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... I'm reading various posts online that says the combination of plaquenil and quinacrine work great together, and that quinacrine helps with fatigue more than plaquenil does. Has anyone tried quinacrine or the combination? ... (0 replies)
... and won't work in people with Lupus skin diseases if you smoke. that is all I have seen, so far, but it doesn't necessarily work even if you don't have the skin disease, if your smoking. Know it for a fact. ... (1 replies)
... would begin treatment for any of these 3 with this combination. I did great on high doese of Prednisone but now at lower dosages not that great. I have been on Plaquenil for about 6 weeks now so it hasn't fully kicked in yet. I have been to my eye doctor for an exam and a "field test". ... (10 replies)

... e been through it all when it comes to this wonderful disease. I have been on every med you can think of when it comes to trying to keep your lupus in remission. Plaquenil is not as "sweet" as you may think. Plaquenil is good as long as you have your lupus in remission. ... (12 replies)
... As usual, Vee's comments echo my own thoughts. Plaquenil was the 1st medicine I was put on and so far have never needed the steroids. ... (9 replies)
... Plaquenil and impact on eyes, what I rarely see is a "guesstimate" of how likely damage is to occur. ... (3 replies)
... ck for being a new patient. I told the Rheum all the symptoms I could think of that happened to me over the years. He ran all sorts of tests, though I never know how those tests come out. In the end, he had me down as diagnosed with Lupus and Fibromyalgia. ... (13 replies)
... Also, I recently went to a new rheumie cause I wasn't sure the plaquenil was helping anymore. I also was just diagnosed about 4 weeks ago with severe Crohn's. CRAZINESS!!! ... (18 replies)
Jun 15, 2004
... they tried cutting it back to 7.5 a few weeks ago, but in a matter of days I saw a huge decline in how I felt and increase in joint pain, along with effusions on both of my knees. So I went back to 10mg but we are going to try and go down to 7.5 in a few days. ... (16 replies)
... After just a few weeks I felt wonderful. I didn't realize how sick I was until I felt normal again! ... (2 replies)
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... I have been taking one pill of benadryl each night at bed time and it does help me sleep. ... (7 replies)
Flouresant lights
Mar 11, 2003
... work , and I'm back to square one. My question is whether your skin improved after taking plaquenil and how long did you have to take this drug b4 showing signs of improvement? ... (7 replies)
... and I want to take it every day for the rest of my life. I am at the point where the pain and exhaustion are so miserable just let me feel good until it doesn't work and let me go. ... (6 replies)
... ied to take a photo of one leg... this rash has grown up both legs. started on my ankles and is now almost up to my knees and has crept onto my feet.... Not sure how to post a photo actually... also if it is ana negative why does the plaquenil work? ... (6 replies)
... pus means a death sentence, because it really isn't. I have learned that my body has limits. I can't be out in the sun for a long time. I need to rest and not work until I'm totally exhausted. I'm not as strong or have as much endurance as some of my friends so I need to keep my own pace. ... (13 replies)
... I feel like I am developing Alzheimer's at age 37!! I am totally overwhelmed by too many things and become so distracted. My rheumatologist took me off work until October which was a God send with my health and my daughter's osteomyelitis. ... (17 replies)
... if that helps prevent or stall some of the symptoms. Perhaps then, some people wouldn't need to take the nasty medications and suffer the cruel side effects. I work with a nurse who is also a holistic health counselor. She became interested in the field when she went through years of battling Lyme disease. ... (10 replies)
I'm miserable..
Jan 14, 2011
... ounge, makes my throat feel like it's burning all the time, and like I have an ear infection. The blisters on my outer lip doesn't break out anymore where I take plaquenil but I can't get rid of these canker sores. I hate to call my doctor. How do you guys do going to your main physician? ... (22 replies)
... It is interesting to hear that we had very similar findings in the beginning. I would be very interested to hear a little about how your lupus developed. Did you get other antibodies later in life? ... (3 replies)

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