Plaquenil withdrawal side effects

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  1. T_E_M_A Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil withdrawal side effects


    I can say that the prednisone wean was successful, even after having only been on plaquenil a few months. To answer some of your other questions, it was the same timeframe for me.

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    Most common side effects people have besides Withdrawal syndrome * Drug Ineffective 15 people, 30.00%. Pain 12 people, 24.00%. Nausea And Vomiting 12 people, 24.00%. Feeling Abnormal 11 people, 22.00%. Insomnia sleeplessness 11 people, 22.00%. 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. Although they are uncommon, Plaquenil has side effects that may affect your eyes. Plaquenil and Your Eyes In some people, Plaquenil can cause a condition called hydroxychloroquine retinopathy, often referred to as bulls-eye maculopathy.

    But I couldn't handle the heart issue and not being able to breathe (plus all the other pains). Yesterday would've been my 4th day at the reduced dose.

    Plaquenil withdrawal side effects

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  3. I believe it is like any other drug, side effects can and do happen, but they are very individualized. I would like to be able to keep taking plaquenil, I just want to reduce my dose by half. I had no idea it was going to so profoundly impact me, and I guess I feel like I need to understand why.

    • Let me tell you what weaning down from Plaquenil is like..
    • Plaquenil Side Effects on Your Eyes and Vision.
    • Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Side Effects - Mayo Clinic.

    Note This document contains side effect information about hydroxychloroquine. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Plaquenil. For the Consumer. Applies to hydroxychloroquine oral tablet. Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil may cause some unwanted effects. Side Effects Nausea, stomach cramps, loss of appetite, diarrhea, dizziness, or headache may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly. Remember. Comment Plaquenil is the devil! Worked well 1st 2 mts. After that I had issues with my vision, felt waves of nervousness, and extreme anxiety where I started to question my sanity. Hallucinated, broke out in rashes and crying spells.

     
  4. RufusMas Guest

    400-600 mg (310-465 mg base) PO daily for 4-12 weeks; maintenance: 200-400 mg (155-310 mg base) PO daily With prolonged therapy, obtain CBCs periodically 400 mg (310 mg base) PO once or twice daily; maintenance: 200-400 mg (155-310 mg base) PO daily With prolonged therapy, obtain CBCs periodically 100-200 mg (77.5-155 mg base) PO 2-3 times/wk Take with food or milk Nausea, vomiting Headache Dizziness Irritability Muscle weakness Aplastic anemia Leukopenia Thrombocytopenia Corneal changes or deposits (visual disturbances, blurred vision, photophobia; reversible on discontinuance) Retinal damage with long-term use Bleaching of hair Alopecia Pruritus Skin and musculoskeletal pigmentation changes Weight loss, anorexia Cardiomyopathy (rare) Hemolysis (individuals with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G-6-PD) deficiency) Prolongs QT interval Ventricular arrhythmias and torsade de pointes Vertigo Tinnitus Nystagmus Nerve deafness Deafness Irreversible retinopathy with retinal pigmentation changes (bull’s eye appearance) Visual field defects (paracentral scotomas) Visual disturbances (visual acuity) Maculopathies (macular degeneration) Decreased dark adaptation Color vision abnormalities Corneal changes (edema and opacities) Abdominal pain Fatigue Liver function tests abnormal Hepatic failure acute Urticaria Angioedema Bronchospasm Decreased appetite Hypoglycemia Porphyria Weight decreased Sensorimotor disorder Skeletal muscle myopathy or neuromyopathy Headache Dizziness Seizure Ataxia Extrapyramidal disorders such as dystonia Dyskinesia Tremor Rash Pruritus Pigmentation disorders in skin and mucous membranes Hair color changes Alopecia Dermatitis bullous eruptions including erythema multiforme Stevens-Johnson syndrome Toxic epidermal necrolysis Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS syndrome) Photosensitivity Dermatitis exfoliative Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis (AGEP); AGEP has to be distinguished from psoriasis; hydroxychloroquine may precipitate attacks of psoriasis Pyrexia Hyperleukocytosis Hypersensitivity to 4-aminoquinoline derivatives Retinal or visual field changes due to 4-aminoquinoline compounds Long-term therapy in children Not effective against chloroquine-resistant strains of P. Individual plans may vary and formulary information changes. Hydroxychloroquine as an anti-thrombotic in. Mechanism of action of hydroxychloroquine as an antirheumatic. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine for Lupus - LupusCorner
     
  5. Sven820 Guest

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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Side Effects & Dosage for. Side effects include irritability, headache, weakness, hair lightening or loss, stomach upset, nausea, dizziness, muscle pain, rash and itching. Rarely, hydroxychloroquine can affect the bone marrow leading to reduced white blood cells leukopenia or platelets thrombocytopenia and abnormal red blood cells but potentially serious eye toxicity can occur.

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