On a whim, I did a search for plaquenil and anxiety. If it helps I have been taking it for a few years now, with no problems at all. I recognise it and know what it is and that it will pass. I get so depressed because I am doing compulsions (routines and checking) many times a night and I'm not getting the rest I need. My rheumatologist recommended drops rather than the standard pills for more flexability. I was shocked to see that anxiety is a side effect!! If you are struggling on a day to day basis talk to your Gp see if he/she can get you some CBT? Hi, I really don’t think the Plaquenil causes anxiety. If you are spending a lot of time ‘researching’ Dr Google, stop doing that. Our mind tells us to do things that are unnecessary. When I reduce the amount of cortisone I take too rapidly, it triggers a flare. Hydroxychloroquine cause hair loss Difference between primaquine and chloroquine Chloroquine and proguanil malaria Increase in malaria deaths after chloroquine failure More detailed information can be found in Stockley's Drug Interactions Baxter, 2008. Both of these sources should be checked before adding new drugs to a prescription, particularly if 1 any of the drugs prescribed have a narrow therapeutic index, that is are ineffective at low doses/plasma levels and potentially toxic at higher doses/plasma levels; or 2 are known to affect cardiac or renal function. Balances out the steroids and im guessing, the Plaquenil, because I had weird issues before with Plaquenil and this time I don't. I know they can be addictive so im careful, and I respect them, I try to skip if I can, but between anxiety from pills helping me to live better, and addicted to nerve pills, I choose all the above and lead a calm life Lexapro and Plaquenil drug interaction Hypokalemia -a study from FDA data Summary Hypokalemia is found among people who take Lexapro and Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old also take medication Excedrin, and have Candidiasis. I think that there are other factors that we deal with related to our illnesses that create anxiety. My doctors have me lower one drop a month, am just about off it after 15 months of cortisone. But nothing significant since I have been taking the planquenil. For me it's a case of keeping out of the sun, this was my trigger for the flare ups and hence the anxiety. Yes, I take 400 mg Plaquinal a day, heart and blood pressure medicine plus Lexapro for the anxiety and low moods we get when in a flare. Interaction with lexapro and plaquenil Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses, Anxiety and Plaquenil Has anyone experienced mood. - LUPUS UK Plaquenil cholesterolHydroxychloroquine renal toxicity Drug interactions are reported among people who take Wellbutrin and Lexapro together. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,699 people who take Wellbutrin and Lexapro from Food and Drug Administration FDA, and is updated regularly. On eHealthMe, you can evaluate side effects and drug interactions from 15 million FDA reports. Wellbutrin and Lexapro drug interactions - eHealthMe. Lexapro and Plaquenil drug interaction Hypokalemia - eHealthMe. Nortriptyline Oral Interactions with Other Medication. Hi Enjoy, You are right that only antacids react with plaquenil, not acid reducers, at least for the main ones that I checked on On which is one of our approved sites for linking in the forum, you can look up all your medications and the drug interaction listings are especially nice. PrPLAQUENIL® Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate Tablets USP 200 mg ACTIONS AND CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY PLAQUENIL hydroxychloroquine sulfate tablets belongs to the 4-aminoquinoline class. PLAQUENIL has been beneficial for patients with rheumatoid arthritis and lupus erythematosus, especially chronic discoid lupus. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is a drug that is classified as an anti-malarial drug. Plaquenil is prescribed for the treatment or prevention of malaria. It is also prescribed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and the side effects of lupus such as hair loss, joint pain, and more.