Lose weight after plaquenil

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    Lose weight after plaquenil


    I am currently taking 200mg one time a day and my appetite has seriously decreased in the last two weeks. Just curious if anyone else had this as a side effect. Yes, Plaquenil causes both weight loss and loss of appetite. Hence, if the loss of appetite and weight loss started after you started on this drug, then yes, it could be due to Plaquenil. I was not losing weight or have a lack of appetite prior to Plaquenil so it must be the medicine. I personally had terrible nausea for almost 2 years when I was put on plaquinel, the nausea was the first symptom to leave....causing me to gain weight. I just find Im not as hungry as I was before, or that my appetite has changed.

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    I was told my occupational therapy that it was the inflammation that caused the weight loss. I too went down to a size 8 after losing 20lbs. Was having to put up with the "you have lost so much weight you should eat more", at least I now had a reply to give when told that type of thing! Oct 30, 2019 Some thyroidectomy patients actually lose weight after they have their thyroid removed because they were likely hypothyroid before the operation but just weren’t properly treatment. In regards to your weight, your total weight is a combination of hormone imbalances. People who lose a lot of weight while taking Plaquenil. Tell your doctor if this happens as your dose may need to be lowered. When should you see an ophthalmologist when taking Plaquenil? If you take Plaquenil, here is when to see an ophthalmologist Before Plaquenil treatment begins. You will have a “baseline” eye exam. This measures the health of your eyes and looks for retinal or macular disease.

    In this case, the cause of loss f appetite and weight loss has to be found. I was just curious if the medication was what caused my appetite to change or what. However, if you had loss of appetite and weight loss before your started this drug, then the drug can aggravate the process. At my last visit my Dr asked me if it had deminished my appetite so she is aware of it and the amount of weight I lost and is not concerned at this moment. I know diarhea is a common side affect of plaquinel. It wasn't that I was eating a lot, it was just that I was actually eating. I was on Prednisone for two months prior to Plaquenil and gained 18 lbs, so I needed to lose the weight anyway.

    Lose weight after plaquenil

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    Vision changes/loss of vision There is a chance that retinal damage will occur while taking hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil or chloroquine Aralen. This is called known as hydroxychloroquine retinopathy. Plaquenil and weight loss. Hollywood8687 02/27/2014. I recently went on Plaquenil a few months ago, and I have been noticing how much weight I've been losing. I feel like I am losing too much weight. I am a thin person, and I am sick very often. Last week, I lost three pounds, and the week before I lost two pounds. I'm curious if anyone else has experienced weight gain after beginning treatment with plaquenil. I know that the medication is known to cause weight loss and decreased appetite, but I've found that since starting treatment I've gained weight and nothing seems to budge it.

     
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