Lose weight after plaquenil

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    Lose weight after plaquenil


    I am currently taking 200mg one time a day and my appetite has seriously decreased in the last two weeks. Just curious if anyone else had this as a side effect. Yes, Plaquenil causes both weight loss and loss of appetite. Hence, if the loss of appetite and weight loss started after you started on this drug, then yes, it could be due to Plaquenil. I was not losing weight or have a lack of appetite prior to Plaquenil so it must be the medicine. I personally had terrible nausea for almost 2 years when I was put on plaquinel, the nausea was the first symptom to leave....causing me to gain weight. I just find Im not as hungry as I was before, or that my appetite has changed.

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    My weight gain is from the steroids I'm certain and not the Plaquenil. Are you on anything else to treat your lupus other than the Plaquenil? If you're on steroids that can be whats causing you to gain weight. I can't offer any advice on losing the weight if you come off the Plaquenil. Plaquenil Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity INFREQUENT side effects. If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression. Weight Loss; Full Drug Information. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Plaquenil. For the Consumer. Applies to hydroxychloroquine oral tablet. Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur.

    In this case, the cause of loss f appetite and weight loss has to be found. I was just curious if the medication was what caused my appetite to change or what. However, if you had loss of appetite and weight loss before your started this drug, then the drug can aggravate the process. At my last visit my Dr asked me if it had deminished my appetite so she is aware of it and the amount of weight I lost and is not concerned at this moment. I know diarhea is a common side affect of plaquinel. It wasn't that I was eating a lot, it was just that I was actually eating. I was on Prednisone for two months prior to Plaquenil and gained 18 lbs, so I needed to lose the weight anyway.

    Lose weight after plaquenil

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  7. By the old standards, obese people, if dosed by their actual weight, could be overmedicated, Dr. Marmor said. If you’re short, the standard prescription of 200 mg of Plaquenil, twice daily, is too much, he said. The recommended dosage is no more than 6.5 mg/kg/day, using the standard known as “ideal weight,” which factors in height. Dr.

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    Is weight loss normal while taking Plaquenil? Posted on Thu. Weight loss and loss of appetite is a known but less serious side effect of this drug. People who lose a lot of weight while taking Plaquenil. Tell your doctor if this happens as your dose may need to be lowered. When should you see an ophthalmologist when taking Plaquenil? If you take Plaquenil, here is when to see an ophthalmologist Before Plaquenil treatment begins. You will have a “baseline” eye exam. This measures the. The maximum dose of Plaquenil is 6.5 mg/kg of ideal body weight per day, regardless of whether a person is overweight, underweight, or normal weight. One kilogram kg equals 2.2 pounds. Women with lupus who are OVER their ideal body weight should go by these dosing rules 5’ 7” or higher - up to 400 mg Plaquenil daily

     
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    Hydroxychloroquine is a quinoline medicine used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. CDC - Malaria - Travelers - Choosing a Drug to Prevent Malaria Plaquenil Uses, Dosage & Side Effects - Plaquenil Use in Autoimmune Diseases
     
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    Natural" alternative to Plaquenil. - HealthBoards I "know" I need some meds, but cannot tolerate Plaquenil. Wondering if anyone has come across something "natural" that mimics it. Thanks & LIGHT*****carole - Hi, Carole. When I started Plaquenil, my GI system was in an uproar. But it usually was anyway. I didn't realize, until I saw Dr.

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