Has anyone had experience with this and can you recommend medicine or treatment for the joint pain? Hopefully that will get rid of the pain and you won't need to take any additional meds to fight it. Ah, and I wanted to add that the fact that it's a common side effect DOES NOT mean that you should be experiencing it. i hope it works I took Accutane in the summer of 2001and have not been well since, even after stopping the drug. When my dermatologist learned of my problems, she stopped the Accutane immediately. I read all the info before taking Accutane, and it never described these symptoms in 2001. I employ high intensity training (low reps, hight weight) but can change my lifting to lighter weight, with higher weights. You should not be having joint pain - please see your doctor about it. :) I just came back from the doctors and he said if i experience joint pain its because im not drinking enough water. When I was 30 years old, I had back surgery and it destroyed my back. Plaquenil 200 mg indications Plaquenil and pulmonary hypertension Plaquenil and uctd How to use Plaquenil. Hydroxychloroquine is usually taken with food or milk to prevent stomach upset. The dosage and length of treatment are based on your medical condition and response to therapy. In children, dosage is also based on weight. Apr 15, 2018 Plaquenil use has the potential risk of retinal toxicity. 1 Overall, the incidence is low; however, risk depends on the length of therapy and cumulative dosage. After five years of use, the risk of toxicity is 1%, but increases to 2% after 10 years and nearly 20% after 20 years. Accutane is a naturally occurring derivative of vitamin A and is detectable in the bloodstream of all people. Vitamin A in large doses has the same effects as Accutane, both good and bad, but quickly becomes harmful since it builds up in the tissue. Important Don't take any vitamin A while on Accutane. I believe with all my heart that the Accutane is the cause of my problems. I have been checked for rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. I saw a Rheumatologist, and he remembers this being a problem in the past. Joint pain and swelling began immediately after she started Accutane. A doctor at Emory University saw my pre-op MRI and determined I should never have had surgery in the first place. Now, at 17, she has severe juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Her hands looks like claws, and on some days she cannot bend her fingers completely. some days I have to wash her hair for her, and even aplly her deodorant because she is unable to raise her arms due to shoulder pain. Plaquenil and accutane Medications that Weaken Your Immune System and Fungal., Know Your Systemic Meds The Top 10 to Track Chloroquine nhibts clathrin mediated endocytosisHalflife of plaquenilPlaquenil and contraceptive pillChloroquine dosing for ophthalmology I don’t know about accutane and RA but I do know that your RA might actually be contributing to your acne. First if you take any inmmunosuppresants your immune system can’t fight the bacteria. And second, the inflammation in your system just inflames them more. This happened to me and it took topical meds from a derm to fix it. Accutane and RA rheumatoid. Accutane - American Osteopathic College of Dermatology AOCD. Hair Loss from taking Plaquenil? -. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, retinoids Accutane, oral cyclosporine, methotrexate, mycophenolate mofetil, rituximab, and pioglitazone have also been used to treat lichen planopilaris with some success, although information on these treatments is limited. The erup- tion can occur anywhere on the body, but it occurs least often on the face and most often on the lateral or dorsal surfaces of the hands and feet Figure 1. Granuloma annulare affects patients of all ages. Most cases of localized granuloma annulare are diagnosed in patients before 30 years of age. As I announced last September, with the encouragement of my dermatologist, I started an Accutane regimen. I was on the drug for a total of five months, starting in mid-July and ending in mid-December.