Can you stop hydroxychloroquine cold turkey

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  1. evgenydeep Well-Known Member

    Can you stop hydroxychloroquine cold turkey


    As a result, the body produces antibodies that inflict cell damage, most commonly targeting joints, skin, kidneys and the nervous system. I think even though they say it doesn't make a difference, I feel wierd if I don't take my plaquenil sometimes. Hi want2bepainfree, If you don't have to, don't stop your plaquenil. No one knows but I cry sometimes when no one is around to see me. Hugs, Mel Hello all, I am currently new to this site and ran across the discussion about stopping Plaquenil. Join the group and find support for coping with lupus. I stopped taking the plaquenil the beginning of December. And when I'm crying like a baby--I could feel the pain just throb in me. I took plaquenil for several years, then I went to the Mayo Clinic and they didn't think I had lupus and took me off. 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.

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    A lower dose may stop them. Do not lower the dose on your own. Plaquenil stays in your body for about 3 months. If you must stop it, it will take a while for the side effects to go away. Jul 24, 2010 Unfortunately, it's not a good idea to stop methotrexate "cold turkey.". Some people experience no side effects to suddenly stopping taking this medication, but it does have the potential for creating an intense RA flare. The goal of medication is to protect your joints and other systems in the body internal organs, such as the heart. If you are taking hydroxychloroquine for symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, your symptoms should improve within 6 months. If your rheumatoid arthritis symptoms do not improve, or if they worsen, stop taking the drug and call your doctor. Once you and your doctor are sure the drug works for you.

    It doesn't agree with my stomach (I take it with meals too). The pain in my swollen neck glands is horrific, and my arms and legs are hurting once again. Why does it seem like my whole life just turned for the worst --it was like I was fine one day and the next I'm so ill. It was pure hell, every joint in my body hurt and the fatigue was tremendous. As Tracy stated it is such as slow acting drug when you first start it, it's really hard to tell if it's working, it's not until we stop the med that we realize what a huge difference it was making. I happen to run out of my medication and fail to be in a hurry to get a refill because I had convinced myself that it wasn't working anyway. I missed 2 doses and felt a lot of pain in my arms, and had a pretty bad couple of days. Just wondering if any of you experience any pain if you don't take a few pills.

    Can you stop hydroxychloroquine cold turkey

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  5. Jan 11, 2012 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 days.

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    Jan 28, 2011 Besides “normal” symptoms swelling, pain and stiffness 😀 Currently on 400mg daily and want to stop to ensure I can get a disability pension really hate to say it. Been out of work for alittle over a year and finances arent great, thinking I need alittle bit more help in that area. Apr 23, 2011 What happens when a diabetic 2, stops cold turkey taking insulin and all medications? - Answered by a verified Doctor We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our website. Your infection may not clear up if you stop using the medicine too soon. For patients taking hydroxychloroquine to prevent malaria Your doctor may want you to start taking this medicine 1 to 2 weeks before you travel to an area where there is a chance of getting malaria. This will help you to see how you react to the medicine.

     
  6. russum Moderator

    My husband has been taking Plaquenil (generic hydroxychloroquine) for almost 2 yrs., under a rheumatologist's care. He became very ill, and was diagnosed w/ viral meningial encephalitis. Clinical Trials Using Hydroxychloroquine - National Cancer. Hydroxychloroquine induced lung cancer suppression by. Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine for cancer therapy
     
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  8. Berger New Member

    Hydroxychloroquine Being Over-Dosed with New Guidelines. Hydroxychloroquine Being Over-Dosed with New Guidelines? By Jack Cush, MD 09 July 2018 Hydroxychloroquine HCQ retinopathy prevention guidelines have revised from ideal body weight IBW-based dosing to actual body weight ABW-based dosing; the question remains whether these have been adopted in clinical practice.

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