... started at about the same age. I was having the same issues with pain and swelling in a major way. My hands and wrists plus ankles, feet and knees. I also had a rash but on the inside of my upper arms and legs. I also had a fever. My labs for rheumatoid factor was negative. ... (4 replies)
... how long for plaquenil rash to end (1 replies)
... in May. My Rheumy had me stop taking plaquenil after 1 week of the rash getting worse. ... (1 replies)
... Rheumatologist always asks if I've had any rashes, so I'd say yes it's probably a common part of RA. I've been on Plaquenil for 6 years too, but have never had a rash problem. Hope you can find some relief. ... (8 replies)
... I've had a itchy red rash on both my legs for months now, and it began when my joint pain with RA began. Does anyone else have skin rashes with RA or any other arthritis? ... (8 replies)
... I was put on 5mg of prednisone on May 5th and will take my last pill on Friday for a flare. I went off generic plaquenil april 30 and the rhuemy put me back on 3 weeks a go. The itching is back. ... (10 replies)
... I was on Plaquenil for 6 years with almost no side effects. ... (10 replies)
... se I had already started a few mm of hair growth on lost eyebrows and normal colour not white. Will be on thesesteriods for about 3 weeks and then hopefully try plaquenil again with better success rate. ... (14 replies)
... months for most people but is supposed to work like a miricle for some! I sometimes get a butterfly rash across my cheeks and also get body aches almost flu like. I do have an unidentified autoimmune disease... ... (7 replies)
... spine ESI's....and I do get bad flares when those steroids wear off. I also have no eye problems from it...though this is very rare. All in all, I have read that Plaquenil is one of the safest meds to be on long term but everyone reacts differently. ... (6 replies)
... I was on Plaquenil for about 2 weeks when I was first diagnosed with Inflammatory Arthritis. After about a week and a half, I developed a terrible rash due to it and had to stop immediately. Had the same reaction with Imuran and now I am on Sufasalazine and it works wonders! Good Luck! ... (10 replies)
... For those with the question on generic form of plaquinil, my rheumy said the generic form can cause a bad hive rash as a side effect--often times on the arms--and that "it" is stored in the fat of your body and can be hard to get rid of. So she insisted on the brand-name form too.
I have only been on plaquinil for three weeks now, almost four. I'm not sure what to expect... (27 replies)
... I actually had an allergic reaction to it 2 weeks after I started taking it. I broke out in a huge rash on my neck and chin. It was unsightly! But the prednisone knocked out the allergic reaction in no time flat. ... (5 replies)
... Two of my doctors think Plaquinil would be good for me. I am a little scared of it. I tried it two months ago for 3 days and seemed to get migraines and a rash, but I get those anyway. I agreed to try again, but put it off until now. I was eperimenting with new asthma drugs at the time.
Apparantly, the eye problems are rare. What about skin discoloration? If you get... (10 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)
... A skin rash can can be a side effect of Plaquenil whether it's the brand stuff or the generic....it's just a possible side effect but rather uncommon. ... (2 replies)
... I've been on the generic Plaquenil for about a month, but when I increased the dose, within 2 days, I got an eczema like rash on my arm and feet. So I put myself back on the starter dose, but I still have the rash. I was wondering if anyone has had experience with this. ... (2 replies)
... back to that rheum again. I've had many symptoms of lupus over many years, so I'm not sure if that diagnosis is correct or not. I've had many lab tests done and Plaquenil seemed to help me, as well as prednisone. ... (13 replies)
... I can give you some insight into your problems as I happen to have both OA and RA and have my cervical spine fused from C3 to T1.
Let's start with the arthritis stuff. Sero negative arthritis means you have something starting but the blood tests are currently negative except to show you have definite inflammation(sed rate and CRP). RA can be sero negative but with RA, the... (6 replies)
... ain in various joints. Morning stiffness, and some swelling in my foot. She did all testing needed and was wondering if i had maybe RA or Lupus. She put me on Plaquenil which did nothing except give me bloating and a stomach ache. I saw her again yesterday and now she is suspecting Psoriatic Arthritis. ... (0 replies)