6 patient evaluations for Hydroxychloroquine with a burden rating of A little hard to take

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Jan 9, 2019 (Started May 20, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Sjogren's syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea, constipation, headaches, dizziness, tinnitus)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 26, 2013 (Started May 20, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Sjogren's syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea, constipation, headaches, dizziness, tinnitus)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 3, 2013 (Started May 20, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Sjogren's syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea, constipation, headaches, dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 29, 2013 (Started May 20, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Sjogren's syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea, constipation, headaches, dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 21, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for systemic lupus erythematosus)
  • Side effects
    Mild (tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Twice daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 15, 2013 (Started Jan 15, 2011)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 2, 2012 (Started Jul 02, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Sjogren's syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for muscle and joint pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain in lower back)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Do your research many pharmaceuticals are more harmful than beneficial.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Dec 8, 2009 (Started Sep 15, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (stomach pain, eye muscle twitching (fasciculations), darkening of hyperpigmentated skin spots, tachycardia (fast heart rate), flatulence)
  • 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: darkening of hyperpigmentated skin spots, tachycardia (fast heart rate), eye muscle twitching (fasciculations), stomach pain, flatulence

Jan 12, 2009 (Started Sep 15, 2006)

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

Dec 11, 2008 (Started Sep 15, 2006)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 11, 2008 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: I did not really notice it help, but it didn't make anything worse. Many people I have spoken to have had a positive experience though.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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