I saw a GP about it (not my usual one) and they strongly suspect it is being caused by MTX but I have just spoken to the Rheumy nurse who thinks Hydroxy is the more likely suspect or it may be an autoimmune response so now I have to withhold all rheumy meds. It seems to improve when I am on steroids but only at higher doses. Thanks, Tamara I am on all sorts of meds including MTX and Hydroxy. Plaquenil american college of rheumatology Is hydroxychloroquine safe during pregnancy Side effects of taking hydroxychloroquine I've been on Plaquenil for 6 weeks. I developed a red, raised, welt rash that looked like zebra stripes after being in the sun for 10 minutes. It went away within 30 minutes but then my joints all flared up the next few days. Check with your doctor! Find information about common, infrequent and rare side effects of Plaquenil Oral. Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. It's used to treat and prevent malaria infection, and to reduce symptoms and progression of autoimmune diseases such as. I can't face the GP again, as I am sure I am one of the "heart-sink" patients! I have recently developed an itchy rash which only affects my cheeks and eyebrows and haven't a clue what's causing it, so I hope you get some helpful replies that might help me too! Plaquenil red spots Hydroxychloroquine - Wikipedia, Common and Rare Side Effects for Plaquenil Oral Saltwater fish chloroquine compatible with acrifulvineCan i take tramadol with plaquenilChloroquine method of action Aug 26, 2013 I'm 27 w/autoimmune something- they have me on plaquenil hydroxychloroquine I also get red hot itchy hands/feet, said possible vasculitis? No rash can I die from this; I had a skin rash from plaquenil hydroxychloroquine. I was put on a 21 day taper of prednisone. How long before the prednisone increases my odds of catching viruses? Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine 200mg is it causing itchy skin.. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage.. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Side Effects & Dosage for.. Feb 19, 2020 SIDE EFFECTS. The following adverse reactions have been identified during post-approval use of PLAQUENIL or other 4-aminoqunoline compounds. Because these reactions are reported voluntarily from a population of uncertain size, it is not always possible to reliably estimate their frequency or establish a causal relationship to drug exposure. I had to stop plaquenil because of an itchy rash. It didn't bother me until I raised the dose above 200mg a day then it went wild. Besides the red rash I had all over I also had itchy bumps on the palms of my hands that seemed to be deep under the skin. Dec 25, 2011 She is wonderful. She mentioned that Plaquenil can cause brown blotchy spots on skin. I've been on Plaquenil 4 months and I have noticed some brown spots on my face. I had no idea what they were and was going to see a Dermatologist. I still might. I have very fair skin, so these spots are difficult to hide. Has anyone else had this problem?