Plaquenil bull's eye maculopathy

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    Plaquenil bull's eye maculopathy


    One such commonly used medication for dermatologic and rheumatologic inflammatory conditions is hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil), a chloroquine derivative. It is used to treat many diseases including malaria, rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus.

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    Bull’s eye maculopathy. A 55-year-old female who had been taking hydroxychloroquine for 10 years before the onset of symptoms. A Color fundus photos showing bull’s-eye maculopathy. B Fundus autofluorescence with central mottled. Dr. Fung’s case involved a 48-year-old woman with lupus. Nine years after discontinuing medical therapy, the patient had new scotomas, difficulty reading and progression of bull’s-eye maculopathy. Plaquenil’s long half-life in the body can cause irreversible and progressive damage, Dr. Fung said. Bull's eye maculopathy. Chloroquine retinopathy, is a form of toxic retinopathy damage of the retina caused by the drugs chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine, which are sometimes used in the treatment of autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. This eye toxicity limits long-term use of the drugs.

    It is imperative that patients and physicians are aware of and watch for this drug’s ocular side effects. Retinal toxicity from hydroxychloroquine is rare, but even if the medication is discontinued, vision loss may be irreversible and may continue to progress.

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  6. Later in the disease, patients can develop a bilateral bull's eye maculopathy, characterized by a ring of retinal pigment epithelium RPE depigmentation in the macula, sparing the fovea, which is often accompanied by paracentral and central scotomas. End stage hydroxychloroquine toxicity leads to widespread RPE and retinal atrophy with a loss.

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    The condition sometimes resembles a target, or bulls-eye ring, on the retina surrounding the macula. Hydroxychloroquine retinopathy is extremely rare and is most often seen in cases where the dosage is high or the patient has been taking it for several years. Bulls-eye maculopathy is uncommon, but when it does occur, it can be devastating. Although the incidence of macular toxicity is infrequent with Plaquenil use at a dosage of 200mg or 400mg q.d. its visual impact can be devastating. 2,3. The associated classic retinal toxicity is described as a bull’s eye maculopathy ring of depigmented retinal pigment epithelium that spares the foveal area. Hydroxychloroquine is a well-tolerated medication for various rheumatologic and dermatologic conditions. Its main side effects are gastrointestinal upset, skin rash, headache, and ocular toxicity1. Within the eye, hydroxychloroquine can adversely impact the cornea, ciliary body, and retina1

     
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    Chloroquine Professional Patient Advice - A 16.67 mg chloroquine PHOSPHATE/mL oral suspension equivalent to 10 mg chloroquine BASE/mL may be made from tablets. Crush two 500 mg chloroquine PHOSPHATE tablets equivalent to 300 mg BASE/tablet in a mortar and reduce to a fine powder. Add a small amount of sterile water for irrigation.

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