Leigh, I would talk to someone about
your symptoms. I know that for the most part, plaquenil is very safe, but I do know there are some rare side effects and there are some people who have had a bad reaction to it, so at the very least, it might be a good idea to call your pharmacist or do an internet search for side effects.
I don't know a lot about
fibromyalgia but I know that some people have both fibro and lupus and that people with fibro can have muscle pain. Also, for me, I tend to feel flu-ish and hurt all over when I am going into a flare.
Diagnosis: UCTD (lupus) 2006; Raynauds 2006; Sjogren's 2006; lupus symptoms began 2003; UC 2008; CFS 1991; Mono 1985
Meds: Plaquenil 400mg; Prednisone 5-10mg; Tramadol 100mg 3-4x daily; Doxepin 25-50mg; Prevacid; Evoxac; Steriod Cream and Mouth Rinse for tongue and mouth ulcers; Hydrocodone 5/500 prn for severe pain; Artificial tears
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