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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine Oral.

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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
2/18/2009 11:38:39 AM

Reviewer: Hop, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have negative serum RA. It took 6 mos. to work completely. Pain level 0-.5, some thinning of hair, eyes seem to be ok at this point. I am finally back to the old me. Probably because I am sleeping again & most of the time pain free! The rest remains to be seen

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
1/31/2009 8:51:16 AM

Reviewer: Laura, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I'm 29 have been on this med for a few months it has been working great, But I just found out I'm pregnant and very concered about staying on this drug! any advice?

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
1/22/2009 10:30:25 AM

Reviewer: John F., 35-44 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was diagnosed with Mixed Connective Tissue Disorder (MCTD), which includes, at any given time, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, and sjogrens disease. I have been on Plaquenal/Hydroxychloroquine for more than 7 years, and it has enabled me to live a very normal life. I wouldn't say I am 100% pain free, but certainly 80%. I have my eyes checked regularly, due to the side effects, and have n ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
12/17/2008 9:47:48 PM

Reviewer: Carol, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Extreme allergic reaction. Rash all over with large hives. Taken medrol pack and Benadryl for a week and it has not helped at all. Under a Drs care for it. Had only been on it for 3 weeks when rash appeared and stopped drug immediately

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
12/3/2008 1:43:12 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on this medication for about 3 yrs and just recently realized that my progressive thinning of my hair is probably due to this medication (I learned from looking at my hair through old photos recently). I am only 25. Can anyone tell me if the hair growth goes back to normal after stopping the medication? Please email: aokech@northlandcounseling.org Other than the hair loss, it worked we ... Show Full Comment

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