I have spent that last couple of years really going down hill. I just woke because my husband stopped by the house to see how I was doing and he woke me up. At least now there is a diagnosis and I will begin treatment starting tonight with the gabapentin. Gonna have to explain to my boss why I was not at the office this morning as expected. Toxic dose of chloroquine Plaquenil 200mg tablets hydroxychloroquine sulphate The incidence of new-onset or flaring psoriasis associated with Plaquenil varies from 0-100% depending on which case series report you read! Allergic and psoriasis-like rashes tend to develop within the first few weeks or months of starting Plaquenil. If Plaquenil helps a serious chronic disease such as lupus, it may be taken for years. Oct 23, 2005 I take plaquenil for Lyme. Along with two anti-biotics. I am also more tired than I was before starting treatment. And my LLMD told me to have my eyes tested every 6 months. That was the first thing he told me to do when I left his office - set up an appointment. The ANA titers mentioned are significant for systemic lupus erythematosus SLE. Plaquenil is indicated for therapy in patients who have not responded satisfactorily to drugs with less potential for serious side effects. So, discuss this with your doctor, he may prescribe alternate medications for SLE. Hope this helped and do keep us posted. I will go again in 30 days for a re-check and see how the medications are working. If so, can you tell me what things to watch out for? At least I will be able to sleep, but I will have to find a way to make sure that I am awake on time to get to work as scheduled. Plaq for (probable lupus) UCTD (diffuse unspecified connective tissue disease). Doc indicates that it can take up to 2-3 months for the plaquenil to aid in reflief for the Lupus. I guess the drive of 2 hours was worth it, as long as I start receiving some type of reflief. I am amazed as this is the first night that I have slept completely through in years. Gaba for neuropthic pain, fibro, pinched nerves, and pain management in general. Does fibromyalgia respond to plaquenil Plaquenil and Fibromyalgia -, Plaquenil for CFS. ProHealth Fibromyalgia, ME/CFS and. Plaquenil toxicity oct findingsChloroquine-induced em Sep 21, 2013 Fibromyalgia syndrome FMS is a common chronic musculoskeletal pain disorder of unknown etiology and characterized by generalized body pain, hyperalgesia, and other functional and emotional comorbidities. Despite extensive research, no treatment modality is effective for all FMS patients. Management of Fibromyalgia Syndrome Review of Evidence. Stop Plaquenil - Fibromyalgia - MedHelp. Relief and Resolution of Fibromyalgia Symptoms with Low Dose.. Main things for these drugs get your eyes checked regularly with plaquenil, and wear sunscreen etc with Azathioprine as it can make you suseptible to skin cancer. good luck! Reply 0 Jul 15, 2006 Plaquenil is a drug that works for Ra and for Lupus. I've been on it for 61/2 years and it has worked very well for me without side affects. I get 6 month eye exams. Oct 02, 2012 The term “fibro” was used to designate soft or fibrous tissue involvement and “myalgia” is Latin for “pain”. Fibromyalgia was originally thought to be a rheumatologic condition because – like a disease such as rheumatoid arthritis – it is characterized by musculoskeletal pain.