Hydroxychloroquine and weight gain

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  1. NaFigator User

    Hydroxychloroquine and weight gain


    I know that the medication is known to cause weight loss and decreased appetite, but I've found that since starting treatment I've gained weight and nothing seems to budge it. Unfortunately, a LOT of the meds we're prescribed come with weight gain as a side effect (just ONCE I wish the side effects would be "become irresistible" but I've yet to hear about that drug trial)Usually it's an issue of one or two things (sometimes both). I've noticed on some forums folks have experienced this. If so, have you spoken with your rheum, changed your dosage, or found other ways to combat this side effect? Some of these drugs increase your appetite and cravings, some of them increase your water retention.

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    Feb 19, 2020 Dosage for Plaquenil. The adult dose of Plaquenil to suppress malaria is 400 mg on the same day each week. The pediatric weekly suppressive dosage is 5 mg/kg of body weight. The adult dose of Plaquenil to treat an acute attack of malaria is an initial dose of 800 mg followed by 400 mg in six to eight hours and 400 mg for two more days. I am scared to death of weight gain and hair falling out. I have a tendency towards those things being that I have hypothryoidism and fine thinnish hair anyway. I know it's superficial things but it is still very bothersome for me. and could even add depression to my list of symptoms. want to know good stuff about plaquenil. Read Dr Wallace. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is used to treat malaria, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis. Some people claim that calories have nothing to do with weight gain or loss. Here are 7 graphs that.

    This will stop your body from obsessively retaining water and making you feel and look puffy all over. In the case of the latter, it helps to GREATLY reduce your sodium intake and increase your water intake.

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    Applies to hydroxychloroquine oral tablet. 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 To check all the drugs that have ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate and Weight increased Weight increased and drugs with ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate 1,519 reports How severe was Weight increased and when was it recovered Weight increased in Plaquenil Weight increased is found among people who take Hydroxychloroquine sulfate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Enbrel, and have High blood pressure

     
  8. arkor Moderator

    Plaquenil, hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), is an anti-malarial medication that has been proven to be useful in the treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and other inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Toxicity and. Plaquenil therapy and eye exams. - Eye Care - MedHelp PATIENT FACT SHEET Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil
     
  9. TheJam Well-Known Member

    What can Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil do to my eyes? Other risk factors for Hydroxychloroquine retinal toxicity include kidney or liver disease and obesity. Obesity is a risk factor because the drug does not penetrate fat tissue so there is more of the drug in your lean body mass including your retina and its supporting cells called the retinal pigment epithelium.

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  10. zero132 Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine prescription trends and predictors for. Background. Hydroxychloroquine HCQ is commonly prescribed in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus SLE and remains a cornerstone of lupus care today 1, 2, and it is also often used in the management of rheumatoid arthritis RA and other rheumatic conditions.

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