Hi my3 sons . . .
*sigh* I think a lot of us "thought" plaquenil wasn't helping . . . till we went off of it.
He may be letting you test the benefits of the plaq and he won't have to hear you "wonder if its helping" anymore. Now you'll know. I did the same thing with MTX and then with all the meds. Sometimes we just aren't satisfied until we prove to ourselves that we really do/don't need the meds. I'm a bit of a hard-head and I've tested the med's a couple of times and am a very sorry girl when I go into a tail-spin for it.
I hope you get things figured out. The plaq is really working in the background sometimes. It isn't always an obvious helper . . . because we don't get immediate relief (like with a pain med). But it really does most of us a great deal of good.
Keep us posted.
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