Does plaquenil make you gain weight

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  1. MERITANT New Member

    Does plaquenil make you gain weight


    I was losing weight without trying before starting on the plaq - and seem to be gaining without changing much of anything - since then, other than increasing my activity. I also find that eating a lot of carbohydrates helps with the GI effects of the plaq and that can contribute to weight gain. Gonna have to bite the bullet and really get serious about dieting and see what happens. Almost any med that can cause weight loss can also cause weight gain.

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    Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil 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 I've gained about 30 lbs over the past year since I've been on Plaquenil but also on Prednisone. However, half of that weight I gained even before I was diagnosed or went on meds. My metabolism pretty much stopped about 6 months before diagnosis. Even now, with things going so well, nothing I do helps. Diet, exercise, etc. This drug definitely does not cause weight gain or bloat, thank goodness! Steroids are what are infamous for doing that. I've seen some people say it causes stomach/gi problems, but I personally have had no side effects at all. And like Veej said, it's one of the safest long term drugs for lupus. want to know good stuff about plaquenil.

    The only thing that I could figure was it was from the Plaquenil so I stopped taking it. I had not changed my eating habits or my exercise habits during those 2 yrs.

    Does plaquenil make you gain weight

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    Some side effects of hydroxychloroquine may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. My weight gain is from the steroids I'm certain and not the Plaquenil. Are you on anything else to treat your lupus other than the Plaquenil? If you're on steroids that can be whats causing you to gain weight. I can't offer any advice on losing the weight if you come off the Plaquenil. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine belongs to a group of medications known as anti-inflammatories and antimalarials. It is used alone or in combination with other anti-arthritic medications to treat rheumatoid arthritis. It helps to reduce pain, stiffness, and swelling in joints.

     
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    Chloroquine is the generic form of the brand-name prescription medicine Aralen, which is used to prevent and treat malaria — a mosquito-borne disease caused by a parasite — and to treat amebiasis, an infection of the intestines caused by a parasite. CDC - Malaria - Travelers - Choosing a Drug to Prevent Malaria Chloroquine Phosphate chloroquine phosphate dose. CHLOROQUINE PHOSPHATE INJECTION INTRAMED 200 mg/5 mL
     
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    Drug spotlight on hydroxychloroquine Lupus Foundation of. Hydroxychloroquine is generally prescribed at a daily dose of 6.5 milligrams or less per kilogram of body weight. Using this formula, the dosage for a 150-pound person would be 443 mg/day, as one kilogram equals 2.2 pounds. Because HCQ is formulated as a 200 mg tablet, many people taking it for lupus will take two pills per day.

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  10. moypereezd Moderator

    Arthritis Which would you pick and why? - Plaquenil or. Hi Everyone, I went to my Rheumatologist last week. She is giving me and my gastro. dr. a choice between Plaquenil and Methotrexate. One affects your eyes more and one affects your liver more. That is what my dr. said. So, what do yall know about the side effects of both and the benefits of both? I would appreciate any

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