Plaquenil

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

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Joint pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Fibromyalgia)
  • side effects
    Mild (Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
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

Dosage
800 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Joint pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Fibromyalgia)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
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. It may also be used for porphyria cutanea tarda, a disease characterized by blistering skin. Read more

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