Please review the following URL and make sure that it is spelled correctly. Please welcome our newest member, Angel Whisperer.316 Guest(s), 7 Registered Member(s) are currently online. Plaquenil for autoimmune hives Drug interaction chloroquine and ibuprofen Pressure on the central nerve in the wrist causes a condition called carpal tunnel syndrome. It is characterized by tingling, numbness, and pain in the fingers, which sometimes affects the entire hand. A number of medical conditions, including lupus, can cause carpal tunnel syndrome. It can reduce skin problems in lupus and prevent swelling/pain in arthritis, though it is not known exactly how the drug works. How to use Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine is usually taken with food. On plaquenil always made me feel very bad. hate it. before my diagnosis I was tired,aneamic,stiff etc since the plaquenil I jus flare all the time. it was so bad I just came off it for several months. got so ill they wanted me to go on chemo based drugs but I did not want that either. so reluctantly went back on the plaquenil. imo its made me worse. Applies to hydroxychloroquine: oral tablet Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine (the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil) may cause some unwanted effects. Please welcome our newest member, Angel Whisperer.318 Guest(s), 7 Registered Member(s) are currently online. Does plaquenil cause nerve pain Plaquenil Pain Relief - Relief Your Chronic & Shoulder Pain Right Now!, Plaquenil Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures. Ra and hydroxychloroquine And, as far as Plaquenil and eye problems, the Ophthamologists I've talked to including a Neuro Ophthalmologist say that while Plaquenil can cause serious damage to the optic nerve, it's very rare. Annual appointments with an ophthalmologist are important in order to catch any problems early. Plaquenil and muscle aches and pains?. When starting hydroxychloroquine do symptoms feel. - LUPUS UK. Will you have Neuralgia with Plaquenil - eHealthMe. Yes, it is a problem. Many things in medicine treat and cause illness. The issue was probably clouded all along until the other quinolones were shown to cause nerve damage. Before that doctors probably assumed that the nerve issues were due to the lupus in those patients. Plaquenil was never really a popular treatment. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is a drug that is classified as an anti-malarial drug. Plaquenil is prescribed for the treatment or prevention of malaria. It is also prescribed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and the side effects of lupus such as hair loss, joint pain, and more. Sorry for the delayed response; it took a while to find my old records. My muscle pain in legs; mostly thighs started suddenly about 1 1/2 years into my SFN journey. I also had elevated CK indicative of muscle damage, and EMG showed chronic nerve damage. I started on plaquenil 3 months after that, and I took it for 3 1/2 years.