Plaquenil eye issues

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  1. epilot Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil eye issues


    Please review the following URL and make sure that it is spelled correctly. Plaquenil, hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), is an anti-malarial medication that has been proven to be useful in the treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and other inflammatory and autoimmune diseases.

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    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression. Abnormal Liver Function Tests. Acute Liver Failure. Acute Pustular Eruptions On Skin. Bronchospasm. Decreased Blood Platelets. Decreased White Blood Cells. Deficiency Of Granulocytes A Type Of White Blood Cell. Aug 29, 2014 Retinal toxicity of Plaquenil may manifest itself with subtle disturbances of the retinal pigment epithelium which may eventually lead to complete destruction of the macula in the form of bull’s-eye maculopathy. Plaquenil is a drug used to treat Rheumatoid Arthritis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosis. It is a very good drug and gives many patients significant relief from their symptoms. Plaquenil related eye complications are not common. Plaquenil can produce pigment changes in the macula of the retina.

    Similar to its use in systemic lupus erythematosus, many clinicians feel that it is useful in reducing general Sjögren’s “disease activity.” One of the reasons that physicians feel comfortable in prescribing Plaquenil is its low risk to benefit ratio. In Sjögren’s, Plaquenil is used to treat many symptoms of Sjögren’s including fatigue, joint symptoms of arthritis and arthralgias (joint pain), dry mouth and dry eyes.

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  3. A few years ago my eye doctor noticed an issue on the exam, and I noticed peripheral vision damage and glare issues. He immediately same day called my rheumatologist, who took me off plaquenil. My eye doc said it was the first case he had seen where there was an effect.

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    Plaquenil is the brand name of hydroxychloroquine, a drug used to prevent or treat malaria. Plaquenil can cause serious side effects when used in high doses for chronic diseases such as RA over the long term. Ocular side effects of anti-rheumatic medications what a rheumatologist should know V Peponis, 1 VC Kyttaris, 2 SE Chalkiadakis, 1 S Bonovas, 3 and NM Sitaras 3 1 Athens Eye Hospital, Second Eye Clinic, Athens, Greece Call your doctor immediately or get emergency medical help if you experience any of the following serious side effects Any vision problems, such as reading difficulties, sensitivity to light. Hearing problems, such as ringing or ticking in the ears, or hearing changes. Loss of balance.

     
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    Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD). Arthritis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic Coronavirus and Arthritis What You Need to Know. Plaquenil Uses, Dosage & Side Effects -
     
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    What Is Plaquenil? - American Academy of Ophthalmology Plaquenil lowers your immune system’s ability to cause inflammation. This can help control symptoms like rashes, skin and mouth sores and joint pain. Plaquenil and your eyes. A rare side effect of Plaquenil is damage to the eye's retina. The retina is the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye. Using Plaquenil for a long period of time may harm the retina, causing serious vision loss.

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    Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine sulfate dosing, indications. Irreversible retinal damage observed in some patients who had received hydroxychloroquine sulfate; significant risk factors for retinal damage include daily doses of hydroxychloroquine sulfate greater than 6.5 mg/kg 5 mg/kg base of actual body weight, durations of use greater than five years, subnormal glomerular filtration.

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