Hydroxychloroquine and nerve damage

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    Hydroxychloroquine and nerve damage


    Chloroquine is now uncommonly used in favor of its derivative hydroxychloroquine. In the United States, hydroxychloroquine is most often used for its anti-inflammatory effects in rheumatology and dermatology.

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    Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. Stop taking hydroxychloroquine and call your doctor at once if you have trouble focusing, if you see light streaks or flashes in your vision, or if you notice any swelling or color changes in your eyes. Call your doctor at once if you have The damage to the retina can lead to visual field defects, decreased visual acuity, colour-vision defects, and abnormalities in ERG and EOG. 109 – 111 There are many factors that may contribute to hydroxychloroquine retinopathy. These factors include daily and cumulative dosage, duration of treatment, renal or liver disease, patient’s age. Ophthalmological ReactionsCardiomyopathy and Qt ProlongationHaematological ReactionsNeurological and Neuromuscular Reactions

    While early toxicity may be asymtomatic, patients with more advanced stage of toxicity may complain of color vision changes or paracentral scotomas. Its toxic effects on the retina are seen in the macula.

    Hydroxychloroquine and nerve damage

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  3. He told me to stop the Plaquenil because sometimes it can cause nerve damage. He told me to stop it for two weeks and come back in. He said nerve damage is a side effect. Although it is rare he has seen it happen. I was wondering if anyone else has had this happen and if the damage reversed once it was discontinued. Thanks for your repies.

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    For information and support call 0300 3030 111. Hydroxychloroquine is a medication used to treat several conditions including rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, some skin conditions especially photosensitive ones and others that involve inflammation. Doctors probably assumed that the nerve issues were due to the lupus in those patients. Plaquenil was never really a popular treatment. It does cause damage to the nerves in the retina for some people too.is probably an effect that was just very noticeable at first and the other nerve damage was less visible. I also had elevated CK indicative of muscle damage, and EMG showed chronic nerve damage. I started on plaquenil 3 months after that, and I took it for 3 1/2 years. Never noticed any difference on or off.

     
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    Applies to hydroxychloroquine: oral tablet Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine may cause some unwanted effects. Can plaquenil cause eye floaters? - How lupus affects the eyes Lupus Foundation of America Dealing With Eye Floaters? - Vision Center.
     
  6. Alexander-BL New Member

    Chloroquine Indications, Side Effects, Warnings - A severe eye problem has happened with chloroquine. This may lead to lasting eyesight problems. The risk may be higher if you have some types of eye or kidney problems. The risk may also be higher with some doses of chloroquine, if you use chloroquine for longer than 5 years, or if you take certain other drugs like tamoxifen.

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