I have searched high and low for info today with no luck. From what I gather, Plaquenil has antimicrobial properties so if that is the case, it really could kill the good bugs but there is no written evidence of that on all the reading I have done on the internet. Lori, I have just been diagnosed during the week with an Oral Thrush Infection, I have been having Dry mouth problems since about March. I did have a really bad thrush Infection when I was pregnant (100 yrs ago Is it the Plaquenil or the fact that you are on immune suppressant drugs? Plaquenil and anxiety Plaquenil oct images Plaquenil hashimoto's I did not realize that the Diflucan which I took for several months can cause hair loss, and a lot of my hair fell out. It's all grown back in now, no big deal, just fair warning. Small and temporary price to pay for getting rid of the yeast infection, which can be very dangerous. Hi Living5oul, There is a section in my one book about lupus causing vaginal dryness and yeast infection like problems. The whole section is devoted to comfortable sexualty in spite of lupus so I would think you are not the only one to have this problem. 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. I also get sinus infections and strep skin infections all from the same thing. I get repeated yeast infections from the fact that these drugs are immune suppressant. Can plaquenil cause yeast infections Plaquenil and yeast infections - Doctor answers on HealthcareMagic, Healthboards - Immune & Autoimmune - Lupus vaginal problems Bad side effects of plaquenilDoes plaquenil have blood thinning propertiesHydroxychloroquine cause dilePlaquenil and psychosisCan hydroxychloroquine cause staphylococcus aureus uti A yeast infection can cause a yeast-like smell and a thick, white discharge, as well as itching, soreness, and burning during urination and intercourse. It occurs when yeast, which are normally present in the vagina, overgrow. Vaginal Odor Causes and Treatment Berkeley Wellness. Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses. Healthboards - Immune & Autoimmune - Lupus Lupus and Infections.. Plaquenil can make you completely blind! *Legitimate looking vitamins I take to help remediate it I took Plaquenil for over 13 years and it caused me and 6 in every 1000 patients, new research shows to have toxic maculopathy it caused. *re even if you quit taking the drug, it can continue to damage the eye until blindness occurs. But the problem is, the side effects include cancer and diseases like that or opportunistic infections. Many times I’ve seen people on TNF blockers that end up with bad Candida infections. Candida is actually an opportunistic infection that’s actually linked with rheumatoid. Plaquenil cause UTI and weightless If this isn't the right place I am sorry, I had only taken this for a week so don't know if its just the lupus. This med will take 2 months to begin working. This med will take 2 months to begin working.