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9 People found this comment helpful

A group of us took the chloroquine to prevent malaria while on a medical mission in Central America. Most admitted some stomach upset, many had much abdominal bloating & gas which seemed to be worse with each dose. Not enough to keep us from taking it, though. Better to have the protection from malaria.

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I lost most of my vision from this medication. At the time, their was no proper guidelines on visual testing or the progression of the disease. Over the years they have found the damage does continue. The use of the medication was not worth the loss of vision.

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Agnes | 19-24 | Female | On medication for less than 1 month | Patient
6/6/2021
Condition: Malaria
Overall rating 1.7
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Yes the medicine cures malaria but the dangerous side effect I've experienced is body itching, it can make one go mad like it disorganizes you, it itches you that can't sleep and you don't take shower until the effect subsides and it takes days to subside. Another side effect is tiredness, vomiting, abdominal pain, etc.

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Anonymous | 45-54 | Male | Caregiver
4/5/2020
Condition: Other
Overall rating 1.0
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You all messed up royally. This is Fish Tank Cleaner!!! Hydroxychloroquine is the proper medication.

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Bullseye | 45-54 | On medication for 5 to less than 10 years | Patient
9/9/2019
Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Overall rating 2.3
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I lost most of my vision from this medication. At the time, their was no proper guidelines on visual testing or the progression of the disease. Over the years they have found the damage does continue. The use of the medication was not worth the loss of vision.

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Anonymous | 55-64 | Male | On medication for 10 years or more | Patient
6/16/2013
Condition: Malaria
Overall rating 1.7
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No longer very effective. In Papua New Guinea.

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yogibear67 | 45-54 | Female | On medication for 1 to 6 months | Patient
11/12/2012
Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Overall rating 5.0
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after horrible side affects with cellcept/plaquin/methotrexate,this medication has eased sympto's and given me back energyand more mobility thaat has in turn given me back my outside activities!!!

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