Sudden withdrawal of hydroxychloroquine

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  1. lakers_270 New Member

    Sudden withdrawal of hydroxychloroquine


    Please review the following URL and make sure that it is spelled correctly. I have been on the plaquenil 200 mgm for about 4 months now.

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    I just quit the plaquenil to give my liver a rest at that time. Plaquenil isn a antiparasitic drug with anti-inflammatory affect. I did stop it for 2 weeks early in the treatment due to having to take a coupld other drugs that seemed to give me side effects.

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    Saturday was a week since I stopped taking Plaquenil, aka Hydroxychloroquine, per my doctor's instructions, and I think I am going through some form of withdrawal. I took the drug as a treatment for sarcoidosis and one of the side effects is a reduction in white blood cells, which is what has happened to me. I'm on Plaquenil for leukocytoclastic vasculitis among other autoimmune problems. Is this why Plaquenil is thought to be effective in treating this? I keep hearing about the vascular problems with the virus and autoimmune drug intervention, but I'm confused about the intent behind the medicine. The withdrawal timeline can be different for every user. Symptoms usually last from a few days to a few weeks. When you stop taking Wellbutrin, 99% of the drug is eliminated after about 4 and a half days. Withdrawal symptoms usually start when 90% of the drug has left your body. 3

     
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