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. Medicamentos para la alergia que puedo tomar con hydroxychloroquine Coconut oil and plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine with requip Take this medicine with meals or milk to lessen stomach upset, unless otherwise directed by your doctor. Keep using this medicine for the full treatment time, even if you feel better after the first few doses. Your infection may not clear up if you stop using the medicine too soon. For patients taking hydroxychloroquine to prevent malaria I recently decided to stop taking Plaquenil because I was having constant chest pains even more so than I usually have due to Lupus. Since I have not taken it my chest feels so much better which is odd because chest pain is not listed as a side effect. Also I noticed that the Plaquenil I think was making me feel different but not in a good way. Hi Guys, I haven't been here for a while - just checked in and found this question on Plaquenil - for me it took approx nine weeks to begin to work - I'm only taking 200mg per day so far - it seemed to stop working a few weeks later - most days are pretty good I s'pose but I drop nearly every afternoon. 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 Plaquenil Uses, Dosage & Side Effects -, Had to stop taking Plaquenil - Plaquenil therapy lupusPlaquenil manufacturer concordiaHydroxychloroquine sulfatelupus I have just been reading that plaquenil can cause insomnia and nightmares which I suffer with. I take my plaquenil with my evening meal. When is the best time to take it? Would it be best in the morning? I also take in the morning thyroxine, omeprazole and co-codamol, would it interfere with any of those if I took it in the morning instead of. When best time of day to take plaquenil? - LUPUS UK. Immune & Autoimmune - Lupus Plaquenil - Can It Work Quickly?. Best time to take plaquenil - HealthBoards. Plaquenil is a slow acting drug and most people dont notice any difference in the way they feel for at least a month. It takes up to 3 months to build up in your body and actually start to make a difference in your blood work and symptoms. Most rheumy's will give plaquenil along with prednisone to boost/quicken the anti-inflamitory process. 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. 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.