I have noticed a difference in my anxiety and inflammation. I will say this : do your research on any other drugs you take that may interact with the CBD. I ordered mine from Lazarus naturals, make sure you use a good company that lists its heavy metal testing results. I don't take prednisone or anti-inflammatories. I get an organic CBD oil that is madw from the WHOLE plant not just the hemp. Chloroquine sulphate uses Stomach problems with plaquenil User Reviews for Plaquenil to treat Rheumatoid Arthritis. The following information is NOT intended to endorse any particular medication. While these reviews might be helpful, they are not a substitute for the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgement of healthcare practitioners. Back in April i started to take the Brand Plaquenil because I am allergic to Sulfa. I had read that it was better to take the Brand if you were allergic to Sulfa. And thank goodness, I have done well with it so far. I was started on a small dose, 1\2 tablet a day, but now the Rheumie wants me to take 400 mg a day. I have cutaneous lupus. Plaquenil pros and cons Sign in to follow this. Followers 0. Plaquenil pros and cons. Is it possible that it is the steroid that has so far made you feel better because I thought that plaquinil took about 6 weeks to kick in so if you have only been taking it for 4 weeks you may not have give it enought time to do anything. know I gotta. My last flare included Interstitial lung inflammation. Also, don’t be worried about eye involvement, as long as you get an eye exam every 6 months with an optometrist/ophthalmologist that is familiar with lupus/plaquinal, you should be fine. I use a QUELL (like a tens unit) elctro therapy for pain. None as far as i know i take plaquenil Lupus & Plaquenil/Pain -, Any difference with Brand Plaquenil or Generic - HealthBoards Chloroquine prevention malaria Jul 05, 2010 Hi Chris, welcome to this forum. Of course it is hard to say what the cause is of the increase of symptoms. But I remember I was also feeling a bit worse in the first weeks after I had started taking clarithromycin and hydroxychloroquine. Clarithromycin and hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil - LymeNet.. Plaquenil pros and cons - Sclero Forums MAIN - Sclero Forums. Coronavirus and Arthritis What You Need to Know.. Saturday was a week since I stopped taking Plaquenil, aka Hydroxychloroquine, per my doctor's instructions, and I think I am going through some form of withdrawal. I took the drug as a treatment for sarcoidosis and one of the side effects is a reduction in white blood cells, which is what has happened to me. Plaquenil BTW as far as getting cysts open/penetrable so the antibiotics can get in, the herb artemisin does the same thing just as well, so if that is the real purpose of taking it then you could opt for the herb. As far as painkiller/anti-inflammatory effects go, it's generally used as an anti-inflammatory for people who have severe joint pain from lyme. Re don't want to take plaquenil anymore I am under the care of an internist, he gave me a prescription for plaquenil, and he told me 3 times already that he wanted me going to a rhematologist and for some reason I don't get the referral or a call with an appt.