Please review the following URL and make sure that it is spelled correctly. Requested URL: /script/main/rxlist_view_comments... Plaquenil side effects eyes symptoms Help paying for hydroxychloroquine User Reviews for Plaquenil to treat Rheumatoid Arthritis. The following information is NOT intended to endorse any particular medication. While these reviews might be helpful, they are not a substitute for the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgement of healthcare practitioners. With Plaquenil, the possibility of permanent vision damage scares me. I also want to be sure that I'm taking a drug that will slow/stop the progression of the disease. I've read elsewhere that Plaquenil is not as strong/effective in the treatment of early RA. With Methotrexate, the reports of nausea and possible liver damage are concerning. Hi, I have had juvenile rheumatoid arthritis for the past 6 years, since I was 16. I've been managing it with ibuprofen or Aleve, but it's been getting a lot worse and my doctor just prescribed Plaquenil. It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD). Plaquenil for rheumatoid arthritis reviews Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Success, Reviews and Side Effects, Plaquenil vs Methotrexate rheumatoid How to make hydroxychloroquine at home electrolysis I am very grateful that my doctor prescribed this for me, because before it my joints were extremely painful! I have not experienced any side effects while on Plaquenil. Plaquenil is also very affordable. MissMegan4990. USA. 2014-01-15. true. I use it for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Reviews –. Plaquenil" Rheumatoid Arthritis Community - Support Group. Plaquenil For Rheumatoid Arthritis Arthritis Forum.. I don't know for sure if it is the plaquenil or other meds but my rheumy seems to have my inflammation/stiffness under pretty good control. Been taking plaquenil and arava for about a year. Just rediced plaquenil from one tablet twice a day to one tablet once a day. I also take Cimzia injections bi-weekly but that has only been for about 6 months. Aug 14, 2017 Plaquenil is the brand name of hydroxychloroquine, a drug used to prevent or treat malaria 2. Plaquenil is also used for long-term treatment of autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis RA and systemic lupus erythmatosis. 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. Today, it is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, some symptoms of lupus, childhood arthritis or juvenile idiopathic arthritis and other autoimmune diseases. It is not clear.