Plaquenil

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

Thrombocytopenia is a known side effect of Plaquenil
#85 in Plaquenil discussions - 67 posts discuss Thrombocytopenia with Plaquenil. Thrombocytopenia is #85 concern in Plaquenil discussions.
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the medication to wear off 3. Symptoms that Plaquenil was...
" ...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 time. Now I note that my situation may be... "

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raise my low platelets and white cell count. It didn't help...
" ...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 problems. Couldn't... "

to take plaqunil many years ago after being pumped full...
" ...to take plaqunil many years ago after ...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-... "

i have been on plaquinel for almost a year and predinsone...
" ...the rheumatologist when i 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 know if it makes a... "

globulin. I also take Plaquenil. I used to take Naperson...
" ...(lupus).I was just diagnosed with Fibro in June and ...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 t... "

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

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

was MUCH better from the Sjogrens after the plaquenil. It...
" ...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 no... "

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those symptoms. I mainly have low platelets, WBC, dry eyes,...
" ...I had nightmares and ...fatigue that some people have---Plaquenil seems to help those symptoms. I mainly have low platelets, WBC, dry eyes, and somewhat dry mouth, and Plaquenil didn't improve... "

platelets and I am not on Plaquenil. My rheumy thinks, that...
" ...low platelets and I am not on Plaquenil. My rheumy thinks, th... "

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