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Hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial drug, sold under the trade names Plaquenil,Axemal(In India), 'Dolquine''...
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Does Plaquenil cause Thrombocytopenia ?

Thrombocytopenia is a known side effect of Plaquenil
#87 in Plaquenil discussions - 68 posts discuss Thrombocytopenia with Plaquenil. Thrombocytopenia is #87 concern in Plaquenil discussions.
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sjogrensworld.org
medication to wear off3. Symptoms that Plaquenil was help...
" ...weeks right after I stopped taking Plaquenil. 2. It took about three months for the medication to wear off 3. Symptoms that Plaquenil was helping with, such as dryness and fatigue, crept back in over... "

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raise my low platelets and white cell count. It didn't help...
" I took Plaquenil for 2 years, hoping it would help raise my low platelets and white cell count. It didn't help. I quit because it made me have so many food sensitivities and gastrointestinal... "

to take plaqunil many years ago after being pumped full...
" used to take plaqunil many years ago after being ...steriods, just seems weird going from having low platelets to blood that is too ...now. hopefully once i,m started on the aspirin substitute the head-aches... "

i have been on plaquinel for almost a year and predinsone...
" ...go and i have been on plaquinel for almost a year and predinsone for almost two years and my platelet count is low so i do not... "

lobulin. I also take Plaquenil. I used to take Naperson (...
" ...SLE (lupus).I was just diagnosed with Fibro in June and I ...take a high amount of Prednisone because I have low platelets and have been in the ...gamma globulin. I also take Plaquenil. I used to take... "

not sure if platelet malfunction means low platelets?...
" ...Venny... I believe you had platelet issues prior to plaquenil not sure if platelet malfunction means low platelets? .....if antimalarials can make that ...on anything that aggravates your bleeding and... "

f SLE and prescribed plaquenil. Now another 9 years later, o...
" ...back in 1989. I had immune mediated thrombocytopenia which came out of nowhere. ...dx of SLE and prescribed plaquenil. Now another 9 years later, ...that) and Sjogren's (already on plaquenil for that). The... "

as MUCH better from the Sjogrens after the plaquenil. It t...
" ...began her symptoms with very low platelets. That's how we found out. But she also has systemic JRA, that came about 10 months later. She was MUCH better from the Sjogrens after the plaquenil. It took... "

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also have thrombocytopenia which also causes bruising....
" ...course prior to her being 16 and on Aspirin and Plaquenil. I am adding this in ...course some patients also have thrombocytopenia which also causes bruising. My... "

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those symptoms. I mainly have low platelets, WBC, dry eyes,...
" ...diet. And also I had nightmares and disturbed sleep. So ...pain or fatigue that some people have---Plaquenil seems to help those symptoms. I mainly have low platelets, WBC, dry eyes, and somewhat dry... "

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