14 patient evaluations for Hydroxychloroquine taken for the purpose of 'rheumatoid arthritis'

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Jul 17, 2018 (Started Nov 08, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

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

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

Nov 7, 2012 (Started Jan 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (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

Sep 20, 2012 (Started Jun 06, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for systemic lupus erythematosus)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 28, 2012 (Started Dec 06, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Apr 9, 2012 (Started Dec 06, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Make sure you take precaution and get a yearly checkup with an optometrist for damage to your peripheral vision.

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

  • 0 helpful marks
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