Stopping plaquenil cold turkey

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  1. Kater Well-Known Member

    Stopping plaquenil cold turkey


    I've been on plaquenil for 6 months for suspected Sjogren's syndrome (I don't have antibodies for Sjorgren's or Lupus but I do have Hashimoto's and have all the symptoms for Sjorgren's so the rheumatologist suggested a trial of plaquenil). Basically I've been on the drug since January and saw the rheumatologist on Wednesday to see how things are going.

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    Hindering. I have never seen anyone cured of plaquenil, but I there are so many people cured of lupus through proper nutrition and raising the immune system as being the best approach. Should I stop cold turkey or gradually taper it off? I have seen one case of a boy stopping cold turkey despite the fact that his lupus is still active. I recently decided to stop taking Plaquenil because I was having constant chest pains even more so than I usually have due to Lupus. Since I have not taken it my chest feels so much better which is odd because chest pain is not listed as a side effect. Jan 28, 2011 Besides β€œnormal” symptoms swelling, pain and stiffness πŸ˜€ Currently on 400mg daily and want to stop to ensure I can get a disability pension really hate to say it. Been out of work for alittle over a year and finances arent great, thinking I need alittle bit more help in that area.

    I do think it's helped with fatigue and muscle pain but it's hard for me to compare to Xmas as when the improvement is so gradual I think it's really hard to notice on a gradual basis. I *think* I'm improving but it's been a gradual process and I said to him that it's quite hard to tell how much of an improvement I'm feeling.

    Stopping plaquenil cold turkey

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  6. I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but after quitting methotrexate cold turkey, I went through a period of improved quality of life 2 months, then I took a sharp decline and had the worst joint swelling I've experienced to date. Everyone is different, and since you are taking Plaquenil too, it could be less severe, only time would tell.

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    So that's the update. The lesson here is - for those who need to go off plaquenil, be careful about just going off it cold turkey. Obviously some of CAN do that, but if you don't know if you're one of them - better to be on the safe side and wean slowly. Take it from me! I am feeling much better after bumping my dose back up over the last few. Feb 19, 2020 SIDE EFFECTS. The following adverse reactions have been identified during post-approval use of PLAQUENIL or other 4-aminoqunoline compounds. Because these reactions are reported voluntarily from a population of uncertain size, it is not always possible to reliably estimate their frequency or establish a causal relationship to drug exposure. Hi honey, YES.stopping plaquenil for a couple of days can cause symptoms to arise or get worse.needs to be taken exactly as prescribed. Twice a day, every day. Missing one dose wont make a major difference but skipping more then one, or days absolutely can.

     
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    Chloroquine is the generic form of the brand-name prescription medicine Aralen, which is used to prevent and treat malaria β€” a mosquito-borne disease caused by a parasite β€” and to treat amebiasis, an infection of the intestines caused by a parasite. WHO Model Prescribing Information Drugs Used in Parasitic. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage, Side Effects.
     
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    Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions - Drugs Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug 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.

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