Anywho..rheumatologist has me starting Plaquenil tomorrow and I'm nervous! I'm always scared to take new medications because I'm nervous about how they'll mix with my current medications and how the side effects will affect me. Plaquenil and blood pressure Plaquenil and sarafem interactions Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine "It also took ten years to diagnose correctly. At first I took 2- 200 mgs of Plaquenil and it gave me an irregular heartbeat. Discontinued for a few weeks, then rheumy asked me to try again, one 200 mgm every other day. However I will try to provide you with some useful information. There are many drugs that have the potential of exacerbating myasthenia gravis. These include various antibiotics, heart medications, magnesium, etc. Plaquenil does have the risk of impairing neuro-muscular transmission and may worsen/exacerbate myasthenic symptoms. Daily Plaquenil Dosage - Crunching Numbers NOTE I've moved this blog post to my professional website, EyeDock. More importantly, I've written an update, Changes in Plaquenil Risk Calculations based on new recommendations based on a 2014 study. Right now I'm on Prednisone (20 mg), Lyrica (400 mg) and Topamax (100 mg). She's only starting me on 200 mg a day, because I've lost so much weight, so I guess it's good it's a lower dose. Afraid to try plaquenil I'm afraid to take Plaquenil DailyStrength, Plaquenil and Myasthenia Gravis - Neurology - MedHelp Hydroxychloroquine trade namePlaquenil ra forumPlaquenil and pulsatile tinnitusSickle cell disease plaquenilPlaquenil 200 mg en español I was prescribed Plaquenil for UCTD. Afraid to take as I am so sensitive to meds. Suffering from fatigue, sleep probs and itchy rashly skin. Anyone have success with Plaquenil. Plaquenil for UCTD - Autoimmune diseases - Inspire. Daily Plaquenil Dosage - Crunching Numbers —. Plaquenil - @Justdiagnosed29 - Arthritis - 20160531 - Inspire. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine "I've been on a roller coaster for yrs w/Plaquenil for RA/Lupus. I take name brand to prevent side effects of red, warm, swollen, painful hands + nausea/dizziness, hair loss, etc. Each time I try going back to generic, side effects return immediately. I am a little afraid at this point as I have always been a healthy inidividual. I have spent that last couple of years really going down hill. At least now there is a diagnosis and I will begin treatment starting tonight with the gabapentin. Doc indicates that it can take up to 2-3 months for the plaquenil to aid in reflief for the Lupus. Mary Ellen, I don't have the dark circles. I have not started any meds at this time. Rheumy told me I should go on Plaquenil during my first visit a year ago but I am so sensitive to any meds that I have been afraid to try. I have noticed though that when I am out in the mall for a long period of time my the skin right around my eyes is red.