7 patient evaluations for Hydroxychloroquine taken for the purpose of 'systemic lupus erythematosus' with a side effects rating of None

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Sep 13, 2015 (Started Feb 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for systemic lupus erythematosus)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jun 6, 2015 (Started Feb 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for systemic lupus erythematosus)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I don't know if this is doing anything. I have persistent skin flairs on face mostly despite being on it. Who could know if it would be worse without plaq.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 19, 2013 (Started Jul 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for systemic lupus erythematosus)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: it's an oval pill, not too big and easy to swallow. I don't know of any side effects, but I notice within hours if I'm late taking it as my pain increases.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 11, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 1994)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for systemic lupus erythematosus)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 31, 2012 (Started Aug 25, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for systemic lupus erythematosus)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have had a consistently low white blood count my entire life. After taking plaquenil, my count began to normalize. I find having an alarm set right before bed time and never moving my pills from my end-table keeps me on track.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 2, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for systemic lupus erythematosus)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take 2x's a day. It has help my muscle and joint pain a lot. I spend more days up and about.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 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

Jul 1, 2003 (Started Jul 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for systemic lupus erythematosus)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Try it and always listen to your doctor.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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