Do hydroxychloroquine cause weight gain

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  1. rootBSD Well-Known Member

    Do hydroxychloroquine cause weight gain


    With Lupus and immunosuppressants, I am staying home as much as possible, but there are a few times I'm going to have to go out. Since being diagnosed with Lupus and taking the normal meds, particularly Plaquenil and Prednisone (over about 6 years), I gained about 45 pounds.

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    Apr 03, 2008 Hi everyone. I know this seems shallow and there are more important things in life like getting healthy but I have a question for those who are taking or have taken Medrol and or Plaquenil. Has anyone experienced weight gain? I have been reading up on side effects and weight gain and swollen face. 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. Doctors give unbiased, trusted information on whether Plaquenil can cause or treat Weight Gain Dr. Valdez on hydroxychloroquine and weight gain Depression can cause weight gain and loss, but alopecia not a common sign of depression.

    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)? Part of that is due to less exercise, part due to having no appetite thus feeling like anything I can get down is ok.

    Do hydroxychloroquine cause weight gain

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    Sep 13, 2019 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 What to do Talk to your doctor about going on an antidepressant that’s known to cause the least amount of weight gain. Dr. Agarwal says bupropion brand name, Wellbutrin is a good option for. Oct 12, 2016 Which Drugs Cause Weight Gain, Loss in RA? by U. S. Medicine Oct 12, 2016 PHILADEPHIA—Unintentional weight loss often can help predict long-term outcomes in patients with rheumatoid arthritis RA.

     
  6. JO1 Well-Known Member

    A 45-year-old black female presented with no ocular or visual complaints. However, her medical history was significant for a recent diagnosis of lupus. ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H35.389 Toxic maculopathy, unspecified eye New Plaquenil Guidelines - Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Toxicity and Recommendations for Screening
     
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    Hydroxychloroquine is used to prevent or treat malaria infections caused by mosquito bites. Plaquenil oral Reviews and User Ratings Effectiveness, Ease. Could Plaquenil Treat COVID-19 Illness? How to Succeed in Plaquenil Screenings
     
  8. Fominius Well-Known Member

    Drugs That Can Interfere With Plaquenil Many different medications can react negatively with Plaquenil. This eMedTV page covers interactions with beta blockers, certain parasite medications, cyclosporine, digoxin, mefloquine, and phenothiazines, and explains how to avoid complications. Antibiotics Home Plaquenil Interactions Drugs That Can Interfere With Plaquenil. Drugs That.

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    Is the early Sjogrens test called "Sjo" legit? Unfortunately, there is currently no commercially available test to determine which pathway your disease follows and which medications might be effective. In terms of effective treatment; there are no FDA treatments available today that treat SS systematically. Off-label Plaquenil tends to help fatigue and aches more than dryness.

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