Months for hydroxychloroquine to work on joints

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  1. Satelit-maker New Member

    Months for hydroxychloroquine to work on joints


    At first it seemed like it helped now I feel the same as before I started taking the medicine other than the fact that none of my clothes fit and there is a lot more of me to carry around. Anyone know if I quit taking it if the weight will fall back off I started Hydroxychloroquine 2 weeks ago. One week in and I thought this may just work, except for the ‘extra itchiness’ I seemed to get every night.

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    Many RA patients will start to experience an improvement in symptoms after six to eight weeks on methotrexate, but it can take up to six months before you would reach the full benefits of taking the drug. Hydroxychloroquine Brand name “Plaquenil” can - and often is used indefinitely in the treatment of RAas long as none of the following circumstances apply The patient does not develop retinal depositions patients on this Med require retinal exams every 6 months. Hydroxychloroquine oral tablet is used for short-term treatment of malaria, but it may be used for long-term treatment of lupus or rheumatoid arthritis. Hydroxychloroquine comes with risks if you.

    I was prescribed this drug to ease my ra disease, I was taking 400mg per day which was to last for 3 months then reduced to 200mg. Right before I hit the two week mark, I woke up with my heart racing and continued feeling my heart flutter all day and I just felt week and tired. After msging Rheum, decided to stop taking meds to see how I feel and continue with the AIP to handle symptoms and try to work at ‘healing from inside out! Time will tell and I’m eager to see how much the AIP is helping once odd meds.

    Months for hydroxychloroquine to work on joints

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  5. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine "Hi, I was taking the generic form of plaquenil for over 10 years for rheumatoid arthritis. It took a few weeks to see it work but what a change for the better. Less painful joints and fatigue. Always have gotten retina checked and have been good. Then I started getting debilitating migraines.

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    Methotrexate is one of the most effective medications to treat rheumatoid arthritis RA. It's the first drug most doctors prescribe after you’re diagnosed. It will help ease symptoms like joint pain, fatigue, redness, and swelling. It may also help prevent damage to your organs and joints. Originally, hydroxychloroquine was used to prevent and treat malaria and was considered very effective. Now it is generally used for rheumatoid arthritis, but it has also been shown to work well for juvenile arthritis, some lupus symptoms, and other types of autoimmune conditions. The exact hydroxychloroquine mechanism of action is unclear, although it does work to interrupt the communication of immune system cells to decrease swelling, pain, and joint damage. 1, 2, 3, 5 From the community “My Rheumatologist recently put me on Hydroxychoroquine for treating osteoarthritis and joint cysts in my hands and every other.

     
  6. Towhid Moderator

    Applies to hydroxychloroquine: oral tablet Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine (the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil) may cause some unwanted effects. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine sulfate dose, indications. Hydroxychloroquine induced profound neutropenia with s. Relapsed Hydroxychloroquine Induced Thrombocytopenia in.
     
  7. Nester Guest

    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. Medicines for the Prevention of Malaria While Traveling. Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine • LITFL • Toxicology. Hydroxychloroquine DermNet NZ
     
  8. Mago New Member

    Pharmacokinetics and Bioequivalence Study of Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate. Half-life between 40 and 50 days and low blood clearance 96 ml/min because of its PK properties 13. Approximately 50% of the HCQ in plasma is bound to plasma proteins. In the liver, HCQ is metabolized to three active metabolites desethyl-chloroquine DCQ, desethyl-hydroxychloroquine DHCQ, and bis-desethyl-hydroxychloroquine BDCQ 14.

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