Can plaquenil cause your ankles to swell

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I have been taking Plaquenil for 8 weeks and my ankles are swollen . Could it be doing it to me . I also think some strange things . I took it before and it do this last time

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    I have been taking Plaquenil for about 1 1//2 yrs never a problem with it, you should also have eyes checked in 6 months.  I also don't use much salt anymore because it can cause problems.  Good luck

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    I have been taking Plaquenil for several months and have not had a problem with side effects so far.
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    I've been taking Plaquenil for several months now but I don't see any difference in my feet.  If you are worried please see your Rheumatologist. They say it can cause problems with sight and my optician has given me a chart with small squares on it. I look at the chart every week one eye at a time and if the squares start to go out of shape only then do I have to see him. It has stopped me worrying unnecessarily.

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    I am on plaquinil and mtx. Once in a while, when I am having a flareup, my ankles will swell by evening. After a day or two it goes away. Part of the inflammatory process I guess..
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