How to taper off of plaquenil

Discussion in 'Hydroxychloroquine' started by tymnacato, 06-Mar-2020.

  1. Jan_Janych New Member

    How to taper off of 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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    Here are 10 things to keep in mind when using Plaquenil Take it on a regular schedule, meaning at the same time each day. Take Plaquenil EXACTLY as prescribed by your physician. Do not stop taking the medication without first speaking to your doctor. Taking Hydroxychloroquine with food and/or milk can help prevent stomach upset. 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 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?

    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.

    How to taper off of plaquenil

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    In past decades, a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis often signified a long-term struggle to control the disease and improve quality of life. However, in more recent years, significant advances in. 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. I panicked and quit because my hair was really thinning and breaking off. I have done more online research and have come to the conclusion that LUPUS alone makes your hair thin and break. I am going back on the Plaquenil, I think, on my next appt. I believe it worked well for me. I took 100mg twice a day. I agree with the idea of tapering if.

     
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  8. via2000 New Member

    Low-Dose Hydroxychloroquine is as Effective as Phlebotomy in. The lowest doses of 4-aminoquinolines previously used for PCT have been 125 mg of chloroquine or 100 mg for hydroxychloroquine, as in this study, twice weekly. 19, 24–29, 31, 32 Somewhat higher doses 30, 35, 46 are reported as safe and effective and would not require dividing the lowest available dosage forms; much higher doses and dose.

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    Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions. Nov 09, 2018 Hydroxychloroquine is also used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. Hydroxychloroquine may also be used for purposes not listed in this.

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