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... I was recently diagnosed with CNS Lups in July. My Rhuemy wants to put me on plaquenil and cellcept. I am scared and don't really want to start the drugs, but am really confused as to what to do. ... (2 replies)
... I want to say Thank You for this Message Board. I finally saw my new Rheumatologist yesterday. She diagnosed me with Systemic Lupus and Sjogrens. She said it is definetely connective tissue autoimmune disease, I believe incase she changes her mind someday, who knows. ... (4 replies)
... I was diagnosed with Lupus and Sjogrens Syndrome in spring of 2005, I've been on Plaquenil 200mg twice daily since then. It took about 4 months to feel the benefits of Plaquenil and only recently has my IBS improved. ... (2 replies)

UTCD and Plaquenil
Mar 18, 2011
... I've been on Plaquenil for almost 6 yrs now. The benefits were great for me. I've had a few flares and had to go on Prednisone for 3 months one time, but I feel so much better than before Plaquenil. ... (12 replies)
... but when I had a flare last summer I had muscle spasms in my right ribs. Now I am in another flare and my left shoulder blade area, up over my shoulder and over my collar bone. I saw my rheumatologist this past Thurs and he said it has nothing to do with this darn Lupus and Sjogrens. I beg to differ with him!!! ... (4 replies)
... years. I have Lupus and Sjogrens. I have had a bad flare for about 3 months, doing some better now, but I also wondered if I wasn't back sliding. ... (3 replies)
... The glands under my chin were like golf ball size, after I was diagnosed with Lupus and Sjogrens and put on Plaquenil they went down and have stayed down. ... (15 replies)
... I saw my Neurologist today...I am exhausted, hospital appointments make me feel overwhelmed in pain and sick becuase i am so tired, irtitable, etc....He ordered a MRI of the cervical spine and my Rheum doctor last week ordered the mri of the brain.... ... (0 replies)
... How much were you and and May I ask why you stopped it? ... (3 replies)
... I just saw this thread and thought of another website on rashes. Look in www.emedicine. ... (3 replies)
... kidney, liver inflammation. Positive ANA, Raynauds, and sjogrens. I have to say though, I have been blessed with good Doctors and responsive treatment and had a period of relative remission from 2000 aproximately three months ago. ... (1 replies)
... My wife is on plaquenil and wants to get pregnant. She has Sjogrens Syndrome. Has anyone tried to get pregnant? ... (2 replies)
... Thank you for your reply. She is mostly scared right now because he kept referring to having "msrkers" for lupus and sjogrens but it appeated to be inactive and she has told me she feels so bad sometimes she doesnt know how she will handle it if its this bad now! ... (6 replies)
... It's been awhile. I am so frustrated and confused of what to do . I just turned 55 . I have cutaneous lupus and sjogrens . Officially diagnosed in 2009 , and on Plaquenil 200 mg 2X a day. Even though I had the malar rash and joint pain for the last 8 years i have been able to keep it under control. In Aug. ... (0 replies)
... I've been having problems with my shoulders, the pain is really hanging on and my Dr. told me to do the Prednisone, 60mg, 50mg and taper down. It helped me quite a lot with the pain. ... (11 replies)
... Then I had one visit with another rheumatologist who insisted after just one visit that I did not have Lupus and had primary Sjogrens. This is why my current doctor held off on a diagnosis. Eventually the Plaquenil did not work anymore, so I switched to Methotrexate. ... (9 replies)
... I never said Plaquenil made me feel "GREAT"!!!! I said it made me feel better!! I've had a few flares, but they were not near as bad as I felt before Plaquenil. ... (13 replies)
... topsy123, the common name is plaquenil and it is for the pain of Sjogrens. The ANA will show inflamation and the Schrimers test will show positive for Sjogrens not Lupus. Sjogrens effects the mucosal membranes and soft tissues, mouth, eyes, intestines, kidneys, heart. ... (10 replies)
... yrs ago. I have Lupus and Sjogrens, the Plaquenil has been a God send for me. It took about 4 months to reap the benefits, but I wouldn't want to try to go off it. I take 400mg a day. ... (18 replies)
Suffering :(
Sep 18, 2010
... ooo much. I still get flares, but I get through them pretty well, a couple times with the help of Prednisone. I try not to dwell on my conditions, I have Lupus and Sjogrens, we have horses, and I have to take care of them no matter how I feel, so I just do it. ... (11 replies)


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