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(also known as Hydroxychloroquine)

Hydroxychloroquine belongs to the family of medicines called antiprotozoals. Protozoa are tiny, one-celled animals. Some are parasites that can cause many different kinds of infections in the body.

This medicine is used to prevent and to treat malaria and to treat some conditions such as liver disease caused b... continue

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Overall, 81% (2676 Members) find Plaquenil helpful

Plaquenil Reviews

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Have been on it since mid 2009, worked wonderfully until appx Nov, 2013.
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I am feeling much better than when I was first diagnosed.
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seems to be keeping things at bay for now
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Did not work for me
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I guess it helps sometimes I'm not sure
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Has helped from day one!
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As of today, it's been 4 months and is working good.
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It started working the 1st week,
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seemed to boost the Cymbalta but effected my eyes negatively so I was taken off of it
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Think it is working
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  1. Discussion: Plaquenil Shortage
    FYI in case you guys missed it: The Lupus Foundation is launching its own investigation into the plaquenil shortage (both brand and generic). So far, ... [More]
  2. Discussion: Plaquenil,SLE and the Pill
    I have never taken plaquenil and can't answer your question. But here are two websites that say it can interact with the pill. [More]
  3. Discussion: Plaquenil Shortage
    The manufacturer is Teva, for the generic Hydroxychloroquine. I guess you would need to find out who is making it in GB. Well, picked up the Hydroxy... [More]
  4. Discussion: Plaquenil Shortage
    Kristina, maybe you can check about the generic version, like I am taking, hydroxychloroquine don't think it has any sugar or imitation suger on it. D... [More]
  5. Discussion: Plaquenil Shortage
    The drug Plaquenil (generic name: Hydroxychloroquine) is used to treat Lupus, Sjogrens, various forms of Arthritis, and other Auto-Immune diseases. SI... [More]