How to taper off plaquenil

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  1. How to taper off plaquenil


    Since I have not taken it my chest feels so much better which is odd because chest pain is not listed as a side effect. Also I noticed that the Plaquenil I think was making me feel different but not in a good way.

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    How do you wean yourself off of hydroxychloroquine? Asked by PawPaw1234 Updated 29 October 2012 Topics hydroxychloroquine, nabumetone, period. I'm currently wanting to stop taking this product aong with the nabumetone, I am wanting to discontinue use of both meds, should I stop abrutly or wean myself off over a period of time? Jul 16, 2011 Has anyone's doctor suggested taking plaquenil to help taper off Rheum thinks that plaquenil will help me get to a lower dose of prednisone since I can't get past 7.5 mg without a flare. I think tapering off over a month or so would be fine, but I would NOT go cold turkey on this one. Maybe your doc will want to switch you to another SNRI like Effexor to help during the taper off. And of course you can’t really cut the tabs in half due to the time-release coating.

    Did you take yourself off Plaquenil, or did your doctor tell you to go off it? Plus I will be honest the whole eye site thing even though rare has always freaked me out. I went off of it to see if I can manage not being on it as my lupus isnt as severe as other cases but already I am feeling very fatigued and my legs feel heavy if that makes sense. I can discuss alternatives with my DR at my next appt but my DR feels as though the plaq is the best bet for my level of illness. If so are you just dealing with Lupus symptoms or did you take another med? I'm on Plaquenil, and after the first week's GI upset, I have had no problems with it.

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  7. Yes, if the plaquenil controls your Lupus flares, it is best to not use the prednisone. I hope you can get off of it completely, or at least take a small maintenance dose. Take it very slow, tapering off, and if you have a reaction, severe fatigue, etc, talk to your doc, about tapering down even slower.

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    Jun 26, 2017 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. Have been on methotrexate 20mg 8/@2.5mg for about a year and 1/2. Recently moved and have a new Rheumatoligist who did his own blood test and x-rays, according to him he cannot find the blood factor or damage to any joints to prove that I have RA. I would like to know can I stop taking methotrexate or do I have to ween off of it slowly? Or should I even be thinking of stopping the meds? I. With the Plaquenil I don't think you will find much relief in such a short time on it & at half of a workable dose. I have read about people stopping P & flaring up. Those who stopped it abruptly had real problems similar to what you are experiencing. If you really need to get off it, I would taper down slowly, very slowly.

     
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    Immune & Autoimmune - Lupus Anyone Get An Itchy Rash From Hi There, Ok, I just started taking Plaquenil 7 days ago and I just realized I am really really itchy. I looked down at my arms and I have red and white blotchy areas on my forarms. I am starting to itch in my scalp, back, stomach, face and arms now. I think this rash is just starting, so I don't know if it will

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