Hey!hope everyone is keeping good?i have another question ????still pretty new to lupus (well 16yrs)but six months officially,and after trying to fix it my way which obviously is not doing me any favours as of yet ,i think holistsic lifestyle takes a long time to gain the benefits ?so.....i have bit the bullet and started on plaquenil!im scared...;( really dont like medication ,my mum took a cocktail of meds to curb M.S and died very young at 56yrs so i reckon my anxiety stems from there?for me.... it didnt save her at all?????set aside my worries,i really dont feel great on them ,its early days but i feel even more toxic than from the lupus ,around an hr or two after taking it my vision goes weird ,not for long though ,and i get a weird headache,it also seems to be aggrivating my neurological symptoms ,in bed at night my legs seem to jump around on there own ?very unsettled feeling ,sweats etc ,also ive sufferd terrible problems with my lymph glands this year and since taking this they have become even more tender ,is this a coincidence???or is it just to much for my body to deal with ,how can plaquenil protect our organs from damage when it puts pressure on them to filter out a toxic medication?i just dont understand ?im sorry if this is heavy however when i ask doctor or consultant they are very breif and say....just give it a go???i dont want any risk of eye damage ,i dont want to put stress on my kidneys or liver by taking medication,however im desperate to feel better and for me to take medication just confirms that this is real ,any positive feeback would be so helpfull and im sure there is many folk out there who understand where i coming from???thanks for listening guys ,brave;))))
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