Plaquenil helps joint pain

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  1. Homo Guest

    Plaquenil helps joint pain


    My rheumatologist is running tests but thinks I have a mixed connective tissue disease. I noticed plaquenil helping with my fatigue more so than anything else. I just want some relief from the knee, shoulder and wrist pain. It does help my joint pain but I need extra help from other meds too It can take up to 6 months to get in your system and fully work, each person is different.

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    Find user ratings and reviews for Plaquenil oral on WebMD including side effects and drug interactions, medication effectiveness, ease of use and satisfaction Joint pain in SS patients is generally milder than true RA patients. My sed rate and other tests for RA were normal, but I'm off the charts for SS-A and SS-B. It's different for everyone it seems. For me plaquenil seems to have worked. I had a lot of cortisone shots before plaquenil and I didn't tolerate long term prednisone very well. Talk to your doctor about this, but my guess is that the Plaquenil is not doing anything to cause the pain, but rather that it is not doing enough to prevent it. It sounds like your RA has probably gotten a bit out of control, relative, to your current treatment, and Plaquenil is not a particularly potent drug when it comes to managing joint pain.

    If it does not help the joint pain be sure to talk to your doctor, there are other meds they can give you to help. From what I understand, it is "the first line of defense" and definitely worth a try! I pray it doesn't take that long for you to get some relief. Plaquenil was great for the pain and swelling but did almost nothing for the fatigue. Of all the meds, Plaquenil was the best for me and helped the most, but some people don't tolerate it.

    Plaquenil helps joint pain

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  5. Plaquenil is prescribed as a disease-modifier, in other words, to decrease pain, decrease swelling, and prevent joint damage and disability. It is not known how Plaquenil works but researchers believe that Plaquenil interferes with communication between cells within the immune system.   Ultimately, it is thought to block proinflammatory pathways.

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    Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine "been taking Plaquenil for RA for around 6 months then about 3 weeks ago started having muscular pain, not as bad as the joint pain I used to have but enough to be concerned. muscle weakness, painful, as if I worked out for 2 hours praying it is a dosage problem" According to the American College of Rheumatology, hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, is a “disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD,” meaning that it helps reduce the pain and swelling that come with arthritis. It can also reduce the incidence of joint damage, thus lessening the risk of developing a long-term disability from. I've been on plaquenil for 6 months now and I still have significant joint pain! I can't say that the drug has helped at all, but it is difficult to compare todays pain with that of 6 months ago.

     
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