Plaquenil and shortness of breath

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  1. Erazer Moderator

    Plaquenil and shortness of breath


    While these reviews might be helpful, they are not a substitute for the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgement of healthcare practitioners. Been on Plaquenil for 30 years for rheumatoid arthritis. I don’t know if I have side effect from this drug as they are intermittent...

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    Although I understand from your post that you had shortness of breath before starting your plaquenil regimen, it sounds as if upper respiratory problems are worse for you since you started taking it. I suggest you ask your doctor whether plaquenil might be related to the breathing difficulties you're having. I am so glad to hear someone else has this coughing problem with Plaquenil, however, I am sorry that you have to deal with it. I was taking Plaquenil and developed a cough, to the point of getting sick. I recently had a bad flare, so I spoke with my doctor and agreed to start it again, because he does not believe the cough was a result of it. Plaquenil is also used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. Plaquenil is available in generic form. What Are Side Effects of Plaquenil? Common side effects of Plaquenil include. nausea, vomiting, stomach pain or cramps, loss of appetite, weight loss, diarrhea, dizziness, spinning sensation, headache,

    My eye dr puts me through an hour battery of tests (4? Starting to wonder if I need to increase because my shoulders starting to loose range of motion and had bursitis a few weeks ago in one. Itching - weird times not consistent Eye watering - constant Headaches - hormonal, RA related Always had thin hair - never fell out No stomach issues ever Get eyes checked 1x a year.

    Plaquenil and shortness of breath

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    She experienced severe fatigue and morning stiffness of the hand joints, shortness of breath and chest pain, and had a history of seizures and stroke. Laboratory analysis confirmed she had lupus, and she started treatment with Plaquenil. Side effects may include dizziness or a spinning sensation, hair loss, headaches, and weight loss. While most side effects of hydroxychloroquine are mild, some are potentially serious and should be reported to your healthcare provider immediately, including easy bruising, hearing loss, or muscle weakness. The abdomen may feel hard or tight to the touch, and can cause discomfort and pain. Shortness of breath is difficulty breathing. It’s the feeling that you can’t catch your breath, and that you are not taking in enough air. It can cause feelings of faintness and panic if it continues for long periods.

     
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  9. lux0401 Moderator

    Plaquenil during pregnancy? lupus That’s great to hear! I hope my daughter can get an RX for it and it helps her as well! As for your potential pregnancy, as I said in my response to you, I believe Plaquenil is now considered to be safe during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

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