Plaquenil is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. Hydroxychloroquine for lyme arhtritis What is the maximum dose of plaquenil Plaquenil and choose one Imuran, Cellcept, MTX are quite often used together. As our bodies are so very different, and lupus acts so differently in everyone, some of us respond to one of these 3 meds better than the others. Renalupie1 responded It could take several months to feel a difference. If in about 6 to 8 weeks you aren't seeing the slightest change, or don't feel it is enough, let your doc know, and he can adjust. I am back on the Plaquenil, and my dose is 400 mg. Dx of IBS and early stage autoimmune disorder taking omeprazole, bupropion, plaquenil hydroxychloroquine and be more Dx of IBS and early stage autoimmune disorder taking omeprazole, bupropion, plaquenil hydroxychloroquine and bentyl as needed. I have period cramps. Plaquenil is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria. Can i take plaquenil and imuran together Quinacrine and Imuran Lupus Forums at The Lupus Site, Plaquenil & Imuran" Lupus Community - Support Group Taking plaquenil can i drink alcohol Drug interactions are reported among people who take Plaquenil and Xarelto together. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 257 people who take Plaquenil and Xarelto from Food and Drug Administration FDA, and is updated regularly. On eHealthMe, you can evaluate side effects and drug interactions from millions of FDA reports. Plaquenil and Xarelto drug interactions - eHealthMe. What should I watch for taking acetaminophen and plaquenil.. Plaquenil Uses, Dosage & Side Effects -. Psoriatic Arthritis. Plaquanil is used for rheumatoid arthritis and lupus arthritis. Sometimes it aggravates psoriasis, so is to be avoided if PA. Depending on severity, methotrexate, Humira, adalimumab Otezla, and others are used. The prednisone is a steriod and the plaquenil is a anti malaria drug. The thing with plaquenil for me is that I don't notice much of anything taking it but when I go off then I flare up and then really notice it. I have been taking the plaquinil for about 8 years morning and night and the prednisone off and on. Women must be warned about the possible risk to the fetus and cautioned to use adequate birth control. Women wishing to become pregnant must take cholestyramine 8gm 3 times daily for 11 days and then have two leflunomide metabolite levels drawn 14 days apart to document serum concentration less than 0.02mg/L.