I saw a GP about it (not my usual one) and they strongly suspect it is being caused by MTX but I have just spoken to the Rheumy nurse who thinks Hydroxy is the more likely suspect or it may be an autoimmune response so now I have to withhold all rheumy meds. It seems to improve when I am on steroids but only at higher doses. Thanks, Tamara I am on all sorts of meds including MTX and Hydroxy. Herpes and plaquenil How to get on hydroxychloroquine Apr 10, 2019 Plaquenil is sometimes given only once per week. Choose the same day each week to take this medicine if you are on a weekly dosing schedule. Take Plaquenil with a meal or a glass of milk. To prevent malaria Start taking Plaquenil 2 weeks before entering an area where malaria is common. Continue taking the medicine regularly during your stay. Rash from Methotrexate or Hydroxychloroquine? - NRAS. I think the rash is starting to become slightly less red but it's still spreading. on plaquenil and have. View detailed reports from patients taking Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate who experienced rash. Reports are from official medical reports as well as online extractions from user reviews and forum discussions. I can't face the GP again, as I am sure I am one of the "heart-sink" patients! I have recently developed an itchy rash which only affects my cheeks and eyebrows and haven't a clue what's causing it, so I hope you get some helpful replies that might help me too! Plaquenil red spots How to Treat and Prevent Lupus Rash Living with Cutaneous., Rash from Methotrexate or Hydroxychloroquine? - NRAS Plaquenil rabies vaccine Hydroxychloroquine HCQ, sold under the brand name Plaquenil among others, is a medication used for the prevention and treatment of certain types of malaria. Specifically it is used for chloroquine-sensitive malaria. Other uses include treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and porphyria cutanea tarda. It is taken by mouth. Hydroxychloroquine - Wikipedia. Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate Rash Reports - DrugInformer. Plaquenil and spots on skin DailyStrength. Rashes, Skin Care and Cutaneous Lupus What You Should Know. Rashes, Skin Care and Cutaneous Lupus What You Should Know. Rashes, Skin Care and Cutaneous Lupus What You Should Know. Adapted from a presentation at the SLE Workshop at Hospital for Special Surgery. Discoid rash - red patches on the skin that can lead to scarring; Bleeding into the skin is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 month, also take medication Arava, and have Joint pain Feb 19, 2020 SIDE EFFECTS. The following adverse reactions have been identified during post-approval use of PLAQUENIL or other 4-aminoqunoline compounds. Because these reactions are reported voluntarily from a population of uncertain size, it is not always possible to reliably estimate their frequency or establish a causal relationship to drug exposure.