36 patient evaluations for Hydroxychloroquine

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Sep 3, 2011 (Started Mar 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Lupus like symptoms)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: read horror stories about side effects - so far so good: no problems at all
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 20, 2011 (Started Mar 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for systemic lupus erythematosus)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 27, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for systemic lupus erythematosus)
  • Side effects
    Mild (migraine headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: migraine headaches

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 16, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (rash or skin problems, dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Side effects: dizziness, rash or skin problems

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 14, 2011 (Started Dec 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for systemic lupus erythematosus)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 8, 2011 (Started Dec 02, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 18, 2010 (Started Sep 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 29, 2010 (Started May 03, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for inflammation)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: felt Not me and headaches and stomach pain....
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: stomach pain

Jun 22, 2010 (Started May 03, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for inflammation)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Easing my pain for awhile......
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: stomach pain

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 31, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for inflammation)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 15, 2010 (Started Jan 20, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 8, 2009 (Started Sep 15, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (flatulence, darkening of hyperpigmentated skin spots, heart rate increased, eye muscle twitching (fasciculations), stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Noticed an increase in pain and stiffness when I was not taking it....My ANA tripled as well
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: flatulence, darkening of hyperpigmentated skin spots, eye muscle twitching (fasciculations), stomach pain, heart rate increased

Jan 12, 2009 (Started Sep 15, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (darkening of hyperpigmentated skin spots, heart rate increased, eye muscle twitching (fasciculations), stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It tastes really nasty
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: flatulence, darkening of hyperpigmentated skin spots, eye muscle twitching (fasciculations), stomach pain, heart rate increased

Dec 11, 2008 (Started Sep 15, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (darkening of hyperpigmentated skin spots, heart rate increased, eye muscle twitching (fasciculations), stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It helps control Lupus.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: flatulence, darkening of hyperpigmentated skin spots, eye muscle twitching (fasciculations), stomach pain, heart rate increased

  • 0 helpful marks
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