Does hydroxychloroquine upset your stomach

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    Does hydroxychloroquine upset your stomach


    Ive put on 45 lbs since starting this medication back in October it is January now so that’s 10lbs a month. At first it seemed like it helped now I feel the same as before I started taking the medicine other than the fact that none of my clothes fit and there is a lot more of me to carry around.

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    Your infection may not clear up if you stop using the medicine too soon. For patients taking hydroxychloroquine to prevent malaria Your doctor may want you to start taking this medicine 1 to 2 weeks before you travel to an area where there is a chance of getting malaria. This will help you to see how you react to the medicine. In some people, HCQ may cause gastrointestinal problems, such as nausea, vomiting, upset stomach, cramps, or diarrhea. These may occur for the first few days a person takes the drug while the body adjusts to the medication. I do take Actonel once per month. It does not upset my stomach but I do hate that morning each month. I get up, take the pill with 8 oz of water and have to stay sitting up for 30 minutes. This is not easy for me without caffeine While I have had stomach problems off and on, because of the omniprazole, I seem to do ok.

    Right before I hit the two week mark, I woke up with my heart racing and continued feeling my heart flutter all day and I just felt week and tired. After msging Rheum, decided to stop taking meds to see how I feel and continue with the AIP to handle symptoms and try to work at ‘healing from inside out! Time will tell and I’m eager to see how much the AIP is helping once odd meds. Anyone know if I quit taking it if the weight will fall back off I started Hydroxychloroquine 2 weeks ago. One week in and I thought this may just work, except for the ‘extra itchiness’ I seemed to get every night.

    Does hydroxychloroquine upset your stomach

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  5. Hydroxychloroquine can cause an upset tum, it's a common side effect so it could be the longer you're taking it there's a build up effect. Trouble is you've other things coming up so it could be nervous tum, or even the two both making your tum particularly sensitive.

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    To help reduce stomach upset, hydroxychloroquine should be taken with a meal or a glass of milk. Many things can affect the dose of medication that a person needs, such as body weight, other medical conditions, and other medications. Side effects include irritability, headache, weakness, hair lightening or loss, stomach upset, nausea, dizziness, muscle pain, rash and itching. Rarely, hydroxychloroquine can affect the bone marrow leading to reduced white blood cells leukopenia or platelets thrombocytopenia and abnormal red blood cells. Rare but potentially serious eye toxicity can occur. I was on the same dose and after a week I couldn't take it. First it upset my stomach, and then I started getting dizzy. The rheumatologist and I decided it would be better not to take it. I'm sorry you're going through this. Ginger is definitely a godsend with nausea. Boil some fresh ginger and sip it like tea. It helps sooo much.

     
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