fatigue. Plaquenil is a mild DMARD disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug that is very commonly prescribed as a "starter drug" for a wide range of autoimmune conditions. It has a very good overall safety profile and is well-tolerated by most people. Please I need to find out if anyone who has taken plaquenil has experienced back and hip pain. I started in Oct of 2011 taking 200 mg of plaquenil once a day. In April of 2012 I started taking 400 mg 2 x's a day. I did start to notice that I was having pain when I tried to sleep at night. Mostly in my arms hands and ankles.