Medication question

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I'm diagnosed w undifferentiated connective tissue disease. I am taking plaquenil. Has anyone ever had this mwf trigger a flare? I've been sick for about 5 days... Fatigue, extreme joint pain, stomach issues, butterfly rash. I have been doing paleo for the past three weeks and now am trying to avoid FODMAPS. Thoughts?

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    Have you been back to the person who prescribed the Plaquenil?  How long have you been taking it & do you have regular blood tests?

    I'll post a link to its side effects but it may take a while to be approved

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    Hi! I actually called the dr yesterday... I am having a flare. It just coincided with taking palquenil for the first time. I am back on prednisone and have reduced the plaquenil to one time a day at night. I have only been on the med for one week, so I won't even know until I am on it for three weeks if it is working. Thanks for the link... I had seen that. I am newly diagnosed, so it is a great deal of information to wrap my head around. One day at a time!

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