Does stopping hydroxychloroquine cold turkey

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    Does stopping hydroxychloroquine cold turkey


    Since I have not taken it my chest feels so much better which is odd because chest pain is not listed as a side effect. Also I noticed that the Plaquenil I think was making me feel different but not in a good way.

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    If your rheumatoid arthritis symptoms do not improve, or if they worsen, stop taking the drug and call your doctor. Once you and your doctor are sure the drug works for you, do not stop taking hydroxychloroquine without talking to your doctor. Symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis will return if you stop taking hydroxychloroquine. With the condition your in already by the sounds of it I wouldnt mess with it. why dont you just kinda fake it? the damage wouldnt be worth the cash. personally all I take is minocycline but if I was in your shoes I wouldnt stop if it provided a certain level of releif. and yes plaquenil does lose its affectiveness if you stop taking it. my moms cousin took it for years as it gave him the. If I skip plaquenil hydroxychloroquine for a few days then, and the vertigo stops would that be a sign it was from the med and not vestibular neuritis-? If plaquinil is the cause of muscle twitching/weakness if dr takes me off of it will muscle twitching stop? Why does plaquenil hydroxychloroquine cause thisis it serious

    Did you take yourself off Plaquenil, or did your doctor tell you to go off it? Plus I will be honest the whole eye site thing even though rare has always freaked me out. I went off of it to see if I can manage not being on it as my lupus isnt as severe as other cases but already I am feeling very fatigued and my legs feel heavy if that makes sense. I can discuss alternatives with my DR at my next appt but my DR feels as though the plaq is the best bet for my level of illness. If so are you just dealing with Lupus symptoms or did you take another med? I'm on Plaquenil, and after the first week's GI upset, I have had no problems with it.

    Does stopping hydroxychloroquine cold turkey

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  6. Can you stop Plaquenil cold turkey" answer - YES. My rheumy told me to take time out on it for a month once. I really don't know why because he only told me to do it the once and I've been on it for six years now He said to give the system a rest for a moth and siad in his experience the disease seemed to be less active in January - so to do.

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    Quitting substance use suddenly and abruptly, or "cold turkey," carries very significant risks if the drug you are discontinuing is alcohol, a benzodiazepine or an opiate. It is also not advisable if you have been using any drug in large amounts and/or for a long time, because what you have been using may contain one of the high-risk drugs. Cold turkey addresses an immediate need, that of getting over the physical compulsion to drink or use drugs, but it does nothing to identify and eliminate the deep reasons behind why that substance abuse took hold in the first place. Psychotherapy does, and that’s why cold turkey detox is not the best choice. Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. Stop taking hydroxychloroquine and call your doctor at once if you have trouble focusing, if you see light streaks or flashes in your vision, or if you notice any swelling or color changes in your eyes. Call your doctor at once if you have

     
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