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Benefits of hydroxychloroquine

Premium Questions

Dr. Kakkar S. MD

Hi doctor...this is in continuation to our earlier discussion of LPP disease. You have recommended to use Hydroxycloroquin under doctor's supervision to to stop spread of this skin pigmentation. My question is: is it safe... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kakkar S. ( Dermatologist)
Dr. N. K. Misra MD

I have been onHydroxychoroquine Sulfatee and read that it will affect my eyes. I have a problem with light sensitivity. It says that it can hurt the retina and cornea . How can I know for sure? The Dr has never said... View answer

Answered by : Dr. N. K. Misra ( Ophthalmologist)
Dr. Divya Agarwal MD

I am taking these medications for Lyme and RA: Simponi50ml, Hydroxychloroquine 200 mg,SMZ/TmP DS Tab 800-160, Azithromycin 250mg, Cefuroxime 500mg,Doxycycl Hyc 100mg, Armour 15mg. May I add Acimethin ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Divya Agarwal ( Rheumatologist)
Dr. Praveen Tayal MD

My 86 year old father has been diagnosed with Lupus and is being treated with hydroxychloroquine ... many years. Do you have any concerns with the hydroxychloroquine for a patient this old ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen Tayal ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Shruti Rijhwani MD

Today I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis , and one of the prescriptions was hydroxychloroquine , I was told to see and opthomolgist for this drug can have significant negative effects ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shruti Rijhwani ( Rheumatologist)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr.    Mohammed Taher Ali MD

I have been on hydroxychloroquine for several months now and have noticed my hair is thinning. This concerns me greatly. If I stop this med will my hair return to its thickness? My dosage was one 200mg bid ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mohammed Taher Ali ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Shinas Hussain MD

I am taking hydroxychloroquine. One of the side effects as noted is loss of hearing. How often does that occur and how do I know for sure that s it. Normal hearing loss is approximately 5% in older folks. I ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shinas Hussain ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Ejaz Ahmad MD

A friend has been tested positive for lupus in her blood and a skin rash. A doctor recommended that she take hydroxychloroquine (200mg/twice daily), but she fears the side effects, and has not taken ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ejaz Ahmad ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Shinas Hussain MD

My Medicare advantage, healthcare insurance part D, has priced Hydroxychloroquine 200 so high I can no longer afford it. Do you know another med that might work? I have Sjögren s Syndrome & Connective Tissue ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shinas Hussain ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma MD

I have been prescribed to take hydroxychloroquine 200 tab twice a day fro RA. I am nervous about taking it because of the talk about disturbing one s vision. I only have one eye and am not too crazy ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Raju A.T MD

Hydroxychloroquine is a common lupus medication that reduces joint pain and helps prevent lupus flare-ups.

Dr.   Tushar Kanti Biswas MD

Hi, Hypertrophic type of lichen planus can be treated successfully by the local (intralesional ) injection of glucocorticoids like prednisolone suspension. A variety of other therapies are also used if these are...