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. Hydroxychloroquine sulfate davis Chloroquine brain cancer Water hydroxychloroquine I understand these may go away. Is there anything I can do to reduce these symptoms? I always take the Plaquenil with a meal. Answer. You might try starting at 1/2 a tablet and work your way up slowly. Also, generic plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is often associated with more GI side effets than the name brand. 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. Hi I was told to wean my self onto Plaquenil slowly with only half a tablet every other day to begin with and to always take it with food. It took me about a month to get onto a dose of 200mg a day. 200 didn't seem to make much difference so I was told to 'up it' to 400mg a day and it took me another month to taper up to that. 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 Hydroxychloroquine Side effects, Images, Uses., Immune & Autoimmune - Lupus Plaquenil - Can It Work Quickly? Aao 2016 plaquenil guidelinesWhat is plaquenil taken forCan plaquenil discolor yiur skinPlaquenil sun sensitivity tinglingWhy take chloroquine phosphate 500 mg 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 - thank u i wasnt sure she wanted me to have one before i started medicine but i had had one before she Best time to take plaquenil - HealthBoards. How do you take Plaquenil? - Sjogren's World. When best time of day to take plaquenil? - LUPUS UK. 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. Ive just been diagnosed and put on 400mg of Plaquenil but now I feel worse. I find the best way is to try and identify the foods or food-groups that trigger my symptoms. We're all different. where you expressed concerns that putting off taking Plaquenil could worsen organ damage, I'd say don't worry too much about that in the short term Take Plaquenil with a meal or a glass of milk. To prevent malaria Start taking Plaquenil 2 weeks before entering an area where malaria is common. Continue taking the medicine regularly during your stay and for at least 8 weeks after you leave the area.