Plaquenil and low white blood count

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  1. klodif New Member

    Plaquenil and low white blood count


    I was diagnosed with discoid lupus 18 years ago and was prescribed Plaquenil, which I have taken since then. In October 2012, I was also diagnosed with Sjogrens Syndrome but, as I was already taking Plaquenil, was advised the treatment was the same for Sjogrens.

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    Blood Disorders. According to the New Zealand Dermatological Society, Plaquenil can cause abnormalities in blood counts. An abnormally low number of white blood cells can lead to infection, because white blood cells defend the body against bacteria. Low platelet count thrombocytopenia can lead to easy bleeding and bruising. Apr 10, 2019 low blood cell counts - fever, chills, sore throat, weakness or ill feeling, swollen gums, mouth sores, skin sores, rapid heart rate, pale skin, easy bruising, unusual bleeding, feeling light-headed. Common Plaquenil side effects may include My Absolute Neutrophils good indicator of immune system function didn't get suppressed to a NORMAL range until I increased the Plaquenil to 600mg/day while still taking the Prednisone. In addition, my white blood cell count was still within a normal range. Expand.

    From research I have done online, I gather that low white cell count can also be a symptom of the Sjogrens in itself. At a recent medical with my doctor, blood tests were taken and I had a call a couple of days later telling me to stop taking g Plaquenil immediately as I have a very low white cell count and that it is sometimes a side effect of Plaquenil.

    Plaquenil and low white blood count

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  7. Low white blood cell count is definitely not a good sign. It is an indication that something is going on in the body from something not so serious to potentially very serious. If the white blood cell count is low, the potential for infection increases since the body does not have enough power to fight the invading organisms.

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    Doctors give trusted answers on uses, effects, side-effects, and cautions Dr. Dugan on plaquenil and low wbc This drug can effect the bone marrow and make the white blood count and platelets low. Your doctor may want to stop this medication, but don't stop it till you talk to the doctor. Good luck! Nov 30, 2018 A low white blood cell count leukopenia is a decrease in disease-fighting cells leukocytes in your blood. Leukopenia is almost always related to a decrease in a certain type of white blood cell neutrophil. The definition of low white blood cell count varies from one medical practice to another. Nov 16, 2018 A low platelet count is a blood disorder that can sometimes be serious. This article looks at platelets and their role within the body. Find out about the many possible causes of a low count.

     
  8. Kaban New Member

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  10. leo-dead Moderator

    A Pilot, Head-to-Head Comparison of Hydroxychloroquine HCQ. - Diabetes Type 2 diabetes is characterized by insulin resistance and inflammation. HCQ, a commonly used anti-inflammatory drug for rheumatoid arthritis and lupus, is associated with a lower risk of new-onset type 2 diabetes and reports of hypoglycemia in diabetic patients. PIO, an effective 3rd-line agent in patients failing metformin and SUs, has several side effects e.g. weight gain, fluid retention.

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  11. Band New Member

    Plaquenil Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term - Sep 13, 2019 Note This document contains side effect information about hydroxychloroquine. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Plaquenil. For the Consumer. Applies to hydroxychloroquine oral tablet. Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

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