Friends and family help but they really just dont get it! Anyways- been diagnosed and have been taking plaquenil since around October- it was helping but my wrists and fingers were still in so much pain that I couldn't even get dressed in the mornings! So I was taking dose packs to help w the pain and my rheumatology finally put me on prednisone- TERRIBLE. I couldnt sleep at night, had awful night sweats, weight gain...it. Can i take doxycycline with hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil success stories Taking hydroxychloroquine It is a good idea to advise the prescribing physician whenever one uses more or less than the prescribed amount of a medication. However, in general terms, taking 400 mg of hydroxychloroquine is within a safe range for most people. Does anyone that takes Plaquenil have it make you nauseous? I was put on the 2 pills several years ago, but I can only handle 1 per day. I do take it with food, but what could I do to be able to take 2. Drug interactions are reported among people who take Celebrex and Plaquenil together. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,645 people who take Celebrex and Plaquenil from Food and Drug Administration FDA, and is updated regularly. On eHealthMe, you can evaluate side effects and drug interactions from 16 million FDA reports. So my doctor wanted to put me on methotrexate and I read sooo many terrible things about it that I begged her to let me try something else first before going to the extreme w the methotrexate. Being a 23 yr old female who is getting married in July- weight gain feels like the worst thing that could happen to you. Can i take 2 plaquenil at the same time Taking plaquenil and sulfasalazine Arthritis Information, Plaquenil - @suelpo - Lupus - 20190413 - Inspire Hydroxychloroquine side effects rash It takes a really long time for the Plaquenil to kick in. It may even take a year. Mine didn't start working until I was on it for 8 months and I take more than you do. What is the correct way to discontinue use of plaquenil?. Celebrex and Plaquenil drug interactions - eHealthMe. Hydroxychloroquine Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions.. Jan 07, 2011 Why are people taking prednisone as a regular med to control RA? Thought is was temporary? Asked by lricciuti Updated 6 August 2011 Topics azulfidine, plaquenil, rheumatoid arthritis, folic acid, methotrexate, prednisone All drugs have side effects and the 2 most often encountered with this drug are hair loss and eye problems. I got taken off when I developed eye problems but it turned out not to be from plaquenil. It has a very specific problem it can cause and if it's not that specific problem, then it's okay. The hair thinning can bother some people but not me. Hydroxychloroquine is sometimes given only once per week. Choose the same day each week to take this medicine if you are on a weekly dosing schedule. Take hydroxychloroquine with a meal or a glass of milk. To prevent malaria Start taking the medicine 2 weeks before entering an area where malaria is common. Continue taking the medicine.