Taking hydroxychloroquine

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    Taking hydroxychloroquine


    Plaquenil is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia.

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    Feb 19, 2020 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. Because it's a long-term treatment it's important to keep taking hydroxychloroquine unless you have severe side-effects even if it doesn't seem to be working at first. even when your symptoms improve to help keep the disease under control. Mar 17, 2019 Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. Stop taking this medicine 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.

    Plaquenil is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

    Taking hydroxychloroquine

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    Sep 13, 2019 Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention. Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking hydroxychloroquine Apr 10, 2019 Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Plaquenil is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. May 24, 2019 How is this medicine Hydroxychloroquine best taken? Take hydroxychloroquine with food or milk. Swallow whole. Do not chew, break, or crush. To gain the most benefit, do not miss doses. Keep taking hydroxychloroquine as you have been told by your doctor or other health care provider. Do not.

     
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    Plaquenil and dizziness DailyStrength Hi, I take Plaquenil and don't have side effects like you describe. Though I do take it with food as it can upset your digestion. I agree with the other "posters" the MRI is a good idea, and it's just to check if there is any Lupus activity.

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