Can plaquenil cause low blood sugar

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    Can plaquenil cause low blood sugar


    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.

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    There was one ER dr. at Mayo Clinic who mentioned to me when I had gone there during a bad tachycardic episode, that Plaquenil can be a drug that can be a cause of that. When I followed up with Rheum and pcp, of course they all just dismissed any of that. Blood sugar levels Hydroxychloroquine may cause hypoglycemia low blood sugar levels. People with diabetes may find it necessary to monitor their blood sugar more frequently while using this medication. People without diabetes have also been known to experience low blood sugars while taking hydroxychloroquine. Plaquenil is also used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. Plaquenil is available in generic form. What Are Side Effects of Plaquenil? Common side effects of Plaquenil include. nausea, vomiting, stomach pain or cramps, loss of appetite, weight loss, diarrhea, dizziness, spinning sensation, headache,

    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.

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  3. You have experienced low blood sugar levels hypoglycaemia - a "hypo". Plaquenil may increase the risk of you having a hypo.

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    I've been on Plaquenil for a little over a year and it definitely does drop my blood sugar. It's actually in the medicine's literature that it can do this. I'm not diabetic and I normally run low normal blood sugar. However, on this medication, I have episodes of hypoglycemia. I found some literature that says that plaquenil can lower your blood sugar, but the stuff I found only mentioned reductions of about 5 mg/dl. Has anyone here had problems with blood sugar that was. Hydroxychloroquine 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. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

     
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    Applies to hydroxychloroquine: oral tablet Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine (the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil) may cause some unwanted effects. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine for Lupus - LupusCorner Stopping Plaquenil - General Discussion - Life With Lupus Quinine in Tonic Water Is It Safe and What Are the Side Effects?
     
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    Plaquenil vs Methotrexate rheumatoid - reddit 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.

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