Hydroxychloroquine and drinking alcohol

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  1. Rusel Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine and drinking alcohol

    However, please do talk to the doc/pharmacist who prescribed the med. Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine.

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    Low blood sugar has happened with hydroxychloroquine. Sometimes, this has been very bad and could be life-threatening. Talk with the doctor. Check your blood sugar as you have been told by your doctor. Talk with your doctor before you drink alcohol. Low blood cell counts have happened with hydroxychloroquine. 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. There's no known interaction between alcohol and hydroxychloroquine. However, if you're also taking methotrexate you should keep well within the recommended limits no more than 14 units of alcohol per week for adults as methotrexate can interact with alcohol and affect your liver. In some circumstances your doctor may advise lower limits.

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    Hydroxychloroquine and drinking alcohol

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    While you are taking hydroxychloroquine, annual eye tests are recommended. May I drink alcohol while taking hydroxychloroquine? There is no particular reason for you to avoid alcohol while taking hydroxychloroquine, although it is advisable to adopt sensible drinking habits in line with the NHS guidelines. Can drinking alcohol make arthritis worse? Learn more about how alcohol affects your arthritis and how to make drinking less risky for people with arthritis. “Two options are hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, which is a mild medication, and sulfasalazine Azulfidine, which can be used in patients with alcohol use and/or mild liver disease. I advise my patients on Methotrexate to not drink any alchohol if possible due to the additive risk of liver disease. I do permit my patients to have a drink 3 or 4 times a year on a special occasion like an anniversary etc. If you enjoy alchohol as many patients do, there are certainly many other ways to treat RA without taking MTX.

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  8. bochan New Member

    Does Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine impact my immune system? - Symptoms. I have been taking Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine for about 10 months. Since August I’ve had some strange infections. First I got shingles. Then I started with a bacterial vaginosis. I discontinued the Plaquenil for about a week when I was diagnosed with shingles and I thought it may have helped it not be so bad. The bacterial vaginosis just won’t go away. I use metro gel and it’s goes.

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