Please review the following URL and make sure that it is spelled correctly. I've been on Hydroxychloroquine for about a week (200mg twice daily) and I have to say I have the most awful problem with farting... Please say it does - my partner is starting to curse me! Plaquenil and cyclosporine When was chloroquin discovered I've kinda noticed the same thing but I have a lactose intolerance. It wasn't as severe as it was when I was a child until I started Plaquenil. When I started Plaquenil almost 2 months ago I assumed the GI issues were a side effect and it would eventually go away but it hasn't. I'm going to bring it up to my rheumy when I see him. I started taking Plaquenil 4 weeks ago for non specific autoimmune disease as indicated by ANA. Symptoms were low grade temperature off and on for a year, joint pain and fatigue. I have already felt some relief. Some nauseau at first but less problem with fever and joint pain. But, now I have started having stomach cramps and diarrhea. I understand these may go away. Is there anything I can. Find patient medical information for Plaquenil Oral on WebMD including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ratings. However, more recently I did start to get lots of flatulence and still do. Beans are the worst and if I overeat it seems to be worse. I am taking various windeze type products to try and counteract this but I can't say they're having much effect! I'm newly diagnosed with mixed connective tissue disease (after 12 years of consultants) and I have to say that it is exciting to finally have a diagnosis and potential treatment options at last. Jennie KHi Jennie, I was on hydroxychloroquine for many ears but did not have any of the 'wind' problems. Hydroxychloroquine and bloating Hydroxychloroquine Indications, Side Effects, Warnings., Stomach problems with Plaquenil • Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center Pharmacological classification of hydroxychloroquinePlaquenil causes nauseaHow plaquenil works for sjogrensWhat does the plaquenil test consist ofPlaquenil standard of care The study is based on hydroxychloroquine sulfate the active ingredients of Plaquenil and Plaquenil the brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients e.g. generic drugs are not considered. What is Plaquenil. All Plaquenil side effects from A to Z Common Plaquenil side effects a study from FDA data.. Plaquenil Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions.. How good is Hydroxychloroquine, and any side. - HealthUnlocked. So I guess I'll just be happy that my stomach isn't bothering me with diarrhea anymore just some random upper abdomen pain and bloating, sometimes heartburn and forget about wondering what caused it. Maybe it was Plaquenil/Oxiklorin, maybe it wasn't - but I don't think I'll go back on it. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Chloroquine Aralen Quinacrine Atabrine What are anti-malarial drugs, and why are they used to treat lupus? Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, chloroquine Aralen, and quinacrine Atabrine are medications that were originally used to prevent or treat malaria. My Dr. has increased my dosage of Plaquenil and now I am having some stomach bloating and pain, has this happened to anyone else?/p&.