Can plaquenil cause joint pain

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  1. EVG1977 New Member

    Can plaquenil cause joint pain


    I didn't seem to have any problems whatsoever with it initially, other than very short term and mild cramping/diarrhea. But now I've been dealing with considerable muscle aching and pain/spasm in some new places - or at least places that haven't bothered me in quite awhile.

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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria. Lupus arthritis causes pain, stiffness, swelling, tenderness and warmth in your joints. The joints most often affected are the ones farthest from the middle of the body, such as fingers, wrists, elbows, knees, ankles and toes. Tell your doctor if you experience serious side effects of Plaquenil including. muscle weakness, twitching, uncontrolled movement, loss of balance or coordination, blurred vision, light sensitivity, seeing halos around lights,

    I felt the Plaquenil helped the fatigue, but it seems the pain is sabotaging that effect. My knees and legs hurt, back, hips, shoulders, fingers, and now my left heel - which has me limping half the time.

    Can plaquenil cause joint pain

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    Feeling that others can hear your thoughts; feeling, seeing, or hearing things that are not there; fever with or without chills; general feeling of tiredness or weakness; headache; inability to move the eyes; increased blinking or spasms of the eyelid; joint or muscle pain Anti-malarial medications have shown to improve muscle and joint pain, skin rashes, pericarditis, and other lupus symptoms such as fatigue and fever. Atabrine, specifically, can cause yellow pigmentation of skin. Sometimes Plaquenil can also deposit in the tissues of the body and cause the skin to take on a greenish tone. Dry skin. In Sjögren’s, Plaquenil is used to treat many symptoms of Sjögren’s including fatigue, joint symptoms of arthritis and arthralgias joint pain, dry mouth and dry eyes. Similar to its use in systemic lupus erythematosus, many clinicians feel that it is useful in reducing general Sjögren’s “disease activity.”

     
  7. HopeP Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Plaquenil & Gabapentin - Lupus and Fibromyalgia" Lupus. PATIENT FACT SHEET Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage.
     
  8. kelnik-studios XenForo Moderator

    Chloroquine is used to prevent or treat malaria caused by mosquito bites in countries where malaria is common. Pharmacology of Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine SpringerLink Hydroxychloroquine DermNet NZ Chloroquine MedlinePlus Drug Information
     
  9. Lanna Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage & Side Effects - Mar 17, 2019 Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus and to prevent and treat malaria. Includes hydroxychloroquine side effects, interactions and indications.

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  10. Lera23 New Member

    Hydroxychloroquine-related retinal toxicity Rheumatology. Risk factors for toxicity. Reported risk factors for toxicity include daily dose 400 mg, or 6.5 mg/kg ideal/lean body weight for short individuals; cumulative dose 1000 g; duration of use 5 years; renal or hepatic dysfunction; obesity; age 60 years; and pre-existing retinal disease or maculopathy 31.

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