Lose weight after plaquenil

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    Lose weight after plaquenil


    I am currently taking 200mg one time a day and my appetite has seriously decreased in the last two weeks. Just curious if anyone else had this as a side effect. Yes, Plaquenil causes both weight loss and loss of appetite. Hence, if the loss of appetite and weight loss started after you started on this drug, then yes, it could be due to Plaquenil. I was not losing weight or have a lack of appetite prior to Plaquenil so it must be the medicine. I personally had terrible nausea for almost 2 years when I was put on plaquinel, the nausea was the first symptom to leave....causing me to gain weight. I just find Im not as hungry as I was before, or that my appetite has changed.

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    The maximum dose of Plaquenil is 6.5 mg/kg of ideal body weight per day, regardless of whether a person is overweight, underweight, or normal weight. One kilogram kg equals 2.2 pounds. Women with lupus who are OVER their ideal body weight should go by these dosing rules 5’ 7” or higher - up to 400 mg Plaquenil daily The aforementioned rare side effect that affects vision hydroxychloroquine retinopathy, if caught early, may improve after discontinuation of Plaquenil. Since the side effect of vision loss is possible but rare, it is important for you to tell your doctor about any vision changes that you experience. Plaquenil and weight loss. Hollywood8687 02/27/2014. I recently went on Plaquenil a few months ago, and I have been noticing how much weight I've been losing. I feel like I am losing too much weight. I am a thin person, and I am sick very often. Last week, I lost three pounds, and the week before I lost two pounds.

    In this case, the cause of loss f appetite and weight loss has to be found. I was just curious if the medication was what caused my appetite to change or what. However, if you had loss of appetite and weight loss before your started this drug, then the drug can aggravate the process. At my last visit my Dr asked me if it had deminished my appetite so she is aware of it and the amount of weight I lost and is not concerned at this moment. I know diarhea is a common side affect of plaquinel. It wasn't that I was eating a lot, it was just that I was actually eating. I was on Prednisone for two months prior to Plaquenil and gained 18 lbs, so I needed to lose the weight anyway.

    Lose weight after plaquenil

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