Can plaquenil ever be stopped abruptly

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  1. Dedov Guest

    Can plaquenil ever be stopped abruptly


    I did stop it for 2 weeks early in the treatment due to having to take a coupld other drugs that seemed to give me side effects. I just quit the plaquenil to give my liver a rest at that time. Plaquenil isn a antiparasitic drug with anti-inflammatory affect.

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    I was about to post my experience here when my hair suddenly started falling out and I stopped the RLA. Although I knew from the forum that it can interfere with biotin in the body and I'd been correctly using supplemental biotin all along. In summary, I took RLA for 6 months and have now been off it 2 months. Summary Withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old also take medication Lyrica, and have Fibromyalgia. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 48,911 people who have side effects when taking Plaquenil from Food and Drug Administration FDA. 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.

    Over the years on this site we have had quite a few people post that they didn't think that the plaquenil was working so they would stop taking it. I have done a lot of research on this drug and haven't run into anybody who has complained of the withdrawal effect.

    Can plaquenil ever be stopped abruptly

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  4. Plaquenil-induced toxicity usually will not occur before five years of taking the drug. “Eye damage due to Plaquenil is not common,” he says. “Rarely will anybody who has good vision and minimal symptoms develop loss of central vision or ability to read if annual screening is done and visual are symptoms reported as soon as they occur so the medication can be stopped if toxicity occurs.

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    What is Plaquenil? Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine is used to dampen inflammation in some forms of arthritis, especially rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. Plaquenil is usually used for long term disease control, rather than in the short term to control active bursts of inflammation. I took plaquenil on and off over a period of yrs. Stopped talikg fist time because it reacts with the sun. Got over heated one day and head felt like it was on fire. It was also causing hair loss. My doctor took me off it at the time. Because of A problem I have taking arthritis meds he suggested I try it again. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is used to treat malaria, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis. Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more. Don’t take this drug again if you’ve ever.

     
  5. lokov Moderator

    Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Plaquenil - Plaquenil What You Need to Know - Kaleidoscope Fighting Lupus Laboratory Monitoring When Prescribing Psychotropics
     
  6. oldpartner Moderator

    Download PDF Drug-induced ocular side effects are back in the spotlight, thanks to the Academy’s revision of its recommendations on screening for retinal toxicity from chloroquine and its analogue hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil). The Risk of Retinal Toxicity with Plaquenil Plaquenil Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term - Plaquenil Side Effects on Your Eyes and Vision
     
  7. infinity_x Guest

    RA and Hydroxychloroquine How Effective is it for. What Conditions Does This Treat? Originally, hydroxychloroquine was used to prevent and treat malaria and was considered very effective. Now it is generally used for rheumatoid arthritis, but it has also been shown to work well for juvenile arthritis, some lupus symptoms, and other types of autoimmune conditions.

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