Yes, Joy is right.
Some people have a upset stomach for 1-2 weeks when starting Plaquenil, and you need to have a visual field eye exam by a ophthalmologist every year. (Just tell the eye dr you take Plaquenil, they know which test you need.)
If you have other side effects, and we have had some people who HAVE had nasty reactions, stop immediately and let your Dr know about
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