It seems to me the cure is worse then the condition! Hi im starting plaquenil 200mg twice a day was wondering how far apart should the dose, be and best times to take it ,what are some of the side effects anyone has had and how long did it take to start working thank u You take plaquenil twice a day, approximately 12 hours apart. Can you take hydroxychloroquine with prednisone Plaquenil cross eyes Hydroxychloroquine sulphate tablets zy-q 200 May 25, 2009 You are supposed to take it after food Barb. It stands to reason that if it comes out as fast as it went in it won't get absorbed as well as it might. I had trouble with diarrhoea when I first started to take Plaquenil and that was even after food, but it wore off after several weeks. I always take it after food and have no problems now. I understand these may go away. Is there anything I can do to reduce these symptoms? I always take the Plaquenil with a meal. Answer. You might try starting at 1/2 a tablet and work your way up slowly. Also, generic plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is often associated with more GI side effets than the name brand. Hello friends, I take my Plaquenil in the morning with breakfast. I feel very shaky, dizzy and just off all day. Does anyone take it at night? Will it keep me up? Why do I have to take it in the morning. You can take it with food if it upsets your stomach. The most common side effect is mild nausea and occasional stomach cramps. Best way to take plaquenil Best time to take Plaquenil? rheumatoid, Stomach problems with Plaquenil • Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center Hydroxychloroquine for lichen planusHow does plaquenil work for lupusHydroxychloroquine interactions with alcohol Ideal time for taking Plaquenil and side effects? Discussion in 'Medications' started by ilovedisney, Apr 12, 2011. Either contact your GP or rheumy and have them explain to you the best way to take your plaq.there may very well be a good reason it has been prescribed this way. Cally x cally, Apr 12, 2011 #2. Ideal time for taking Plaquenil and side effects? Lupus.. Can I take Plaquenil at night? - Sarcoidosis - Inspire. Treating Lupus with Anti-Malarial Drugs Johns Hopkins Lupus.. Ive just been diagnosed and put on 400mg of Plaquenil but now I feel worse. I find the best way is to try and identify the foods or food-groups that trigger my. Feb 19, 2020 Take hydroxychloroquine with a meal or a glass of milk. To prevent malaria Start taking the medicine 2 weeks before entering an area where malaria is common. Continue taking the medicine regularly during your stay and for at least 8 weeks after you leave the area. Although there are few drug interactions with hydroxychloroquine, to be safe be sure to tell your doctor about all of the medications you are taking, including over-the-counter drugs and natural remedies. Be sure to notify your other physicians when taking this drug.