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  1. Medications
    I recently had to come off of plaqenil, which has controlled my symptoms fairly well for the past couple of years. My doctor mentioned that the next two drugs to try would be sulfasalazine or methotrexate. I'm allergic to sulfa drugs, so that leaves methotrexate as my next option. I was...
  2. Symptoms
    For the past two years, I’ve had migraines almost every night. They start around 6 pm and no medications can stop them, the only thing that works is sleep. Sometimes Aspirin helps the pain but no other pain pills do anything (Motrin, Tylenol, Alleve, etc.). They tend to come with a low-grade...
  3. Newly diagnosed
    Hello everyone, I was diagnosed with lupus about 6 months ago, but after seeing multiple doctors I’ve finally got what they say is a solution to the breakouts, hair loss and joint pain. Plaquenil is what my dermatologist and rheumatologist recommend. I’ve been on this medication now for about a...
  4. Medications
    My doctor wants to put me on Quinacrine (a compound medication) after having a mild allergic reaction to Plaquenil. Does anyone have experience with this medication and its side effects??? Thanks! -Sierra M.
  5. Medications
    I have been taking cell cept for Lupus for about 3 years and I noticed that I am starting to get varicose veins and spider veins in my lower legs. I read the side effects and cell cept is not recommended for pregnant women because of risk of deep vein thrombosis. I am thinkig cell cept is the...
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