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Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
9/28/2014 7:21:41 PM

Reviewer: Deb, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was diagnosed with Lupus and started on Plaquenil about 5 weeks ago. I am only taking 300mg, but have found it pretty easy to tolerate. I am already starting to have a reduction in my symptoms. I have Serum Negative Lupus, but had many, many of the symptoms, including the Mylar Rash, fevers, swollen joints, mouth sores, etc.

Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
9/26/2014 5:11:36 PM

Reviewer: TJ19, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking Plaquenil and the generic Hydroxichloriqin (spelling?)for around two years now. And I have been in remission since. I've had little hick ups some high fevers where I went to the hospital twice but all in all it's been great. People need to remember doing natural things, eating right, taking your vitamins and excersise play a big role the pill won't fix everything be ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
8/27/2014 4:40:20 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
this medication broke me out in a severe rash..I hate it

Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
8/5/2014 11:22:11 AM

Reviewer: chinesegoat, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
7/31/2014 5:11:22 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Was so sick with vomiting and diarrhea. Ended up being hospitalized for 2 days. Horrible experience.

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