Plaquenil macula

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  1. ciber New Member

    Plaquenil macula


    It may have both an anti-spirochaete activity and an anti-inflammatory activity, similar to the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. And caution is required if patients have certain heart conditions, diabetes, psoriasis etc.

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    Macular toxicity is related to the total cumulative dose rather than the daily dose. Regular eye screening, even in the absence of visual symptoms, is recommended to begin when either of these risk factors occurs. Toxicity from hydroxychloroquine may be seen in two distinct areas of the eye the cornea and the macula. 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. Bull’s Eye Retinopathy Early macular toxicity can cause stippling or mottling of the RPE Next, granular pigmentation and loss of the normal foveal reflex can occur It’s believed but not proven that if early macular changes are detected and the medication is stopped, any toxicity that has occurred can be reversed.1 If the maculopathy continues to progress, concentric zones of.

    The most serious adverse effects affect the eye, with dose-related retinopathy as a concern even after hydroxychloroquine use is discontinued. The most common adverse effects are a mild nausea and occasional stomach cramps with mild diarrhea.

    Plaquenil macula

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    Background The American Academy of Ophthalmology recommendations on screening for chloroquine CQ and hydroxychloroquine HCQ retinopathy are revised in light of new information about the prevalence of toxicity, risk factors, fundus distribution, and effectiveness of screening tools. Plaquenil can produce pigment changes in the macula of the retina. The retina is the part of the back of the eye that you see with. The macula is the central part of the retina responsible for central fine vision. With Plaquenil related toxicity, the pigment in the macula can change and alter vision by producing blurring and distortion of objects. I am newly "diagnosed", though still waiting for it to be official. Haha! Anyway I was diagnosed with dry macular degeneration 7 years ago. A recent exam showed it has worsened. I have also seen 3 rheumatologists, and 2 of them say I should take Plaquenil and the risk of damage to my macula is not big enough to not take the Plaquenil. One.

     
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    Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Sulfasalazine Oral Route Precautions - Mayo Clinic UV exposure What you need to know Lupus Foundation of America Sun reaction -
     
  8. Sir-MAI New Member

    Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial medication used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites, which enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Plaquenil is also used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. Plaquenil is available in generic form.

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