Can you abruptly stop hydroxychloroquine

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  1. JURY Well-Known Member

    Can you abruptly stop hydroxychloroquine


    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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    Hydroxychloroquine oral tablet can interact with other medications, vitamins, or herbs you may be taking. An interaction is when a substance changes the way a drug works. Mar 12, 2017 However, more often than not they are weaned if they have helped and stopped abruptly if they weren't helping at all or were associated with side effects. For example, methotrexate, doxycycline, and hydroxychloroquine can be stopped suddenly as the preferred method of ending a treatment if it was not helping. Communities Autoimmune Disorders Fear of Plaquenil. do not just stop it without your Doctor telling to for if you just stop taking it, is then when people.

    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 you abruptly stop hydroxychloroquine

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  7. If your rheumatoid arthritis symptoms do not improve, or if they worsen, stop taking the drug and call your doctor. Once you and your doctor are sure the drug works for you, do not stop taking hydroxychloroquine without talking to your doctor. Symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis will return if you stop taking hydroxychloroquine.

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    Aug 27, 2010 Plaquenil is one of those meds you can just stop. My rheumy told me to take a months rest from it once. I asked him about 'tapering' and he said "No - just stop it - and resume after a month." 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. Aug 26, 2016 Plaquenil is supposed to stay in your system for 1-2 months after you stop taking it. Try to rest, stay hydrated and away from sick ppl for now and hopefully you will not have any issues

     
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    I have been on the plaquenil 200 mgm for about 4 months now. Treating Lupus with Anti-Malarial Drugs Johns Hopkins Lupus. Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions. Plaquenil Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures.
     
  9. Boben Well-Known Member

    Rx Side Effects New Plaquenil Guidelines and More. 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. 1 There are hundreds of drugs with potential retinal toxicity—so many that the National Registry of Drug-Induced Ocular Side Effects doesn’t stratify them by.

    Protecting your eyesight when taking Plaquenil Lupus.