At first it seemed like it helped now I feel the same as before I started taking the medicine other than the fact that none of my clothes fit and there is a lot more of me to carry around. Anyone know if I quit taking it if the weight will fall back off I started Hydroxychloroquine 2 weeks ago. One week in and I thought this may just work, except for the ‘extra itchiness’ I seemed to get every night. What tier is plaquenil Plaquenil and nodules Side effects of chloroquine in pregnancy What are the side effects of hydroxychloroquine and sulfasalazine in treating rheumatoid arthritis? ANSWER Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil and sulfasalazine Azulfidine are used for mild. Any success with plaquenil or sulfasalazine? Close. 3. Posted by 1 year ago. Archived. Any success with plaquenil or sulfasalazine? Hey everyone! Is anyone here with psoriatic arthritis just taking plaquenil or sulfasalazine or both together? I’m curious to know if these drugs can individually or mutually be enough to control inflammatory. Jolie – Taking the meds is preferable to Joint pain and damage. I started on sulfasalazine and plaquenil but both made me violently sick. Plaquenil was too mild and did not control the progression of my RA. I have been on Methotrexate for 7 years first 6 yrs was oral tablets and the last year has been injectable. I was prescribed this drug to ease my ra disease, I was taking 400mg per day which was to last for 3 months then reduced to 200mg. Right before I hit the two week mark, I woke up with my heart racing and continued feeling my heart flutter all day and I just felt week and tired. After msging Rheum, decided to stop taking meds to see how I feel and continue with the AIP to handle symptoms and try to work at ‘healing from inside out! Time will tell and I’m eager to see how much the AIP is helping once odd meds. Has anyone been treated on just sulfasalazine and plaquenil Sulfasalazine Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures., Any success with plaquenil or sulfasalazine. Plaquenil for lglHydroxychloroquine protects against virusesChloroquine diphosphate lysosome Plaquenil was one of the first treatments i had too - again i was told it needed to be used with other meds. I think i had it for a year and then moved onto more 'tough' stuff. I have just started taking it again as now have drug induced lupus and as yet can't say its working. How long did Plaquenil/Hydroxychloroquine take? DailyStrength. Member Discussions and Questions Advice Needed for Plaquenil Vs.. Compare Sulfasalazine vs Plaquenil -. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria. Kidney stones are a known side effect of Sulfasalazine. He has cut down to two 500mg a day but because he continues to have back spasms and chest pain he has been put on a week of Prednisone. The previous episode in 2017 was actually diagnosed as Anaemia of Chronic Disease and treated with Prednisone. He now has it again. Hey everyone! Is anyone here with psoriatic arthritis just taking plaquenil or sulfasalazine or both together? I’m curious to know if these drugs can individually or mutually be enough to control inflammatory symptoms.