You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Oral chloroquine di Eye plaquenil screeniing Peripheral neuropathy has not been reported so far in these studies with leflunomide. Our immunology–rheumatology clinic is part of a tertiary care centre in southern India. One hundred and fifty patients with rheumatoid arthritis ACR criteria attending our clinic between October 2000 and March 2003 formed the study cohort. Plaquenil and small fiber neuropathy I used Plaquenil years ago for extreme muscle and joint issues and it seemed to work fine. All my issues were resolved over a years time on low doses. Some rheumatoid arthritis patients will develop carpal tunnel syndrome or other mild forms of peripheral neuropathy. Symptoms tend to appear bilaterally, meaning that both sides of the body i.e. both hands or both knees are impacted in a similar way. [Multiple sclerosis (MS) and Myasthenia Gravis (MG) have their own forums below.]Fibromyalgia syndrome is a widespread musculoskeletal pain and fatigue disorder which generally occurs in the muscles, ligaments, and tendons the soft fibrous tissues in the body. This "Sanctuary" is a place for people of all spiritual beliefs and faiths to offer support and compassion to each other in the form of prayers, meditation, and expressions of spirituality. For Hashimotos thyroiditis (underactive thyroid), Graves disease (overactive thyroid), Lupus, Crohn's disease, all types of arthritis, and all other autoimmune diseases. Hydroxychloroquine and peripheral neuropathy Types of Peripheral Neuropathy - Inflammatory - Vasculitis - Sjögren's., Plaquenil and small fiber neuropathy - NeuroTalk Support. Plaquenil and chest pain Drug‐induced peripheral neuropathy can begin weeks to months after initiation of treatment with a particular drug and reach a peak at, or after, the end of treatment. In most cases, the pain and paraesthesia completely resolve after cessation of treatment. However, in some cases, DIPN is only partially reversible and can be permanent 5. Drug‐Induced Peripheral Neuropathy - Vilholm - 2014 - Basic &.. Rheumatoid Arthritis The Foundation For Peripheral.. Hydroxychloroquine neuromyotoxicity.. Peripheral neuropathies arise from disorders associated specifically outside the central nervous system CNS and within the peripheral nervous system. 1 Symptoms of peripheral neuropathy include numbness, tingling, paresthesia pins and needles sensations, sensitivity to touch, or muscle weakness. A patient with psoriatic arthritis developed a peripheral neuropathy while taking hydroxychloroquine and naproxen. Although it was initially suspected that hydroxychloroquine was responsible for the neuropathy, subsequent rechallenge with naproxen demonstrated that clinical and electrophysiologic findings were related to routine pharmacologic doses of naproxen. Did your muscle pain come before, after or with the neuropathy? Did the Plaquenil help with the muscle joint part of your problem? Where was your neuropathy and what are you taking now if anything? When I took the Plaquenil I had RA antibodies and it was muscle / joint related. Thanks for responding.