I just want to know if this really is nothing in the world of Lupus and inflammation....rheumatologists refuse to consider Lupus,because: 1. They have looked at everything else, and nothing else fits what is going on. My platelet count had been low and went even lower and I had mild anemia for years. I need help, so I don't mind) It was 38 two weeks ago, and it is 52 now. I wish you didn't have this to deal with at such a young age. My doctors deduced I had it several months before my first flare and confirmation by tests that I had lupus. How to bill for following plaquenil retina icd-10 Folic acid and plaquenil Chloroquine fisher What class of drug is hydroxychloroquine sulfate Feb 19, 2020 SIDE EFFECTS. The following adverse reactions have been identified during post-approval use of PLAQUENIL or other 4-aminoqunoline compounds. Because these reactions are reported voluntarily from a population of uncertain size, it is not always possible to reliably estimate their frequency or establish a causal relationship to drug exposure. My highest "SED Rate" within the last 3 years, was 10, the range was 0-20, MM/HOUR-Main. My "C-Reactive Protein" was high 1.4 High with the normal range was a score of 0.8. I was very sick with allergy-driven, sinusitis. I exprienced severe joint and muscle pain along with severe muscle stiffness and weakness. The erythrocyte sedimentation rate ESR or sed rate and C-reactive protein CRP are among the oldest laboratory tests still in use. 1-3 Both bloods tests are used to detect inflammation in the body. 4-6 Inflammation can present as either acute ie, from injury or infection or chronic. Multiple cells are involved in the release of. Someone will be along with information/criteria for diagnosis. There are alot of helpful, smart and supportive people in this forum. God Bless You, Judy FMS won't register an elevated ESR. Keep a diary of all your symptoms, take pictures of any rashes, etc. People with fibro do not usually have abnormal labs and an elevated sed rate means you have inflammation somewhere. It is just an indication that some type of inflammatory process is active. Tests can be negative or positive and vary from test to test and yet you can have lupus. Make sure your rheumatologist has as much information as possible. That is why so many do not get a positive diagnosis for years. Plaquenil increases sed rate Rheumatoid Arthritis SED rate - Healthboards, Sed Rate and how you felt" Lupus Community - Support Group Quinine plaquenilSaposin b binds chloroquineHypoglycemia and plaquenil A sedimentation rate is a common blood test that is used to detect and monitor inflammation in the body. The sedimentation rate is also called the erythrocyte sedimentation rate because it is a measure of the speed that the red blood cells erythrocytes in a tube of blood fall to the bottom of the tube form sediment. What Is Sedimentation Rate? Normal Test Levels & What They Mean. Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate and C-Reactive Protein Old.. Your average ESR/SED rate? Any help.please.. Some conditions and medicines can affect the speed at which red blood cells fall -- and they may affect your test results. these include * anemia * older age * kidney problems * thyroid disease Can Plaquenil cause Elevated Sedimentation Rate? Complete analysis from patient reviews and trusted online health resources, including first-hand experiences. My sed rate runs between 80 and 90----it has for several years. The Infectious Disease Dr. that I saw would not run a sed rate because he said it is of no value. According to him, if you had a pimple on your face it would give you a high sed rate.