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Is plaquenill safe for arthritis?
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Absolutely
Anxiety over potential eye problems with Hydroxychloroquine is completely unwarranted if the dose is kept below 6mg/kg (2.
2lbs) of body weight. Apart from some stomach quiziies, I have never stopped this drug, as long as it demonstrated it is working. Shown effective in ra, sle, and other ctd's.

In brief: Absolutely
Anxiety over potential eye problems with Hydroxychloroquine is completely unwarranted if the dose is kept below 6mg/kg (2.
2lbs) of body weight. Apart from some stomach quiziies, I have never stopped this drug, as long as it demonstrated it is working. Shown effective in ra, sle, and other ctd's.
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) is a safe and effective therapy for several types of arthritis.

In brief: Yes
Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) is a safe and effective therapy for several types of arthritis.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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