Plaquenil and maculopathy

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  1. MrAndres New Member

    Plaquenil and maculopathy


    Plaquenil is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia.

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    With Plaquenil Plaquenil is manufactured in only a 200 mg tablet The typical dosage is either 200 or 400 mg per day 200 mg daily puts anyone under 68 pounds at risk1 400 mg of Plaquenil daily puts anyone under 135 pounds at a higher risk for toxicity Therefore, 200mg of Plaquenil daily is going to be a safe dosage for virtually all adults13 Fundus changes on biomicroscopy, including bull's eye maculopathy, are indicative of fairly advanced hydroxychloroquine-induced retinal toxicity which is largely irreversible despite cessation of the medication. Apr 10, 2019 Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Plaquenil is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia.

    Plaquenil is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

    Plaquenil and maculopathy

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  4. Plaquenil-induced maculopathy is a form of retinal toxicity that is associated with long-term use of of the anti-inflammatory medication plaquenil. The drug-induced maculopathy is associated with the following risk factors Cumulative dose level of 1,000 grams of plaquenil.

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    Hydroxychloroquine oral tablet is available as a brand-name drug and a generic drug. Brand name Plaquenil. Hydroxychloroquine comes only as a tablet you take by mouth. Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat malaria, lupus erythematosus, and rheumatoid arthritis. Jan 01, 2020 Plaquenil is indicated for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria due to P. falciparum, P. malariae, P. ovale, and P. vivax. Plaquenil is indicated for the prophylaxis of malaria in geographic areas where chloroquine resistance is not reported. Limitations of Use in Malaria • Plaquenil is not recommended for the treatment of complicated malaria. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is considered an older DMARD disease modifying anti-rheumatic drug. Plaquenil was actually first classified as an antimalarial drug, but it is also used to treat certain rheumatic and autoimmune conditions which are unrelated to malaria.

     
  5. Sanuke User

    Applies to hydroxychloroquine: oral tablet Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine (the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil) may cause some unwanted effects. TIER RECOMMENDED DRUG LIST BRAND NAME DRUGS WITH. SLE and HSV-2 treatment of both possible? Things That Can Mess With Your Thyroid Medication - GoodRx
     
  6. evg700 XenForo Moderator

    I have been taking plaquenil for a little over 10 years and getting eye exams regularly. Despite Plaquenil dosing recommendations, retinal toxicity. Plaquenil Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term - Hydroxychloroquine toxicity - EyeWiki
     
  7. KISSiara New Member

    HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE - ORAL Plaquenil side effects, medical. Consumer information about the medication HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE - ORAL Plaquenil, includes side effects, drug interactions, recommended dosages, and storage information. Read more about the prescription drug HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE - ORAL.

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  8. newwand XenForo Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil - For the treatment of RA, hydroxychloroquine is typically taken by mouth once daily at 200-400 mg, although it can be taken at a higher dose. A loading dose of 1,200 mg daily, given for 6 weeks may decrease the time to clinical response. However, experts debate that this higher dosage may increase the risk of toxicity.

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