I’m 31 now (I’m also single - if it’s important to know). I do have lupus with neutropenia though and I’m on prednisolone, mycophenolate, asprin (I also have APS) and our good pal plaquenil. (I was diagnosed with PCOS at age 18.) The symptoms you’re describing sound like PCOS symptoms more than anything. Anyone facing menstrual issues with these medications or due to lupus? An ultrasound of your ovaries can confirm PCOS if they didn’t do this when you were younger. Also, by menstrual issues I mean that I’ve my cycles are getting longer and the last time I had period it was after 3 months and after taking regestrone. Oct plaquenil Chloroquine lysosomal degradation What natural resources are used to make the chloroquine I don't know if anyone can help as this isn't technically lupus related. I've been on plaquenil for 6 months for suspected Sjogren's syndrome I don't have antibodies for Sjorgren's or Lupus but I do have Hashimoto's and have all the symptoms for Sjorgren's so the rheumatologist suggested a trial of plaquenil. Heavy or prolong menstrual bleeding is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Humira, and have Osteoporosis Oct 18, 2008 Hi, so i started plaquenil approx a month ago, after around 2weeks on the plaq i had my period which lasted for a week normal, now 10days later i have my period again today. an it is VERY painful. i normally have a period every 5weeks, so this is totally out of the norm for me. My OB/GYN told me that it is important for women with PCOS to menstruate at least 4 times a year in order to reduce the risk of uterine cancer. The only change has been that I haven’t worked out as much as I did a couple months ago. You OB/GYN can give you progesterone to induce a period. That was 2 months ago and I’m back to no talked on my other thread— but i’m the exact same way! im not on any meds, though, but do see similarities. Plaquenil no period What is the correct way to discontinue use of plaquenil?, Plaquenil and Heavy or prolong menstrual bleeding - eHealthMe Sore bum with hydroxychloroquineHydroxychloroquine and chloroquine assessing the risk of retinal toxicityCan costco eye care do plaquenil eye examHydroxychloroquine arthritis forumHydroxychloroquine interactions with alcohol Prior to Plaquenil, I tried Mobic & Medrol, both with limited improvement. But over the last few weeks I have been able to play basketball with my son again, move without thinking or a 'warm up period', return to the gym, begin Pilates & I've lost 12 pounds! Plaquenil User Reviews for Rheumatoid Arthritis at. Periods and plaquenil Lupus Forums at The Lupus Site. Long-Term Side Effects of Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis.. Plaquenil is effective for Lupus patients, as well as people with UCTD described to me by a rheumatologist as "Lupus-like" or "Lupus-lite" or "mild Lupus". So it's very possible to be on Plaquenil without having a formal Lupus diagnosis. To get a Lupus diganosis you need to have 4 or more of 11 Lupus criteria, within a 5 year period. Vaginal bleeding between periods is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Nausea Plaquenil is most often well-tolerated but, like with any drug, side effects are possible. Most people about 90% who take antimalarial medications experience no side effects. If common side effects do occur, they are usually minor and last only for a short period of time.