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Very confused
Oct 7, 2014
... I'm so sorry for this confusion. Iowa, I'd insist on discussing this with rheum #2, not his nurse. BTW, I'd bet money that my rheum would take his staff to the proverbial WOODSHED if any spoke on diagnostic matters properly within the province of a doctor! My doctor's staff does transmit lab results, but only POST-diagnosis and only if my results are unremarkable. My rheum... (27 replies)
... Hi & welcome. I'm sorry for your dx, no one wants it! In lupus, the immune system is overactive but it's aberrant: it mistakenly forms autoantibodies that damage your cells. (A normal immune system only attacks invaders like bacteria and viruses.) Damage can range from mild (fatigue, joint pain, etc.) to life-threatening (major organs such as kidneys, brain, heart, lungs,... (9 replies)
Very confused
Oct 1, 2014
... will help the fatigue and joint aches and pains! Make sure to drink plenty of water and that will help tremendously in keeping your blood pressure up. One of the side effects of calcium channel blockers can be constipation so make sure to stay on top of that. ... (27 replies)

Very confused
Sep 25, 2014
... te about plaquenil, it is usually the first drug given in many autoimmune diseases such as lupus, sclero, UCTD, and so on. It is the mildest and normally has few side effects. It does take a while to work but as I said before, it helps even though you may not notice it. ... (27 replies)
... days, and I told him that, because by reading this board I realized unfortunately that has not been the case for so many. I just hope that rheumy will prescribe Plaquenil to help her with the joint pain. ... (35 replies)
... If I were you Sockielover I would probably go on a small dose of prednisone until you are able to get back on the plaquenil. Everyone's different and maybe the side effects for you won't be too bad. You won't know until you try. You can always wean off if the side effects are too bad. ... (19 replies)
... My rheumatologist advised me to stop taking the generic Plaquenil because it was causing so much itching all over my body. I've been off it for 2 weeks. ... (19 replies)
... I have been diagnosed with Mixed Connective Tissue Disease and my Rheumatologist says the same thing yours does. She can't definitively dx me with Lupus as of now but believes that it will progress to Lupus. I don't necessarily understand all of that because MCTD is a combination of three autoimmune diseases...usually Scleroderma, Raynauds and Lupus. I would think that... (19 replies)
... or prednisone as needed. I only see her once a year. The prednisone helps me greatly but I don't go on it unless I feel like I'm dying from the pain because the side effects for me are just horrible. So I would say that most of the time I am in pain. ... (19 replies)
... Have you reviewed its side effects? ... (12 replies)
... Plaquenil is my miracle. I love it more than anything. It's gives me my energy back most of the time and helps my pain. I don't understand recurring side effects but I am willing to deal with it. ... (15 replies)
... Why would the side effects of plaquenil recur after having a new prescription filled? ... (15 replies)
... So, I went online to see what the side effects were. ... (4 replies)
... but once my body got used to it, it's been great....I guess everyone is just different....I'm glad to hear you're having less side effects!! Best wishes!! ... (10 replies)
... Btw, I've resumed Plaquinel with out side effects which is good. I shall ask for a repeat prescription, and string it out until summer ends! ... (10 replies)
... Supplements, I just looked up LODINE. One of the side effects listed for LODINE is "black and tarry stools". Hmmmm? ... (10 replies)
... to come back. He did not seem to know anything about my allergy, or any side effects, or why I was even on the drug. ... (10 replies)
... t started taking it at night, and after about a week of upset stomach in the evening, I am now just fine. I take a lot of different prescriptions, and find that side effects are much less when taken at night. ... (10 replies)
... Okay, so I have been taking Plaquenil since May 1st. So that's what, 27 days? ... (0 replies)
... my bowels don't work right. Plaquenil made them work just fine. I think I need that actually. Maybe why I gain weight so easy cause I don't get anything back out. LOL. ... (15 replies)

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