In Sjögren’s, Plaquenil is used to treat many symptoms of Sjögren’s including fatigue, joint symptoms of arthritis and arthralgias (joint pain), dry mouth and dry eyes. Similar to its use in systemic lupus erythematosus, many clinicians feel that it is useful in reducing general Sjögren’s “disease activity.” One of the reasons that physicians feel comfortable in prescribing Plaquenil is its low risk to benefit ratio. Can you take phentermine with plaquenil Chloroquine hydrochloride sigma Chloroquine base dose I took myself off of my plaquenil because I was feeling extra dizzy and I contributed it to the medication. Well, I was feeling SO bad with the Sjogrens and Lupus that I re-started it. SO far, SO good. Can I please ask, not so much with Lupus if you have that too, but what benefits they say the Plaquenil gives to Sjogrens? Thanks so much, as. NO markers for Sjogrens. deleted_user 07/22/2013. and two tell me that I DO have Sjogren's. Plaquenil made me sick as well, and I can't tolerate Evoxac or Lyrica. I do tolerate Restasis, which helps somewhat. I have found all the rheumatologists to be less than helpful - they act as if I am complaining about nothing, and you can see their. Sjogren's has lots of different symptoms that are just as annoying and life affecting as pain. Just my thoughts though, I can't stand doctors who don't take me seriously and have left a few who I thought really didn't listen to me as a person and want to explore other options that might work. As with any medication, allergic reactions including skin rashes and non-allergic reactions can occur. This means that the side effects of Plaquenil are mild and infrequent compared with its potential benefits. Sjogren's i can't tolerate plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine User Reviews for Sjogren's. -, NO markers for Sjogrens DailyStrength Hydroxychloroquine ncbi Great question Anne! For some people, it may be diagnosed for another autoimmune disease. But it seems as though there is more recognition of Sjögren’s as being responsive to many of the same meds used for other autoimmune disorders. What I have noticed is that plaquenil seems to be diagnosed when there is ongoing fatigue and/or joint pain. Plaquenil - General - Sjogren's Syndrome Support. Has anyone tried plaquenil? Sjogrens. Sjogren's syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic. The Plaquenil dreams are much more bizarre. They involve people and places I don't know, they are recurrrent, one in particular I'll have the smell and taste of something cloyingly sweet in my mouth and I can smell it nut I can't identify it, and the situations are very strange, nonsensical and usually dangerous. Then it went away, and I haven't had any side effects since. Like Lynnwood said, if the GI distress keeps up for ten or more days, let your doctor know. I've also heard that some people who can't tolerate the generic of plaquenil hydroxychloroquine because of the GI upset do okay on the brand name Plaquenil. I truely wonder if some people may have food allergies or intolerances that also increase their chances of having plaquenil upset their stomach? I know that I couldn't tolerate much until I went gluten free & stopped eating other foods that I found out I was allergic to but was consuming. I still can't tolerate a lot of different kinds of meds.