Yippee - managed to negotiate an urgent appointment for tomorrow!
I'm currently into a six-week spell of pain in my fingers, thumbs, toes and and even beginning to feel it creeping back into my knees. I can ...
Now diagnosed with SLE (systemic lupus) & mixed connective tissue disease
Last time I wrote a blog post back in March I was waiting for my 1st appointment at The Royal Free. At that time my main concern was my Rayna...
Does anyone have experience with Plaquenil and breastfeeding?
My son is just six weeks and i have not taken any of my meds since before he was born, now i am paying for it. I don't want to give up breast...
Why oh why did u stop taking plaquenil
Hey all, I'm totally kicking myself. I started taking azathioprine about a year ago along with steroids, plaquenil, pain killers etc and, apa...
the quest for pred and plaquenil..
well, been on the meds for 2 weeks and have noticed a mixed bag, feel better than before but not as good as when I started the pred. brain fo...
Thanks for good wishes for London.
I had a really good visit yesterday oh and the sun shone, glorious unlike our Yorkshire weather. I am no longer trying plaquenil as the prof ...
if my diagnosis & treatment for SLE took years to arrive, is the prior progression of my condition at all reversible?
because so many of us have been told by drs that we've had lupus for many years before diagnosis. I know my lupus must have been relatively m...
differant brands of hydroxychloroquine
I have been on Hydroxychloroquine for 6 years i have lupus sjrogens hughes syndrome and raynauds,Last year i was switched to quinoric but whe...
Does Plaquenil really help Hughes Syndrome or APS? (not lupus anticoagulant but high anticardialipin)
My new rheumatologist says I may be able to stop the Plaquenil because she isn't sure it actually will help my APS....
New here, questions about aches and pains
I'll make the background information short: I am a 30-something woman who started having leg pains in 2011. I was given NSAIDS and blown off ...
Why would something like lyrica be prescribed rather than plaquenil?
Seeing prof k this afternoon so will be having this discussion with him, but would like to get it straight in my head as to whether they're g...
Every day is a struggle with Hypothyroidism.
Since seeing all the information concerning Thyroid change and Thyroid international and Thyroid UK. I filled in my medical history on the Th...
Sjogren's Hydroxy and Glaucoma confused about the tests I have!
When I was diagnosed and given Plaquenil I had a baseline eye test, the hospital had an eye clinic since closed. Don't remember exactly what ...
London Bridge tomorrow.
I'm off to see Prof Hughes tomorrow. I am so lucky to be able to do this so easily....
Advice please - oral typhoid vaccine taken whilst on methotrexate!
I took the medication a week and half ago and basically my RA seems to have flared up since....
Plaquenil and Quinoric
50 year old male have been on Plaquenil since 1989 have noticed that since I started on Quinoric a few months ago I started having dizzy spel...
Numbness in hands
As some of the symptoms for lupus are similar to vasculitis, and given that both respond to steroid treatment, I'm wondering whether these tw...
does anybody else have this problem. I always have a painful different finger....
Prickly skin starting plaquenil??
I've been on plaquenil 3 days, prescribed by Prof K. Since starting it, I've had rally prickly skin, especially towards the end of the day....
Adverse reaction to Hydroxychloroquine
Got a diagnosis of SLE overlapping with MCTD 2 months ago. Was feeling loads better after an initial 25mg of Pred tapering to 5mg over about ...
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