7 patient evaluations for Hydroxychloroquine taken for the purpose of 'rheumatoid arthritis' with a perceived effectiveness rating of None

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May 16, 2015 (Started Dec 17, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (avoidance of the sun)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 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

Nov 9, 2012 (Started Aug 10, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea and vomiting, pressure headaches, joint pain, confusion, blurry vision, infection, burning sensation in eyes, mouth/throat infection, problems concentrating)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily

Oct 5, 2012 (Started Aug 10, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (nausea and vomiting, pressure headaches, joint pain, confusion, blurry vision, infection, burning sensation in eyes, mouth/throat infection, problems concentrating)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: dont want to take these as it seriously affects my ability to study can not concentrate and have very bad headaches plus feeling weird burning in my throath and metalic taste..it makes me worst and not better at all.. no improvements for joints was taking it for 3 months aproximatelky with few days breaks because side efeects was too much feeling sick and vommitting..

Sep 26, 2012 (Started Aug 10, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea and vomiting, pressure headaches, joint pain, confusion, blurry vision, infection, burning sensation in eyes, mouth/throat infection, problems concentrating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: unexpected side effect..lol better skin colour..somehow not that pale anymore

Aug 30, 2012 (Started Aug 10, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea and vomiting, pressure headaches, joint pain, confusion, blurry vision, infection)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: I AM SICK OF TAKING TABLETS...

  • 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

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

Jul 1, 2007 (Started Jul 01, 2006)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 1987 (Started Jul 01, 1987)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Since I could not indicate this in the cost section, I was a Junior in college at the time and on my parent's medical insurance, which ws BCBS of NC. I am not aware of the cost of the treatments as all insurance and co pays were paid by my parents.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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