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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, 80% (2741 Members) find Plaquenil helpful

Plaquenil Reviews

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Was helpful for deep chest pains. Though now I think I would need an eye exam to go back on and the eye exam is covered by my insurance but the plaquenil is.
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Nausea/ Can't be in the sun too long or feel like I'm going to pass out. My flare ups are stabilized for the most part
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I didn't give enough time to work. Probably going to start taking it again.
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It made me nauseated /sick at first.... My Dr said I would probably be on it for the rest of my life....
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Working well for me. Mild stomach issues day two. Sudden hair loss in month 9. Losing hair rapidly now, over half of my hair gone.
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Not sure if its working or not
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The jury is still out on this one. I'm not sure what the drug is doing if anything
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My doctor believes it is working well.
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not sure yet
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No apparent side effects and it does seem to wotk
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  1. Discussion: Plaquenil shortage
    I am in the uk and got my prescription yesterday no problem at all, it was for a generic hydroxychloroquine made be I think TEVA or something like tha... [More]
  2. Discussion: Plaquenil Shortage
    I just start taking Hydroxychloroquine( Plaquenil) but I had to call dr because I got the worse headache for 1.5 week. Still waiting to hear from dr t... [More]
  3. 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]
  4. 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]
  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]