I am 29 years old and after dealing undiagnosed for 6 months (blood work always came back negative for anything) I was finaly and greatfully diagnosed with RA. I just went for my follow up and had blood work dont to make sure the medicine isnt causing any issues with my body and my labs came back great. It took about 8 weeks for me to feel the results, but they are amazing! Sensorineural hearing loss and plaquenil Rheumatoid arthritis hydroxychloroquine medications Plaquenil is sometimes given only once per week. Choose the same day each week to take this medicine if you are on a weekly dosing schedule. Take Plaquenil with a meal or a glass of milk. To prevent malaria Start taking Plaquenil 2 weeks before entering an area where malaria is common. Continue taking the medicine regularly during your stay. Amenorrhea uh-men-o-REE-uh is the absence of menstruation — one or more missed menstrual periods. Women who have missed at least three menstrual periods in a row have amenorrhea, as do girls who haven't begun menstruation by age 15. The most common cause of amenorrhea is pregnancy. 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. I have always been like clockwork when it comes to that. My main consern and why I am here, is I am currently 7 Days late on my MC. Plaquenil and heavy periods Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate Menstruation Irregular Reports., Amenorrhea - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic Hydroxychloroquine plaquenil eksisozlukHydroxychloroquine lose eye sight If you think you have excessively heavy periods, you might have menorrhagia. Here's when to see a doctor about periods that go above and beyond. This Is When to See Your Doctor About Heavy Periods SELF. Periods and plaquenil Lupus Forums at The Lupus Site. Why Is My Period So Heavy?. Hi as karen said earlier its the plaquinel, i came off it for 6 months and was sweat but sadly back on it again and none stop sweating,my periods were like urs so i saw a gyny and he recommend i go back on the depo pill injection every 3 months and that has helped a lot, no pain, no periods im 44, and was told i was going through my change 12 years ago but it wasnt i now know its lupus. I started plaquenil last week and almost lost my mind. The emotional and mental herx was the most intense I've ever had. BUT, then I realize that last week was the week prior to my period. Connection here? Could increasing medicine when your hormones are already out of whack cause a bigger herx? An Introduction to Heavy Periods in Perimenopause Perimenopause is the 4-10 year time frame before your periods cease and you enter into menopause at around 50. It’s a time characterized by fluctuating hormones, and symptoms caused by that hot flashes, mood changes, weight gain, etc.