Can plaquenil cause headaches

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  1. eduardus123 New Member

    Can plaquenil cause headaches


    Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention. Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking hydroxychloroquine: Incidence not known Some side effects of hydroxychloroquine may occur that usually do not need medical attention.

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    In addition, since responses to stress can cause physical symptoms such as headache, increased pain, and muscle tension, try to practice stress management skills. There are some stressors that you can control, and there are some that are simply out of your hands. Feeling that others can hear your thoughts feeling, seeing, or hearing things that are not there fever with or without chills general feeling of tiredness or weakness headache inability to move the eyes increased blinking or spasms of the eyelid joint or muscle pain Plaquenil can make you completely blind! *Legitimate looking vitamins I take to help remediate it I took Plaquenil for over 13 years and it caused me and 6 in every 1000 patients, new research shows to have toxic maculopathy it caused. *re even if you quit taking the drug, it can continue to damage the eye until blindness occurs.

    Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine.

    Can plaquenil cause headaches

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  4. Thanks for your advice, Shani. The headaches were just bad headaches and stopped when I started taking Plaquenil at night instead of the morning. The blurred vision came separately and went a day or two after I stopped the Plaquenil again. As it happens, my GP phoned me today about something else and I told her about this.

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    Plaquenil can cause serious side effects when used in high doses for chronic diseases such as RA over the long term. The New Zealand Dermatological Society recommends that to decrease the risk of retina damage, no more than 200mg of Plaquenil should be taken a day, and a dose of 400mg per day should be taken no longer than a few weeks. Maybe, he can give you something to help with the headaches. Also, Plaquenil can take up to 6 months before you really start to see improvement from the drug. If you have any more questions please feel free to ask away and I hope that you can get your headaches under control. Then rest in a darkened room. Remember also to keep hydrated.being slightly dehydrated can trigger headaches and migraines. I still take Plaquenil and have been on them since 2006. The migraines are no better or worse than before. So in my experience, the Plaquenil is not a problem for me.

     
  5. AKN Moderator

    Evidence continues to mount that some North American rheumatologists are not following practice recommendations for minimizing the retinal toxicity risk of patients on long-term hydroxychloroquine treatment. Recommendations on Screening for Chloroquine and. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine sulfate dosing, indications. Hydroxychloroquine dosage recommendations often ignored.
     
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    Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD). Ideal Body Weight for Calculating Hydroxychloroquine Dosage. Retinal toxicity associated with chronic exposure to. The Ultimate Guide to Optometry Billing and Coding.
     
  7. fly21 Moderator

    Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses 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.

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  8. mr.Seom XenForo Moderator

    Chloroquine Indications, Side Effects, Warnings - You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using chloroquine while you are pregnant. Preventing malaria Other measures are needed along with chloroquine including using screens, bed netting, insect repellent 10% to 35% DEET, and permethrin spray on clothing and nets. Avoid spraying most insect repellents on children.

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