Although I take Enbrel, and MTX, neither one work as well as the Plaquenil and the fatigue and joint pain have returned full force. I had to get off of plaquenil as well b/c of toxicity and benign tumors behind my eyes. I'm just wondering if any of you here have had to stop taking Plaquenil and if so what you replaced it with? Not knowing what your dx is, I don't know what to tell you. I haven't found a replacement except that I started my cytoxan every month now. Plaquenil treatment sle Does plaquenil work for arthritis The natural remedies given here focus on lifestyle and dietary changes which can hopefully get your symptoms in check but they are not intended to totally replace medical advice. Diet. A healthy diet is a very important factor in controlling the symptoms of lupus as well as ensuring overall good health. Alternatives to thyroid surgery dermatomyositis life expectancy Polymyalgia Rheumatica Prednisone Are there any natural alternatives to Zoloft? What are the side effects of serequel? mixed connective tissue disease and life expectancy symptoms of predisone withdrawl prednisone steroids and lifting weights Uveitis - is there a natural solution. Sjogrens Syndrome treatment, vitamins, herbs and supplements, natural and alternative treatment June 17 2018 by Ray Sahelian, M. D. Sjogren's syndrome is an autoimmune disease that attacks the body's moisture-producing glands, leading to progressively worsening dry mouth, eyes, vagina and skin, as well as fatigue. I also seem to be having a lot of anxiety and I never had this before I stopped my Plaq Am I just losing my mind? All I can do is offer you my sympathy and suggest you talk to your rheumy or hope that others here have an answer for you. I found that some of my symtoms came back after I got off of plaquenil too but I never found something to really "replace it" unforntunately. Yes I do get some kind of strange migraines but without the pain??? (If anything) Since stopping it even the sun is now my worst enemy and I have had to get a pair of sun glasses.. Hi momto3, Wow, I hate to hear that you had to stop taking plaquenil. Since you're taking Enbrel and MTX, I suppose you have RA and I can't imagine having that and not being able to take plaquenil. I have suffered with migraines for thirty years and the only true relief I've ever gotten are from accupuncture and immitrex. I've had other problems as well but I don't think those would help you b/c they are more related to SLE. Natural alternatives to plaquenil Can Turmeric Be A Natural Alternative For Plaquenil? - Page 4, Alternatives to plaquenil Anti-Inflammatories discussions Therapies. Plaquenil palpitationsChloroquine retinal screeningPlaquenil is os jumction However, you can also consult your doctor about reducing your symptoms with the help of these natural remedies. Keep in mind that so far, scientific support for that claim that any form of alternative medicine can treat lupus is lacking. Natural Remedies for Treating Lupus. Sjogren's treatment, vitamins, herbs and supplements. Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Options Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center. Plaquenil is a drug used to treat Rheumatoid Arthritis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosis. It is a very good drug and gives many patients significant relief from their symptoms. Plaquenil related eye complications are not common. Plaquenil can produce pigment changes in the macula of the retina. Quercetin QU is a kind of natural flavonoids, with lipid-lowering, anti-inflammatory and other pharmacological activities, and minor toxic side effects. Thus, we assume that QU may be an adjuvant natural drug for treatment of RA. I'm still searching for that magic "all natural" replacement since I cannot tolerate plaquenil. The stomach, liver & eye complications are too great to bear. and that's at the lowest, lowest dose. Anyway, guess I need to get into some deeper research about exactly what this drug does, and.