Plaquenil and hypoglycemia

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    Plaquenil and hypoglycemia


    Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention. Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking hydroxychloroquine: Incidence not known Some side effects of hydroxychloroquine may occur that usually do not need medical attention.

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    Here we described a non-diabetic patient with RA who developed hypoglycaemia under hydroxychloroquine HCQ treatment. We also discussed the possible mechanisms of hypoglycaemia due to HCQ. A 62-yr-old man was admitted to our hospital with symmetric polyarthritis and morning stiffness for more than 2 h in 2005. My GP didn’t know of the connection between Hydroxychloroquine and hypoglycaemia. He is going to look into it though. In the meantime he has ordered a glucose blood test which will be done on Tuesday. What is concerning him though is my blood pressure is extremely low. Went over my medication and none of them would cause low blood pressure. Hydroxychloroquine may cause some people to be agitated, irritable, or display other abnormal behaviors. It may also cause some people to have suicidal thoughts and tendencies, or to become more depressed. If you or your caregiver notice any of these side effects, tell your doctor right away. This medicine may cause hypoglycemia low blood sugar.

    Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine.

    Plaquenil and hypoglycemia

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  6. Yes, plaquenil can cause low blood sugars. Eat frequent meals with carbs and protein but good carbs with fiber like oatmeal or whole wheat toast with peanut butter. I like the lowered blood sugar effect b/c I have type 2 diabetes but before I got type 2, I had some low sugars with plaquenil for sure.

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    Plaquenil and hypoglycemia? Has anyone experienced this side effect? Newly diagnosed with early RA, rheumatologist started me on 200mg Plaquenil 1x/day for first two weeks, going up to 2x/day after two weeks. She told me it's very safe and generally well tolerated. Then about a week after going up to the full dosage I woke up feeling shaky. I feel shaky, weak, dizzy, nauseous, etc. if I take Plaquenil on an empty stomach. I take it after dinner when stomach is full and with fatty food healthy fats like avocado, nuts, or small piece of low fat cheese. I can't take Plaquenil during the day due to its side effects so taking it at dinner lets me sleep away the side effects like. I never did take plaquenil when it was offered by the rheumatologist, mainly because I had serious shingles which affected my eyes and I was afraid to take anything that might cause more problems with my eyes at the time. Anyway, that is beside the point but looking at the pharmacy company's write-up on plaquenil there is a statement that says

     
  7. NikSTamb Well-Known Member

    Nausea and vomiting are among the most unpleasant experiences for anyone. Common and Rare Side Effects for Plaquenil Oral Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Side Effects & Dosage for. Taking Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis
     
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    Plaquenil, hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), is an anti-malarial medication that has been proven to be useful in the treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and other inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. Hydroxychloroquine Side Effects, Dosage, Uses, and More Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Will you have Eye pain with Plaquenil - eHealthMe
     
  9. igrik New Member

    Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate PrPLAQUENIL® Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate Tablets USP 200 mg ACTIONS AND CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY PLAQUENIL hydroxychloroquine sulfate tablets belongs to the 4-aminoquinoline class. PLAQUENIL has been beneficial for patients with rheumatoid arthritis and lupus erythematosus, especially chronic discoid lupus.

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