I currently take 6 tablets a week and I started taking them in February this year . Has anyone been through the same as me, and find that the meds simply haven't worked so you have to simply start again. I have called my nurse specialist but she hasn't got back yet. Hang in there- it's very early days x I'm afraid Jacki08 is right it's early days and these meds take time. I am still in a lot of pain I have immense fatigue and feel miserable. I started MTX in September along with naproxen and gradually built up to 8 tablets (20mg) a week by the end of December. Arava and plaquenil together Hydroxychloroquine 200 mg tab price Can plaquenil cause gingivitis in humans Plaquenil dry throat and nsoe Hydroxychloroquine can prevent only P. falciparum infections it does not work to prevent the other types and is only effective for prevention in certain areas of the world. Hydroxychloroquine can be used to treat all four types, although it may need to be combined with another malaria medication in order to be effective. Hiya, sorry to hear you are not feeling any benefit from yr meds yet, but im sure others will tell you its still early days yet as you only started them in february, its needs a lil bit more time to build up and get working yet.x Aug 26, 2016 Kim3 August 26, 2016, am #1 I’ve been on all of the above and yet nothing seems to work without miserable side effects. The Benlysta made me vomit, the steroids, well, we all know how bad they are, and I’ve been on plaquenil seemingly forever. Things have been in their stride since mid February and now it's looking good regarding fatigue, swelling and pain (though I only ever had a little pain compared to what others have described). I started taking mthx in October last year and expected results quite quickly. Hydroxychloroquine not working what next What to Do If Your Overactive Bladder Medication Isn’t Working, Methotrexate not working so what next? Hi everyone as. - NRAS Hydroxychloroquine 200 mg couponsWhat is hydroxychloroquine is forAralen costHydroxychloroquine sudden neck stiff neck painPhototherapy and hydroxychloroquine combination Hi ya, I remember the frustration at the beginning, they started me on 8 tablets, didn't do much for 4 months so upped me to 10, after another 3-4 months it did start to help watch out for mouth ulcers, mine were horrendous, needed 6 x folic acid tablets a week to keep them at bay. Methotrexate not working so what next? Hi everyone as.. Benlysta, prednisone, plaquenil. Now what? - General.. Switching Medications Without Waiting too Long RA. I have also tried hydroxychloroquine and sulfazalazine both of which caused tinnitus so had to come off them. My consultant has now put my methotrexate up to 25mg to see if my symptoms improve. I'm trying to stay positive but if this doesn't work what other treatment is there. it is so annoying as the combination of methotrexate and. Re Plaquenil not working anymore Lizzy, I took 400mg 200 twice a day for 16-18 months forget exact duration, then was reduced to 200 mg daily. But right from the start, I also needed NSAID's for pain. Quinacrine Atabrine is another alternative, but it is prescribed less often because it can sometimes cause a yellow discoloration of the skin. It is sometimes given in addition to hydroxychloroquine if the patient does not respond to Plaquenil alone.