Does hydroxychloroquine cause weight loss

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  1. WeilManlich New Member

    Does hydroxychloroquine cause weight loss


    At first it seemed like it helped now I feel the same as before I started taking the medicine other than the fact that none of my clothes fit and there is a lot more of me to carry around. Anyone know if I quit taking it if the weight will fall back off I started Hydroxychloroquine 2 weeks ago. One week in and I thought this may just work, except for the ‘extra itchiness’ I seemed to get every night.

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    Hydroxychloroquine 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. Feb 19, 2020 loss of balance or coordination, blurred vision, light sensitivity, seeing halos around lights, pale skin, easy bruising or; bleeding, confusion, unusual thoughts or behavior, or; seizures convulsions. Dosage for Plaquenil. The adult dose of Plaquenil to suppress malaria is 400 mg on the same day each week. Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil 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

    I was prescribed this drug to ease my ra disease, I was taking 400mg per day which was to last for 3 months then reduced to 200mg. Right before I hit the two week mark, I woke up with my heart racing and continued feeling my heart flutter all day and I just felt week and tired. After msging Rheum, decided to stop taking meds to see how I feel and continue with the AIP to handle symptoms and try to work at ‘healing from inside out! Time will tell and I’m eager to see how much the AIP is helping once odd meds.

    Does hydroxychloroquine cause weight loss

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  3. Summary Weight loss is found among people who take Hydroxychloroquine sulfate, especially for people who are female, 2-9 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Enbrel, and have Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

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    If you experience stomach upset while taking generic hydroxychloroquine, ask your doctor about trying name-brand Plaquenil instead. While these medications contain the same active ingredient, the preparation of generic hydroxychloroquine can sometimes cause stomach irritation that usually does not occur with the brand name Plaquenil. How good is Hydroxychloroquine, and any side effects. Extensive muscle wasting which eventually resulted in a weight loss of about 40% and three near death. Now after dropping the second 200mg again an increase in pain which I am managing and tiredness and even greater weight loss. I had at the start of treatment put on weight but had put it down to inactivity but now believe Hydroxychloroquine had actually made me gain weight.

     
  4. Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Can Plaquenil cause Muscle Weakness? - Treato Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Side Effects & Dosage for Malaria Plaquenil weakness - Road Back Foundation
     
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    This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with this medicine (azathioprine tablets). Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Side Effects & Dosage for Malaria Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis with Methotrexate Alone. SARCOIDOSIS TREATMENT GUIDELINES
     
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    Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses Feb 19, 2020 Our Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication. This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

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