Before Using This Medicine
Before taking this medication, tell your doctor if you have:
- had an allergic reaction to previous Plaquenil Sulfate therapy
- glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G-6-PD) deficiency
- ever had eye damage or visual changes due to Plaquenil Sulfate or chloroquine
- liver disease
You may not be able to take Plaquenil Sulfate, or you may require a lower dose or
special monitoring during your therapy if you have any of the conditions listed above.
It is not known whether Plaquenil Sulfate will harm an unborn baby. Do not take
Plaquenil Sulfate without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant. It is
not known how Plaquenil Sulfate will affect a nursing infant. Do not take Plaquenil
Sulfate without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.