Can i stop taking plaquenil

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    Can i stop taking plaquenil


    My doctor had me discontinue it immediately, no weaning. He warned that it stays in your system for a really long time so the vision loss could continue to progress.

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    Nov 12, 2009 Plaquenil is a 6-weeker as far as the benefits are concerned, but it would be more dangerous to stop if you spend a lot of time outside and if this were the summer. If you're gonna experiment, I went off it cold turkey as it didn't hurt to do it that way, but you better get back on before the summer or you could experience a flare-up. Feb 19, 2020 Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. Stop taking hydroxychloroquine and call your doctor at once if you have trouble focusing, if you see light streaks or flashes in your vision, or if you notice any swelling or color changes in your eyes. Call your doctor at once if you have Aug 26, 2016 I was put on Plaquenil for RA as I was being dx for lupus. I am very mild. My rhuemy wants me to stop every time I have an infection. When it is gone she said I can resume at my own pace. Take into consideration I only take Plaquenil and ibuprofen 800mg. My symptoms came back after two weeks of being off it.

    11 months later went back on Hydroxychloriquine and all my symptoms disappeared as the meds took effect. I was fortunate in that they caught the vision loss early so it improved after a year off of the medicine. I discontinued Hydroxychloriquine seven years and had severe problems with inflammation within 2weeks all over my body especially the pancreas.

    Can i stop taking plaquenil

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  6. Mar 24, 2011 Had headaches with the plaquenil so went to the sulfar and predisone. Sulfar was a waste of time and since I had a little help from the plaquenil he switched me back to that with pain meds for the headaches and body. Recently i went back for app. and plaquenil had stopped doing anything so he added the methotrexate to it. I did not want to take it.

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    Nov 17, 2011 You can take Advil or another NSAID while taking Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine as long as NSAID isn't contraindicated for you. Asked in Global Warming What would happen if plants stop taking. Finally, my rheumatologist recommended that I stop taking the drug altogether.” Utterback’s rheumatologist also referred her to neuro-ophthalmologist David Katz, MD, in Bethesda, Md. “We don’t know which patients might develop Plaquenil retinopathy, but the patient often can see it before the doctor can,” he says. If you don't have to, don't stop your plaquenil. I stopped taking the plaquenil the beginning of December. It doesn't agree with my stomach I take it with meals too. And since I hadn't had a miraculous recovery the 6 months I'd been on it, I didn't think there was any harm in stopping it.

     
  7. micronews Well-Known Member

    This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with chloroquine. Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine for cancer therapy Malaria drug successfully treats 26-year-old brain cancer. Chloroquine potentiates the anti-cancer effect of 5.
     
  8. Restarting Plaquenil - Sjogren's World Of course then there's the next procedure and the next and the next test and next blood test which always makes me hesitant to start a new drug fearing it will interfere with results or change something. Back on track.anyone on this.much and is it the dog bone shaped one? lol Does it help you and if so, with what symptoms? Thanks so.

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  9. LMaster XenForo Moderator

    Long-Term Side Effects of Plaquenil for Rheumatoid. Plaquenil can cause serious side effects when used in high doses for chronic diseases such as RA over the long term. The New Zealand Dermatological Society recommends that to decrease the risk of retina damage, no more than 200mg of Plaquenil should be taken a day, and a dose of 400mg per day should be taken no longer than a few weeks.

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