Joy, is it the name brand plaquenil that you get from Wal Mart then? Plus, the different brand plaquenil is causing me to have nightmares. They carry Sandoz generic but since Sandoz makes generic and name brand, while they are out of generic, I get the name brand for generic prices!!! But my latest refill i also received a different brand that says plaquenil right on it. Gosh, I was so fatigued and hurt, so it was a big blessing for me. Hello, I have been on generic Plaquenil called Hydroxychloroquine. They told me to ask next time for the other manufacturer... How am I supposed to know to do that when its been the other manufacturer all this time..... anyway I know now..Hugs Peggy jeanneac I guess because I have insurance with bcbs they aren't doing that for me... I said I want the generic and they said it was the generic but I know it wasn't.. It seemed to work really well for me and the name brand would be cost prohibitive for me. The generic brand from Sandoz seemed to be working for me. I am assuming b/c of the different plaquenil, but who knows?? I have not heard of this and it is very odd that there could be a shortage. Hard to pick a favorite but I like Megan and Koryn the best, I believe. I do believe now that they gave me the brand name as it had the actual Plaquenil written on it. Toxicity of chloroquine Reviews on plaquenil for rheumatoid arthritis Plaquenil active ingredients The situation with the coronavirus is quickly going from bad to worse. Hundreds of cases breaking out across the world, dozens of new deaths. And, of course, these are just the official numbers. Hydroxychloroquine sulfate is a colorless crystalline solid, soluble in water to at least 20 percent; chemically the drug is 2-4-7-Chloro-4-quinolylaminopentylethylamino ethanol sulfate 11. PLAQUENIL hydroxychloroquine sulfate tablets contain 200 mg hydroxychloroquine sulfate, equivalent to 155 mg base, and are for oral administration. Shortage reports. Brand name Strength Dosage. MYLAN-HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE 200MG. Actual shortage 2019-12-11 2020-01-21 100921 Well, there could have been some sort of manufacturing problem and that created the shortage. It's too difficult to control two auto immune diseases. I've had no problems and I've been on it for three years now at a high dose. At first, I thought it was a medication but I still have them at times. Has anyone experienced weakness/shaky feeling while taking the plaquenil? At CVS, they carried the generic made by Sandoz, maybe they cut a deal with them to give the name brand for the generic price. I had a few good weeks of feeling almost back to normal and it's been a rough few days to slide back. If it's generic, they shouldn't have charged you that much! They said that it was due to a different manufacturer. Plaquenil shortage 2019 Plaquenil Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions., Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage, Side Effects. Chloroquine retinal cellHydroxychloroquine and myasthenia gravisChloroquine 750 mgMalaria chloroquine proguanil Manufacturers provide FDA most drug shortage information, and the agency works closely with them to prevent or reduce the impact of shortages. In October 2019, FDA issued a report, “Drug. Drug Shortages FDA. Reports for MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS ULC - Drug Shortages Canada. Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate Tablets -. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Plaquenil is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. Plaquenil Shortage Leaves RA, Lupus Patients in Pain and Demanding Answers. Written by Ashley Boynes-Shuck on March 7, 2015. Living with rheumatoid arthritis or lupus is hard. Living with. At the time the demand for services and number of rheumatologists were proportionate. However, with the aging U. S. population and lack of growth in the number of rheumatologists, experts projected that by 2010 there would be a shortage of 400 rheumatologists and that number would climb to 2,500 by 2025.