Reducing plaquenil dosage

Discussion in 'Chloroquine Without A Doctor Prescription' started by veralex, 14-Mar-2020.

  1. en-trans-s Well-Known Member

    Reducing plaquenil dosage


    So far I have no more energy than when I first started and has developed neuropathy which I have just found out from Web MD that this neuropathy is one of the side effects of this med! Saying that by stopping this it would take another 6 months to build up the benefit. There are other meds that can help with what you are experiencing, and if your doctor didn't address that then I would seek out a second opinion... Please don't stop your plaquenil until you are sure it is the right thing to do and in your best interest.

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    The risk climbed with greater daily dosage and duration of therapy, reaching a prevalence of nearly 20% after 20 years on hydroxychloroquine. The study notes that, using correct dosing, the risks are still low, but 20% is a much higher risk than 1 in 10,000. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria. May 23, 2016 The typical dose for hydroxychloroquine is 200-400mg per day and is based on a person’s body weight or if you are overweight, your ideal body weight. While hydroxychloroquine is considered a relatively safe medication, like all medications there are potential risks. These include body rashes that often will itch.

    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. Or maybe another doctor if you're not comfortable w/your current one.

    Reducing plaquenil dosage

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  6. Hydroxychloroquine is generally prescribed at a daily dose of 6.5 milligrams or less per kilogram of body weight. Using this formula, the dosage for a 150-pound person would be 443 mg/day, as one kilogram equals 2.2 pounds. Because HCQ is formulated as a 200 mg tablet, many people taking it for lupus will take two pills per day.

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    I believe it is like any other drug, side effects can and do happen, but they are very individualized. I would like to be able to keep taking plaquenil, I just want to reduce my dose by half. I had no idea it was going to so profoundly impact me, and I guess I feel like I need to understand why. Feb 19, 2020 Our Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication. This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. 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.

     
  7. romanelber Guest

    Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD). Treating Lupus with Anti-Malarial Drugs Johns Hopkins. Prednisone and Plaquenil drug interaction Lupus nephritis. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage.
     
  8. Artem_ Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Rheumatoid Arthritis Skin Problems Nodules, Rashes, and More Plaquenil vs Hair Coloring - Sjogren's World Drugs That Induce Hair Color Changes Owlcation
     
  9. ivanolegovich Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions. Take hydroxychloroquine with a meal or a glass of milk. To prevent malaria Start taking the medicine 2 weeks before entering an area where malaria is common. Continue taking the medicine.

    Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage, Side Effects.
     
  10. yuka Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil Drug and Medication User Reviews on RxList All I thought Plaquenil could do to my eyes was to cause them to lose color vision. I never truly understand what the Humphrey Visual Field Test was and it is very rudimentary, my current retina specialist doctor said. If you have ANY changes on this test, be accessed by to a retinal specialist It did work well to make my Lupus/Scleroderma is.

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