Can hydroxychloroquine cause weight loss

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    Can hydroxychloroquine cause weight loss


    Part of that is due to less exercise, part due to having no appetite thus feeling like anything I can get down is ok. Well, now I've been exercising at almost my pre-Lupus rate (ran a marathon a year before), eating a more moderate diet (clean protein, vegs & fruits), and am no longer taking that weight & bloat causing Prednisone (off Pred almost 2 yrs now). My question: Do you feel like you've gained weight on Plaquenil (ie without Prednisone)?

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    Hydroxychloroquine SULFATE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity INFREQUENT side effects. If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression. Weight Loss; Full Drug Information. Can hydroxychloroquine cause hair loss? Many patients being treated for rheumatic conditions experience hair loss, and in some cases, hydroxychloroquine may be responsible for hair loss, as well. Hair loss and hair bleaching are both potential hydroxychloroquine side effects. Hydroxychloroquine oral tablet doesn’t cause drowsiness, but it can cause other side effects. More common side effects. The more common side effects that can occur with hydroxychloroquine include

    My Lupus has been really quiet for about 2 yrs, and I'm afraid to change anything. The Plaquenil drug side effects list weight loss, but some people have reported weight gain instead. My rheumy wants me to come down and then off my Plaquenil, but I've been resisting simply because I'm afraid to.

    Can hydroxychloroquine cause weight loss

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  5. Nov 09, 2018 Some antacids can make it harder for your body to absorb hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine can cause serious liver or heart problems, especially if you use certain medicines at the same time.

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    Hence, if the loss of appetite and weight loss started after you started on this drug, then yes, it could be due to Plaquenil. However, if you had loss of appetite and weight loss before your started this drug, then the drug can aggravate the process. In this case, the cause of loss f appetite and weight loss has to be found. Hydroxychloroquine received an overall rating of 7 out of 10 stars from 368 reviews. See what others have said about Hydroxychloroquine, including the effectiveness, ease of use and side effects. Aug 14, 2017 Plaquenil is the brand name of hydroxychloroquine, a drug used to prevent or treat malaria. Plaquenil can cause serious side effects when used in high doses for chronic diseases such as RA over the long term.

     
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    Plaquenil for fatigue and pain DailyStrength I have been on Plaquenil for years. It has not helped me with fatigue. Things like vitamins and exercise might assist with decreasing the fatigue level. I have been on 2 Dmards and a biologic for the longest time. I also take Tramadol for pain and now Indomethicin has been added to the mix to help with stiffness.

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    Methotrexate monotherapy and methotrexate combination therapy. Apr 21, 2016 Conclusions Triple therapy methotrexate plus sulfasalazine plus hydroxychloroquine and most regimens combining biologic DMARDs with methotrexate were effective in controlling disease activity, and all were generally well tolerated in both methotrexate naive and methotrexate exposed patients.

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