Plaquenil low platelets

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    Plaquenil low platelets


    I have been found that I have seriously low platelet levels and was wondering if this drug plaquenil could have something to do with it. My mom used this drug for treating symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. I say "treated" because I never was placed on any medication and my treatment consisted of regular CBC's to count my platelets, which ranged from 28,000 three years ago to 125,000 in April.

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    Low white cells are a part of the autoimmune issue. This is something that I have dealt with for years. I have been on the Plaquenil a couple of years now and my immunologist told me that Plaquenil doesn't cause the same issues as the DMARDS or the methotrexates, imuran, etc. Bloodwork 6mo apart have been consistent, showing significantly low below wnl WBC neutropenia *and* RBC, borderline low platelets along with alk phos levels in the toilet, which may or may not mean anything, and protein levels particularly alpha-2 globulins. Note This document contains side effect information about hydroxychloroquine. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Plaquenil. For the Consumer. Applies to hydroxychloroquine oral tablet. Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil may cause some unwanted effects.

    I was fortunate to have to switch hemotologists in April because my new Hemo did some additional tests which suggested Lupus. I was dx with Lupus in May, after being "treated" for idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura for three and a half years.

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  7. Plaquenil - Effects on Blood Tests especially platelet count Greetings, everyone. So, a few weeks after my most recent appointment, I called my doctor back and she put me on Plaquenil, twice a day at 200mg per dose. I started this on Christmas Eve -- so, really just two days ago. Of course it takes months for me to start feeling the.

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    Im also on Plaquenil once a day now instead of 2 cause they can cause platelets to be low as well so they reduced that. Thanks so much and sorry so long Brandi. renalupie1 responded My mother had many many health issues. It may come to that since Ive been having symptoms of the low platelets for about a few months unknowingly, but the. Very Low Levels Of Granulocytes, A Type Of White Blood Cell; If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression. A Change In Vision; Acquired Chromatopsia, A Change In Color Vision. Summary. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is a drug that is classified as an anti-malarial drug. Plaquenil is prescribed for the treatment or prevention of malaria. It is also prescribed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and the side effects of lupus such as hair loss, joint pain, and more.

     
  8. JIu4HocTb Guest

    ive put on 45 lbs since starting this medication back in October it is January now so that’s 10lbs a month. Taking Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis Plaquenil Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions. Stopping plaquenil. DailyStrength
     
  9. Lovermate New Member

    Chloroquine MedlinePlus Drug Information Chloroquine phosphate is in a class of drugs called antimalarials and amebicides. It is used to prevent and treat malaria. It is also used to treat amebiasis. This medication is sometimes prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

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  10. MicrosoftTMM New Member

    Can I take Hydroxychloroquine and drink alcohol? Back when it was time for me to add a DMARD, alcohol was one of the factors in my choice of hydroxychloroquine instead of methotrexate. I enjoy beer almost as much as Coca-Cola! and I usually drink 2 pints per week sometimes more in the summertime.

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