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Hydroxychloroquine

Hydroxychloroquine

Any positives to this drug? Just started last week. How long until you saw a difference? I feel more swollen and stiff since starting it is that normal should I stick with it?

A myRAteam Member said:

Plaquenil can help a lot! And it has fewer side effects than many drugs. Most RA drugs take a while to work. Be patient.

posted 11 days ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I didn’t find it to work as well as methotrexate on its own but found it to work well in conjunction with sulfasalazine and/or methotrexate. Biggest positive is minimal side effects.

posted 3 days ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I have been on plaquenil for years. Stick with it. It truly helps.

posted 4 days ago
A myRAteam Member said:

Been taking it for years with no problems. I do feel it helps.

posted 11 days ago
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