Hydroxychloroquine and eyes

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  1. aleksm Guest

    Hydroxychloroquine and eyes


    Plaquenil is usually used for long term disease control, rather than in the short term to control active bursts of inflammation. Plaquenil has important but uncommon side effects that may affect your eye. The most important affect of Plaquenil on your eye is to damage the retina at the back of your eye.

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    A 57-year-old female presented to the Ophthalmology clinic at UIHC complaining bilateral central photopsias for the past two years. She suffered from Sjogren syndrome and inflammatory arthritis and was currently treated with prednisone and methotrexate. She was previously treated with hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil 200mg bid 6.5mg/kg for 10 years, which was stopped one year prior to. Hydroxychloroquine HCQ, sold under the brand name Plaquenil among others, is a medication used for the prevention and treatment of certain types of malaria. Specifically it is used for chloroquine-sensitive malaria. Other uses include treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and porphyria cutanea tarda. It is taken by mouth. Hydroxychloroquine and Eyes. My rheumatologist was adamant that I had an eye test before I started hydroxychloroquine a to check that my eyes were in a condition that could tolerate hydroxyquinine b give a baseline, to compare against future annual tests, or any time I felt a change, whichever is the sooner.

    This sort of retinal damage may result in patchy loss of central vision or patchy loss of vision just close to the centre of your vision. Fortunately, this is very uncommon and generally only occurs in patients on high doses or patients with bad kidney function.

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  6. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine is used to dampen inflammation in some forms of arthritis, especially rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. Plaquenil is usually used for long term disease control, rather than in the short term to control active bursts of inflammation. So long as you are careful with your eyes, then there are no reasons that you.

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    Inability to move the eyes increased blinking or spasms of the eyelid joint or muscle pain large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, and sex organs loss of hearing lower back or side pain noisy breathing painful or difficult urination red irritated eyes Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria. 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.

     
  7. sowich Well-Known Member

    A recent article published by the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) presented new recommendations for screening of patients being managed with hydroxychloroquine (HCQ). Retinal toxicity associated with chronic exposure to. Retina Today - Imaging in Hydroxychloroquine Toxicity. Plaquenil Toxicity - Symptoms, Treatment, Risk Factors.
     
  8. Malinka Well-Known Member

    I've been taking Plaquenil 400 mg for nearly 6 mos. Plaquenil vs. Aralen Prescription Treatment for Malaria. Plaquenil oral Reviews and User Ratings Effectiveness, Ease. Treating Lupus with Anti-Malarial Drugs Johns Hopkins.
     
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  10. YaK XenForo Moderator

    Plaquenil User Reviews for Rheumatoid Arthritis at This was twice cleared up with heavy doses of antibiotics and Cortisone. However my rheumatologist took me off all arthritis drugs and we added them back little by little. When plaquenil was finally included with the other drugs again, it took about three days and my My face started swelling and the rash and and itching.

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