Yesterday my rheumatologist started me on hydroxychloroquine as well. Is anyone else on this combination and have you had any problems with it as I know hydroxychloroquine can cause eye sight problems. Plaquenil saved my life Chloroquine retinopathy Hochberg MC, Tracy JK, Hawkins-Holt M, Flores RH 2003 Comparison of the efficacy of the tumour necrosis factor α blocking agents adalimumab, etanercept, and infliximab when added to methotrexate in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis. Ann Rheum Dis 62Suppl 2ii13–ii16 PMC free article This benefit covers HUMIRA ® adalimumab alone or, for rheumatology patients, HUMIRA plus one of the following medications methotrexate, leflunomide Arava ®, or hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil ®. Eligibility Available to patients with commercial prescription insurance coverage for HUMIRA who meet eligibility criteria. Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. It's used to treat and prevent malaria infection, and to reduce symptoms and progression of autoimmune diseases such as. Recently my eyes have felt sore and, after posting a question on this site, I am seeing my GP on Monday. Thanks Hi Catjones I have been taking this combination, started on both of them in January this year. Humira methotrexate plaquenil Effects of methotrexate and hydroxychloroquine combination., Sign Up for HUMIRA® adalimumab Complete What is hydroxychloroquine sulfate 200Accidently took next days dose of hydroxychloroquineChloroquine dose in liver abscess Jan 22, 2016 Glenn Frey's death, tied in part to rheumatoid arthritis medications he was taking, is a 'wake-up call' about the dangers of powerful drugs used to treat the condition, a top doc says. It should push arthritis patients and their doctors to seek out safer available alternatives. Safe, Natural Alternatives to Arthritis Drugs Top Doc.. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage.. Patient Assistance & Copay Savings Card for HUMIRA® Cost. Methotrexate vs plaquenil side effects long term and short term The only problem is the Plaquenil causes severe headaches that interfer with my daily activities also. But the Dr suggested I try Methotrexate instead. Dec 28, 2017 I know Plaquenil has helped me a ton, because I tried going off of it once to see if I really needed it. The first two weeks weren't bad, as Plaquenil has a high half-life and there was still some Plaquenil in my body. After that, my Lupus got progressively worse until I gave up and re-started the Plaquenil after 6 weeks of being off it. I having been suffering with RA for almost a year now but only diagnosed about 2 months ago. I have been taking Hydroxychloroquine without much success so my RA doctor just prescribed Methotrexate and Humira. I am suppose to start the Methotrexate immediately and the Humira next week sometime.