Stopping plaquenil abruptly

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    Stopping plaquenil abruptly


    It is used to prevent and treat acute attacks of malaria. It is also used to treat discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis in patients whose symptoms have not improved with other treatments.

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    Dosage for Plaquenil. The adult dose of Plaquenil to suppress malaria is 400 mg on the same day each week. The pediatric weekly suppressive dosage is 5 mg/kg of body weight. The adult dose of Plaquenil to treat an acute attack of malaria is an initial dose of 800 mg followed by 400 mg in six to eight hours and 400 mg for two more days. I was just curious if i was to try plaquenil again for a few days/weeks if you decide to stop do you have to wean off like a lot of drugs or can you simply stop taking it.thanks. Here are 10 things to keep in mind when using Plaquenil Take it on a regular schedule, meaning at the same time each day. Take Plaquenil EXACTLY as prescribed by your physician. Do not stop taking the medication without first speaking to your doctor. Taking Hydroxychloroquine with food and/or milk can help prevent stomach upset.

    Hydroxychloroquine comes as a tablet to take by mouth. This medication is sometimes prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

    Stopping plaquenil abruptly

    Rx Side Effects New Plaquenil Guidelines and More., Can you just stop taking plaquenil or do you have to wean.

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  7. Description and Brand Names. Drug information provided by IBM Micromedex US Brand Name. Plaquenil; Descriptions. Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat malaria. It is also used to prevent malaria infection in areas or regions where it is known that other medicines eg, chloroquine may not work.

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    Have been on methotrexate 20mg 8/@2.5mg for about a year and 1/2. Recently moved and have a new Rheumatoligist who did his own blood test and x-rays, according to him he cannot find the blood factor or damage to any joints to prove that I have RA. I would like to know can I stop taking methotrexate or do I have to ween off of it slowly? Or should I even be thinking of stopping the meds? I. Skin rashes. Arthritic flares in my fingers first occurred whilst I was taking it which made me wonder about the advantage of taking Plaquenil as I seemed to get no benefit from this medication. When I reported this to the Rheumatologist I was told that the flares would probably be worse if I were to stop taking it. I have read about people stopping P & flaring up. Those who stopped it abruptly had real problems similar to what you are experiencing. If you really need to get off it, I would taper down slowly, very slowly. There is a similar posting on Healthunlocked, "Why oh why did u stop taking plaquenil." You may want to check it out.

     
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    Plaquenil Prices, Coupons & Savings Tips - GoodRx HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus is also used to treat malaria. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of generic Plaquenil is around .41, 88% off the average retail price of 7.73.

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    Hydroxychloroquine MedlinePlus Drug Information If you are taking hydroxychloroquine for symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, your symptoms should improve within 6 months. If your rheumatoid arthritis symptoms do not improve, or if they worsen, stop taking the drug and call your doctor. Once you and your doctor are sure the drug works for you.

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