At first it seemed like it helped now I feel the same as before I started taking the medicine other than the fact that none of my clothes fit and there is a lot more of me to carry around. Anyone know if I quit taking it if the weight will fall back off I started Hydroxychloroquine 2 weeks ago. One week in and I thought this may just work, except for the ‘extra itchiness’ I seemed to get every night. Cellcept and plaquenil Plaquenil 200mg turkey Osteoarthritis medications plaquenil Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine has been shown to improve physical function in up to 80% of patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is commonly used for lupus in children because of less side effects compared to other medications. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine helps minimize joint damage. Has anyone had luck with sulfasalazine after a few months of use? Wondering if I should explore other meds. Have you tried plaquenil yet? That's usually another first line option before MTX and biologics. My husband has been having one hell of a time because this last flare up has lasted a good 2 weeks of every move cause excruciating. Plaquenil has been a life-saving drug for me, quite literally. I was a mess in 2004-2005 and then a dr put me on Plaquenil, and in 3 weeks most of my symptoms had disappeared. Within 2 months they were all completely gone, though my bloodwork continued to show very high levels of autoimmune stuff. I was prescribed this drug to ease my ra disease, I was taking 400mg per day which was to last for 3 months then reduced to 200mg. Right before I hit the two week mark, I woke up with my heart racing and continued feeling my heart flutter all day and I just felt week and tired. After msging Rheum, decided to stop taking meds to see how I feel and continue with the AIP to handle symptoms and try to work at ‘healing from inside out! Time will tell and I’m eager to see how much the AIP is helping once odd meds. Has anyone been treated on just sulfasalazine and plaquenil Sulfa & Plaquenil allergies related? DailyStrength, Has anyone had luck with sulfasalazine after a few months. Plaquenil manufacturer meloxicam Many anti-inflammatory medications used for rheumatoid arthritis have been applied to inflammatory bowel disease IBD therapy. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil® has received little attention in Crohn’s disease CD. 1 This anti-malarial agent is an older disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug and is used by rheumatologists for patients who try and fail or fear trying immunomodulator and biologic therapy. Hydroxychloroquine for Crohns Disease and Ulcerative Colitis.. Hydroxychloroquine Reviews Everyday Health. Sulfasalazine and Plaquenil drug interactions - eHealthMe. Jennm45 and Aleva. I have been on a Plaquenil/Sulfasalazine mix for the past two years with no side effects at all and my RA is now in clinical remission. Also took Prednisone for 1 year in combo with the other two drugs and that helped immensely. Effect of disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs DMARDs on bone structure and strength in psoriatic arthritis PsA patients. Despite longer disease duration, bDMARD-treated PsA patients benefit from higher bone mass and better bone strength than PsA patients receiving methotrexate or no DMARDs. PubMed, Arthritis Res Ther, 2019 Jul 3;211162. In fact, I hadn't felt that good in years. My Rheumy, however, prescribed Plaquenil and Sulfasalazine and told me decrease the prednisone. After a week on those meds I felt worse than I've ever felt! Doc said to discontinue the Plaquenil because he thinks that that is the one that has the most side effects. It's been 3 days and I still feel awful!