How to taper off plaquenil

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    How to taper off plaquenil


    Since I have not taken it my chest feels so much better which is odd because chest pain is not listed as a side effect. Also I noticed that the Plaquenil I think was making me feel different but not in a good way.

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    Has anyone's doctor suggested taking plaquenil to help taper off Rheum thinks that plaquenil will help me get to a lower dose of prednisone since I can't get past 7.5 mg without a flare. So that's the update. The lesson here is - for those who need to go off plaquenil, be careful about just going off it cold turkey. Obviously some of CAN do that, but if you don't know if you're one of them - better to be on the safe side and wean slowly. Take it from me! I am feeling much better after bumping my dose back up over the last few. Prednisone Tapering Schedules. A prednisone tapering schedule will depend on the unique medical condition of the patient and how long they have been taking prednisone before attempting to taper off. Here is a 12-day taper schedule for high dose prednisone from a dermatologists office With 10 mg tablets Day 1 take 6 tablets Day 2 take 6 tablets

    Did you take yourself off Plaquenil, or did your doctor tell you to go off it? Plus I will be honest the whole eye site thing even though rare has always freaked me out. I went off of it to see if I can manage not being on it as my lupus isnt as severe as other cases but already I am feeling very fatigued and my legs feel heavy if that makes sense. I can discuss alternatives with my DR at my next appt but my DR feels as though the plaq is the best bet for my level of illness. If so are you just dealing with Lupus symptoms or did you take another med? I'm on Plaquenil, and after the first week's GI upset, I have had no problems with it.

    How to taper off plaquenil

    How do you wean yourself off of hydroxychloroquine?, Let me tell you what weaning down from Plaquenil is like.

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    Jul 16, 2011 Has anyone's doctor suggested taking plaquenil to help taper off Rheum thinks that plaquenil will help me get to a lower dose of prednisone since I can't get past 7.5 mg without a flare. Have been on methotrexate 20mg 8/@2.5mg for about a year and 1/2. Recently moved and have a new Rheumatoligist who did his own blood test and x-rays, according to him he cannot find the blood factor or damage to any joints to prove that I have RA. I would like to know can I stop taking methotrexate or do I have to ween off of it slowly? Or should I even be thinking of stopping the meds? I. You really should talk to your doctor about your tapering schedule and any side effects you’re experiencing. They may want you to slow down. Plaquenil can take up 1-2 months to start working and up to six months for full effect. More information for Plaquenil can be found here. Have you been prescribed steroid treatment for your RA?

     
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    Hydroxychloroquine is a quinoline medicine used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Chloroquine in Cancer Therapy A Double-Edged Sword of. CDC - Malaria - Diagnosis & Treatment United States. Chloroquine - Wikipedia
     
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    Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses Tell your doctor if you experience serious side effects of Plaquenil including. muscle weakness, twitching, uncontrolled movement, loss of balance or coordination, blurred vision, light sensitivity, seeing halos around lights,

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    Aralen chloroquine Malaria Drug Side Effects & Dosage Chloroquine resistance is widespread. Chloroquine should not be used for treatment of P. falciparum infections from areas of chloroquine resistance or malaria occurring in patients where chloroquine prophylaxis has failed. Patients infected with a resistant strains of plasmodia should be treated with another antimalarial drug.

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