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Taking hydroxychloroquine and showing severe mood changes?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: HO-Q

Given at the appropriate dose 6.
5mg-6mg/kg of body weight, the drug as few if any, cognitive effects. I have not seen one case similar to what you are decribing. Since you are on , most likely several meds, it may be others. Also, many patients are taking this drug for potentially serious diseases. This by itself can affect mood.

In brief: HO-Q

Given at the appropriate dose 6.
5mg-6mg/kg of body weight, the drug as few if any, cognitive effects. I have not seen one case similar to what you are decribing. Since you are on , most likely several meds, it may be others. Also, many patients are taking this drug for potentially serious diseases. This by itself can affect mood.
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Hydroxychloroquine

For acute treatment, no effect on moods exist.
For chronic use such as in treating arthritis, one reported rare side effect is emotional changes.

In brief: Hydroxychloroquine

For acute treatment, no effect on moods exist.
For chronic use such as in treating arthritis, one reported rare side effect is emotional changes.
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine)

Drowsiness & mood changes have been reported as side effects.
Need medical attention.

In brief: Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine)

Drowsiness & mood changes have been reported as side effects.
Need medical attention.
Dr. Alan Ali
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