Plaquenil

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KatB's Plaquenil History (Stopped)
Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine)
800 mg Daily Mar 15, 2011 - Mar 01, 2012
Stopped Course of treatment ended Mar 1, 2012

KatB's Plaquenil is for…

  • Fibromyalgia
  • Joint pain

KatB's side effects of Plaquenil…

  • Nausea Mar 15, 2011

Evaluations


Apr 21, 2012

  • Perceived effectiveness for Joint pain: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Advice & Tips: When I first started taking this it just helped a little so the dr doubled my dosage to my current dosage 7 then I felt amazing & had no joint pain at all for a few days & then my joint pain started coming back gradually but if I take it how I'm supposed to it does help....just nowhere near enough anymore.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 1, 2012

  • Perceived effectiveness for Joint pain: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Highly recommended for severe joint pain
Cost: < $25 monthly

About Plaquenil (Prescription Drug)

Plaquenil® is a brand name for hydroxychloroquine, an antimalarial agent used for suppression and treatment of acute attacks of malaria; treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. Off label it is used for porphyria cutanea tarda, a disease characterized by blistering skin. Read more...Click to read more below

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