Plaquenil and blood sugar

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  1. serhius New Member

    Plaquenil and blood sugar


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    Used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine is generally a safer medicine. Its most common side effects include dyspepsia, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and rashes. It may also cause ocular toxicity retinopathy. It is unlikely to cause increased blood sugar levels. People feel different symptoms of low blood sugar. It is important that you learn which symptoms you usually have so you can treat it quickly. Talk to your doctor about the best way to treat low blood sugar. Hydroxychloroquine can temporarily lower the number of white blood cells in your blood, increasing the chance of getting an infection. If. Well, the combination of high sugar levels and SLE is a one two punch to the kidneys. It is very important that you keep your sugar under control. Very hard to control the lupus, but the sugar you have more ability to help with diet and exercise and meds. Taking steroids will play havoc on your sugar levels.

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    Plaquenil and blood sugar

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  5. Plaquenil does lower blood sugar. I found that out shortly after I began taking it. And from my endocrinologist. Please eat a healthy diet, frequent small meals throughout the day, and make sure you have an adequate protein to carbohydrate ratio in your meals. I always make sure I have yogurt on hand just in case my sugar dips too low.

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    You have experienced low blood sugar levels hypoglycaemia - a "hypo". Plaquenil may increase the risk of you having a hypo. How to use Plaquenil. Tell your doctor right away if you develop symptoms of low blood sugar, such as sudden sweating, shaking, hunger, blurred vision, dizziness, or tingling hands/feet. After consulting Dr. Google seems like it was probably low blood sugar, which is apparently a rare side effect. I called my doctor and described my symptoms and she told me to stop taking the Plaquenil and see how I feel in a week.

     
  6. myViS Well-Known Member

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  8. Toros Moderator

    Plaquenil and drinking - Sjogren's World Hi there I was just prescribed Plaquenil. The doctor didn't say anything about alcohol use, nor does the bottle. But I read the literature that came along with the pills and it says to "avoid alcohol" due to liver problems.

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