Plaquenil use and weight

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  1. voidfree XenForo Moderator

    Plaquenil use and weight


    At first it seemed like it helped now I feel the same as before I started taking the medicine other than the fact that none of my clothes fit and there is a lot more of me to carry around. Anyone know if I quit taking it if the weight will fall back off I started Hydroxychloroquine 2 weeks ago. One week in and I thought this may just work, except for the ‘extra itchiness’ I seemed to get every night.

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    Aug 14, 2017 Plaquenil is the brand name of hydroxychloroquine, a drug used to prevent or treat malaria 2. Plaquenil is also used for long-term treatment of autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis RA and systemic lupus erythmatosis. According to the Mayo Clinic, it can take up to six months' constant use before an effect is seen in RA 1. Re want to know good stuff about plaquenil Sorry to be a party pooper here, but I have been on Plaquenil for 5 months and can't say I feel any difference at all. If anything I am sleeping all day but for just about 1 1/2 hours at a time. Yes, Plaquenil causes both weight loss and loss of appetite. Hence, if the loss of appetite and weight loss started after you started on this drug, then yes, it could be due to Plaquenil. However, if you had loss of appetite and weight loss before your started this drug, then the drug can aggravate the process.

    I was prescribed this drug to ease my ra disease, I was taking 400mg per day which was to last for 3 months then reduced to 200mg. Right before I hit the two week mark, I woke up with my heart racing and continued feeling my heart flutter all day and I just felt week and tired. After msging Rheum, decided to stop taking meds to see how I feel and continue with the AIP to handle symptoms and try to work at ‘healing from inside out! Time will tell and I’m eager to see how much the AIP is helping once odd meds.

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  3. Jun 30, 2015 The recommended dose of hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil in adults is 400 mg on exactly the same day of each week. The recommended weekly suppressive dose of hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil in children 6 years of age and older is 5 mg base/kg. This dose should not exceed the adult dose reg ardless of body weight.

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    Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Plaquenil is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. The plaquenil has caused a weight gain of about 20-25 pounds for me. Since I was diagnosed with MCTD a year ago, Plaquenil has been the only medication besides eye supplements, thyroid meds - been stable for years, and most recently Evoxac that I have been given. Plaquenil Dosage Malaria. Adults 400 mg 310 mg base once weekly on the same day of each week starting 2 weeks prior. Lupus Erythematosus. The recommended adult dosage is 200 to 400 mg 155 to 310 mg base daily. Rheumatoid Arthritis. The action of hydroxychloroquine is cumulative and may.

     
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    It's the amount and concentration of various waste products excreted by the kidneys that causes urine odor. Causes Of Smelly Urine SELF Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses Cloudy urine with strong odor Common Related Symptoms and.
     
  5. LinkDirector XenForo Moderator

    This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with chloroquine. CDC - Malaria - Travelers - Choosing a Drug to Prevent Malaria Chloroquine Dosage - Malaria Home Page Chloroquine Dose For Malaria Prevention
     
  6. delishus New Member

    Vaccinations for Rheumatoid Arthritis Singh JA, Furst DE, Bharat A, Curtis JR, Kavanaugh AF, Kremer JM, et al. 2012 update of the 2008 American College of Rheumatology recommendations for the use of disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs and biologic agents in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis care & research. 2012 May; 64 5625–39. PubMed PMID 22473917.

    Hydroxychloroquine prevents congenital heart block recurrence.
     
  7. SergoVV XenForo Moderator

    CDC - Malaria - Diagnosis & Treatment United States. Persons acquiring P. vivax infections in Papua New Guinea or Indonesia should initially be treated with a regimen recommended for chloroquine-resistant P. vivax infections. The treatment regimens for chloroquine-resistant P. vivax infections are quinine sulfate plus doxycycline or tetracycline, or, atovaquone-proguanil, or artemether.

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