So far it has helped a little bit but I wanted to add a Hair vitamin(that has Biotin ) and lots of other vitamins for the hair. I ordered from Puritans Pride Vitamin company and I also got some special shampoos and conditioners..its also my Birthday:) Happy Birthday to me... RA is an inconvienence but it will not stop my life!!! GNC usually carries it and it's about 24.00 for 120 capsules. Use of chloroquine during pregnancy Chloroquine online pharmacy Cost of chloroquine malaria tablets Is weight gain a side effect of plaquenil Leflunomide Arava is a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD approved for the treatment of adults with RA to reduce signs and symptoms of the disease, inhibit structural damage, and improve physical functioning. 1 This medication works by decreasing inflammation and slowing the progress of. Just make sure that you check that there is no interactions with the plaquenil. I do think some supplements such as magnesium need to be taken 4 hours before/after plaquenil otherwise it can reduce drug absorption of plaquenil. As multi vit have magnesium you have to be careful of this. I have been taking folic acid for a good while now. I do have my liver fuction checked every 3 months as well. I took MTX a few years ago and actually felt good while taking it, but it did raise my liver enzymes and I had to stop it. Actually, I have tried all the meds to treat lupus throughout the years, but most I can't take. I've taken them for about 3 years now and have gained some growth although my eye brows have never grown back. much more important things in our worlds to worry about eye brows right? I am 38 and I am so mad that this is happening to me. Iguess I should be happy that I still have my hair for now. / I thought one was suppose to loose it on this medication?? And it usually doens't cause hair loss...it's rare but can happen. And it is upsetting to lose hair - it's a BIG deal to women. Everytime I took a shower it just came out in my hands and ALOT in the drain. The capsules are MUCH easier to swallow than the tablets (they are huge). I'm 39 and have had hair loss from plaquenil...needless to say I'm not taking plaquenil anymore. Happy birthday and happy hair growth I was on Arava for just a couple of months, and suffered alot of hair loss. Do i need to take folic acid with plaquenil Folic acid Importance, deficiencies, and side effects, Vitamins with plaquenil and pred. DailyStrength Plaquenil prescribing infoHydroxychloroquine pillPlaquenil and swelling eyesDiscontinuing plaquenil Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disorder for which there is no known cure. Fortunately in the last few years, a shift in strategy toward the earlier institution of disease modifying drugs and the availability of new classes of medications have greatly improved the outcomes that can be expected by most patients. Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Options Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center. Is Anyone Taking Arava? -. Will you have Gout with Plaquenil - eHealthMe. Background 34 year old mother of 2 diagnosed in December with RA high RF and Anti-CCP. I'm on methotrexate injections just recently increased to 20 mg and plaquenil 200 mg twice a day. And folic acid. Early December I received a steroid injection to help with the pain/inflammation and improve my mobility temporarily. Summary Drug interactions are reported among people who take Folic acid and Plaquenil together. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,373 people who take Folic acid and Plaquenil from Food and Drug Administration FDA, and is updated regularly. I was told I need my eyes checked regularly because of plaquenil, I didn't want to stay on prednisolone everyday low doses as it makes you hungry and bloats you puts weight on. It is like a wonder drug! Yes but it like any drug has side effects. Look it up and talk to Dr. This is the first time I have heard about people on Folic acid, why is.