I have spent that last couple of years really going down hill. I just woke because my husband stopped by the house to see how I was doing and he woke me up. At least now there is a diagnosis and I will begin treatment starting tonight with the gabapentin. Gonna have to explain to my boss why I was not at the office this morning as expected. Plaquenil pulmonary hypertension Plaquenil and vitamins Main things for these drugs get your eyes checked regularly with plaquenil, and wear sunscreen etc with Azathioprine as it can make you suseptible to skin cancer. good luck! Reply 0 This action suppresses the normally overactive immune response in lupus patients which may explain one reason Plaquenil works so well for those suffering with lupus. Plaquenil is a slow-acting drug, meaning that it can take up to 6 months to experience the full benefits of this medication. Fibromyalgia symptoms are treatable, however. Many experts believe the best treatment is a multifaceted approach that combines medication with lifestyle changes and alternative treatments. You may need to work with your doctor, a physical therapist, and possibly others to tailor a treatment plan to your needs. I will go again in 30 days for a re-check and see how the medications are working. If so, can you tell me what things to watch out for? At least I will be able to sleep, but I will have to find a way to make sure that I am awake on time to get to work as scheduled. Plaq for (probable lupus) UCTD (diffuse unspecified connective tissue disease). Doc indicates that it can take up to 2-3 months for the plaquenil to aid in reflief for the Lupus. I guess the drive of 2 hours was worth it, as long as I start receiving some type of reflief. I am amazed as this is the first night that I have slept completely through in years. Gaba for neuropthic pain, fibro, pinched nerves, and pain management in general. Does fibromyalgia respond to plaquenil Relief and Resolution of Fibromyalgia Symptoms with Low Dose., Plaquenil What You Need to Know - Kaleidoscope Fighting Lupus Can you take plaquenil and ranitidine 150 mgPlaquenil cancerPlaquenil eye exam formHydroxychloroquine pediatric lupus I've had CFS since January 2003 with no positive response to many treatments so far. My rheumatologist just prescribed Plaquenil and has high hopes it will do me some good. I was told it's used to treat Malaria but now has off-label use in people with suspected immune deficiencies. My doctor. Experiences with Plaquenil? ProHealth Fibromyalgia, ME/CFS and Lyme.. Fibromyalgia Creating a Treatment Plan. Lupus & Medications Q&A - HSS Playbook. Oct 23, 2005 I take plaquenil for Lyme. Along with two anti-biotics. I am also more tired than I was before starting treatment. And my LLMD told me to have my eyes tested every 6 months. That was the first thing he told me to do when I left his office - set up an appointment. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine "It also took ten years to diagnose correctly. At first I took 2- 200 mgs of Plaquenil and it gave me an irregular heartbeat. Discontinued for a few weeks, then rheumy asked me to try again, one 200 mgm every other day. Oct 02, 2012 The term “fibro” was used to designate soft or fibrous tissue involvement and “myalgia” is Latin for “pain”. Fibromyalgia was originally thought to be a rheumatologic condition because – like a disease such as rheumatoid arthritis – it is characterized by musculoskeletal pain.