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... Thanks so much for the feedback! Plaquenil works really good except for the migranes. I think I'll try mtx and see if headaches go away. ... (4 replies)
... logist does not know what I have at this point because I do not meet the necessary criteria for Lupus and now I'm having symptoms that point to RA. I've been on Plaquenil since May, 2007 because a previous rheumie was convinced I had Lupus. ... (7 replies)
... Unless your doc said not to start it before the eye exam, you should be able to start it okay. Plaquenil is the one drug that you need the eye exam prior to starting the drug as they really need that baseline. ... (3 replies)

... No. In fact, I lost a lot of hair taking Plaquenil and once off that and onto Orencia and MTX my hair grew back thicker than before. ... (6 replies)
... Plaquenil is actually considered one of the safer drugs and it can be taken with many other drugs without any reactions. The only thing is that it can take up to several months to feel any results, it's definitely not a quick fix. ... (6 replies)
... Hi, hope everyone is feeling good today. I have a realy bad flare every three months without fail. And about a week before I get realy tired and then I know when that month it is going to happen. Last week I had an appointment with my gp. ... (1 replies)
... The plaquenil is cheaper. ... (12 replies)
... at you are having a lot of pain with your RA. I have lupus which mainly affects my joints and skin. I have been taking hydroxychloroquine which is the generic of plaquenil for the past three years. ... (12 replies)
... ray. I was put on Plaquenil 2x a day. At that point my hands were swollen and stiff and I was just run down. ... (4 replies)
... Hi Sherry. Yes, you could be in the early stages of RA without the positive blood work. ... (4 replies)
... I have been on Celebrex 400 mg, Plaquenil 200 mg. ... (2 replies)
... Hi Jenny, How are you doing on this last day of the year? I hope all is well in your corner of the world. Or Connecticut. I've spent a little time in CT. I went to Torrington for a concert a few years back and or course I know 95 like the back of my hand. I lived on Cape Cod and running back and forth between there and here...if I had a nickel for each trip LOL!! ... (14 replies)
... tist Hospital in Boston. It's a private orthopedic hospital, much like Hospital for Special Surgery in NYC. Private doesn't mean expensive but rather, a hospital without an emergency room. ... (14 replies)
... rse than most in terms of rapid joint destruction, pain, deformity, etc. Also, apparently medications are less successful in slowing the damage than in patients without this profile. ... (5 replies)
... I'm saying this because it's a process. It happens slowly as the symptoms develop. None of these drugs is without bad side effects that can be permanent. Even Plaquenil can cause major eye problems and MTX is a former cancer drug and can cause major infections. I get blood work every 4 weeks for MTX. ... (5 replies)
... Hi im new here & didnt know where to put this so i hope im in the right spot I sought this group out because my family & friends dont understand what im feeling & i need ppl who do Im 36 & am diabetic, with a heart murmur, mitral valve prolapse.. 2 yrs ago I kept telling my dr my hands & wrists were killing me she shrugged it all off... I did the icy hot capsaisin ect &... (1 replies)
... I have RA also. My rheumy dr. now has me on Methotrexate and is weaning me off Prednisone to see if it will still work well. I gained 20 lbs. on Prednisone. ... (8 replies)
... You only need to have 4 of the criteria. You can still have RA without a positive RF. I definitely have RA. ... (27 replies)
... lowly, so slow I almost didn't realize it, I was no longer fatigued all the time. When I got up in the morning I could walk right out and turn on the coffee pot without shuffling like The Mummy. I stopped getting swollen lymph nodes in my armpits and groin and stopped having those low grade fevers and flu feeling. ... (10 replies)
Old Pro with RA
Feb 19, 2004
... Rheumatologist. I agree, dont just pick up a prescription called in for you. Your RD should discuss the medications options with you before selecting one for you without discussing what your future looks like. DMARDs are a heavy decision to make. I wouldnt take that lightly. ... (9 replies)

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