Plaquenil causing muscle weakness

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    Plaquenil causing muscle weakness


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    It is unusual for plaquenil to cause muscle weakness, although it has been reported. I do not know what other medications your taking, which might have similar side effects. It is much more common to cause fatigue and ataxia, which might be mistaken for muscle weakness, but I will assume that your experiencing muscle weakness. Hydroxychloroquine and colchicine neuromuscular toxicity is well documented. The largest literature review on colchicine myopathy was conducted by Wilbur and Makowsky in 2004 where a database search found 75 cases. Most patients presented with proximal muscle weakness. A wide range of treatment durations were noted from 4 days to 11 yrs with cumulative daily doses of 1.4 ± 0.96 mg. The. Combining telbivudine Tyzeka and hydroxychloroquine may increase the risk of unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness because both drugs cause such side effects. Hydroxychloroquine suppresses the immune system and should not be combined with drugs that also suppress the immune system or live vaccines.

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  6. Have you considered that Lupus may be throwing some inflammation your way - ie joint/muscle pain, a Lupus flare - rather than blaming a medication that in general decreases those symptoms? Most of us that have tried stopping plaquenil have found that it was doing more good than we realized, and promptly resumed taking it!

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    Today, Plaquenil and other antimalarials are also used to treat and help prevent symptoms caused by certain autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis RA, systemic lupus erythematosus, and discoid lupus, even though these diseases are not caused by malaria parasites. Plaquenil belongs in a class of medications known as disease-modifying. In rare cases, Plaquenil can cause cardiomyopathy, a chronic disease of the heart muscle. If you're taking Plaquenil for an autoimmune condition, your symptoms should begin to improve after a few. Hi, although Plaquenil is prescribed for autoimmune diseases, such as yours, it can actually add to/increase the number of the symptoms. Muscle damage and leg pain being just 2 examples. It is great that you have responded so well to the new medication.

     
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    Sono una ragazza di 25 anni e prendo il Plaqunil da quando ne avevo 21, a causa di un'artrite che dalle analisi risulta sempre negativa. E' dal 2006 che soffro di connettivite indifferenziata e prendo plaquenil con prima cortisone e ora con methotrexate. Lupus Hair Loss Pictures, Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention. Will you have Hair loss with Plaquenil - eHealthMe Hydroxychloroquine DermNet NZ
     
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    Buying Plaquenil - Brand & Generic Plaquenil Canada Drugs Plaquenil generic name Hydroxychloroquine is primarily a drug used to treat or prevent malaria. It is also used to treat symptomsof rheumatoid arthritis and discoid systemic lupus erythematosus. Malaria is a disease caused by parasites that enter the body.

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