How do you stop taking plaquenil

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  1. sww User

    How do you stop taking plaquenil


    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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    Did you take yourself off Plaquenil, or did your doctor tell you to go off it? And as far as the vision issue goes, toxicity causing vision loss is very rare if you are on the right dose for your height and if you get regular eye exams. And those who do get toxicity have usually been on the drug for years and years. If you don't have to, don't stop your plaquenil. I stopped taking the plaquenil the beginning of December. It doesn't agree with my stomach I take it with meals too. And since I hadn't had a miraculous recovery the 6 months I'd been on it, I didn't think there was any harm in stopping it. Be sure to notify your other physicians when taking this drug. This drug does not have a strong effect on the immune system, so vaccines recommended by other physicians are generally acceptable. Notify your eye doctor when you are on this medication so regular visual screening tests can be performed.

    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.

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    After 1 1/2 yrs of my Rheumatologist after me to take the Plaquenil, I'm finally doing it. I have an eye doctors appointment this week and I'll take my first pill after the check up. I am so very scared of it. Thanks to luppylupus Thank you for explaining what the Plaquenil does and how it does it. Stop taking the medicine and call your doctor if your symptoms worsen or don't improve. Plaquenil and Children. Plaquenil can be dangerous to children, who are particularly sensitive to the drug. Hydroxychloroquine is a DMARD. The brand name is Plaquenil. What does Plaquenil do? Plaquenil relieves pain and swelling and prevents damage to joints. How long does Plaquenil take to work? Plaquenil works very slowly. In 1 to 3 months you should start to feel better. You may continue to get better for up to 1 year.

     
  7. rogo Well-Known Member

    This article focuses upon hydroxychloroquine retinopathy. Chloroquine was originally used as an anti-malarial therapeutic. Plaquenil causes and treats neuropathy? - NeuroTalk Support. Toxic Optic Neuropathy - EyeWiki Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Presenting as Optic Neuropathy.
     
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    Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine – Knowledge for medical. Summary. Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine are drugs derived from the quinoline molecule. Both are used as antimalarial blood schizonticides, and hydroxychloroquine is also frequently used as an antirheumatic. Their mechanism of action is not entirely understood. However, despite their varying therapeutic dosage and toxicity.

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