I have noticed a difference in my anxiety and inflammation. I will say this : do your research on any other drugs you take that may interact with the CBD. I ordered mine from Lazarus naturals, make sure you use a good company that lists its heavy metal testing results. I don't take prednisone or anti-inflammatories. I get an organic CBD oil that is madw from the WHOLE plant not just the hemp. Chloroquine resistance in plasmodium vivax Plaquenil for sle Plaquenil for LUPUS, Do I have to take it? Hello. I was diagnosed with lupus about 3 weeks ago. I had rashes all over my body about 3 months ago with pain my joints, took 60mg of with gradually going down on predisone and all my rashes gone. now I'm at 10mg of predisone! with now pains and no rashes. Plaquenil does help with some of the symptoms of Lupus, but it does take a few weeks to start helping. It's most important role is to inhibit progression of the disease -- I'm really surprised you haven't been on it ever since the Lupus was diagnosed. Hi-I am new to this forum. I am on plaquenil have had lupus for 40 + years only on plaquenil every other day for 2 years and it doesn't give me any side effects that I know of, but have just been diagnosed with auto-immune hepatitis and PBC. I am seriously bummed. My last flare included Interstitial lung inflammation. Also, don’t be worried about eye involvement, as long as you get an eye exam every 6 months with an optometrist/ophthalmologist that is familiar with lupus/plaquinal, you should be fine. I use a QUELL (like a tens unit) elctro therapy for pain. None as far as i know i take plaquenil Clarithromycin and hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil - LymeNet., Lupus & Plaquenil/Pain - Plaquenil cause hair loss redditPlaquenil side effects mayo clinic My question is for those that have taken Plaquenil/Hydroxychloroquine. How long did it take for it to remove symptoms in your personal experience? I know I've read it can take up to 6 months but what I'm wondering is, do you just wake up one day and find it's kicked in 6 months down the road or more likely, it starts to work slowly over 6 months? How long did Plaquenil/Hydroxychloroquine take? DailyStrength. Plaquenil I have heard quite a few. - PBC Foundation. PLAQUENIL Side Effects, Reviews by Patients page 14.. I've been taking Plaquenil for 16 years, and except for the generic not being effective for me, I've had no problems. If I forget to take it, I can definitely feel it! I've always gone in for twice-yearly eye exams and so far, I'm doing very well and even my ophthalmologist is very surprised. Dec 13, 2008 As far as Plaquenil goes, it's the least invasive med you can actually take. Unfortunately, it didn't work for me, but perhaps you should give it a try. It just might work for you. From what you are saying, it sounds as if you have Lupus and Fibromyalgia, which is quite common. Although, I'm not a doctor so I don't know for sure. What if I can't tolerate those either? Is it possible I could keep taking the Plaquenil safely at a lower dosage? I know these are probably questions best answered by my rheumatologist but I won't be able to see her for another week and my anxiety is out of control. Guess I'm just looking for some reassurance that my life isn't over.