Were you looking for information about Plaquenil? Plaquinol is a common misspelling of Plaquenil.
Plaquenil® (hydroxychloroquine sulfate) is a prescription drug licensed for several uses, including the treatment of malaria, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis. It can also be used to prevent malaria infections when taken for two weeks prior to anticipated exposure. You should talk to your healthcare provider before taking Plaquenil if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, have psoriasis, or have liver disease. Side effects that may occur with this medicine include skin reactions, diarrhea, and eye damage.
(Click Plaquenil for more information on how Plaquenil works, suggestions on when and how to take the medicine, and a list of other side effects that may occur. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on Plaquenil.)