3 patient evaluations for Hydroxychloroquine with a side effects rating of Severe

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Jan 26, 2018 (Started Jan 03, 2018)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (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

Feb 19, 2012 (Started Mar 03, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for systemic lupus erythematosus)
  • Side effects
    Severe (swelling of lips)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 6, 2012 (Started Jun 25, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for systemic lupus erythematosus)
  • Side effects
    Severe (rash or skin problems)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks
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