36 patient evaluations for Hydroxychloroquine

Mar 2, 2018 (Started Feb 11, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for undifferentiated connective tissue disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (for Overall) (dry mouth, nausea and vomiting)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This med (among several others I take) causes me to have a dry mouth. Initially, I also experienced nausea, but after 5 years, that is gone (I don't recall when that ended).
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 26, 2018 (Started Jan 03, 2018)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (for Overall) (self harm thoughts or urges, irritability, reactive depression, weight gain, uncontrollable crying, unrefreshing or poor sleep)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: If you have a history of mental health issues, track symptoms. That's what saved me. I was tracking my symptoms and was able to trace back to when things began to feel bad. About 2 weeks after taking the medication, I just kept feeling worse for no reason.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 15, 2013 (Started Jan 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (for Overall) (heartburn)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Twice daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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