Plaquenil - side effects?

  1. Have any of you ever cared for a patient who had been taking Plaquenil for long periods?? I'm asking in regards to side effects from long term use. My fiance has been prescribed this med. for SLE and the possible side effects sound worse than the problem it is meant to treat to me. Any insight would be greatly appreciated.
    Thank You
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  3. by   P_RN

    The usuall effect *I* have seen is GI disturbances.
  4. by   GatorRN
    Thanks for the forwarded link P_RN. It was informative. I appreciate your help.