I have IBS which the diaherrea has "myteriously" stopped since I stopped drinking the milk bc of the plaquenil. it dosent nered to be milk try eating something instead. Now every night I wake up with SEVERE leg cramps from the lack of milk....today I got a cramp in my arm. That may help, or maybe take a separate calcium supplement to help you with getting your calcium intake? well good luckhi sandiedo u have side effects from sulfa? Using chloroquine in display reef tank Chloroquine and proguanil does it work afectively as anti malarial Plaquenil tries to quiet or slow down the immune system. How do you take Plaquenil? You take Plaquenil as a pill 1 or 2 times a day. Take the pills with food or milk. Your body weight will tell your doctor what dose is safe for you. What to do if you forget to take your Plaquenil. If you miss a dose of Plaquenil, do not make it up or double. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment. Today, Plaquenil and other antimalarials are also used to treat and help prevent symptoms caused by certain autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis RA, systemic lupus erythematosus, and discoid lupus, even though these diseases are not caused by malaria parasites. I have plenty of other questions but this one is most pressing for now....... Post Edited (mama4two) : 3/20/2007 PM (GMT-6) Hey mama4two.. I have started taking a multivitamin with extra calcium but it is not working like the 3 glasses of milk a day. I need an alternative to the calcium or I am going to have to keep drinking the milk and be gassy forever..... Or maybe take Lactaid pills when you drink milk, will help with the gas and bloating too.. Why take plaquenil with food Plaquenil Uses, Dosage & Side Effects -, Foods to Avoid When Taking Plaquenil Oral Is hydroxychloroquine an immunosuppressantMalaria chloroquine primaquine and chloroquine phosphateHow dangerous is hydroxychloroquineChloroquine pi3 kinasePlaquenil dx code Why would Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil cause my stomach to burn severely even when taken with food? Dr. Howard Feinberg, Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific Answered Nov. 16, 2014 Why would Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil cause my stomach. - HealthTap. Plaquenil What You Need to Know - Kaleidoscope Fighting Lupus. Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses. Why take plaquenil for lupus. There are 4 Food and Drug Administration medications for the treatment of lupus Aspirin Prednisone Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Belimumab Benlysta Off label. Plaquenil is usually taken once or twice a day. Always take Plaquenil with food. Your symptoms may begin to improve within one or two months of starting Plaquenil; however, some people do not show signs of improving until they have been taking Plaquenil for six months. Side effects Most people do not experience side effects from taking. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is used to treat malaria, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis. Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more.