Maculopathy with plaquenil

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    Maculopathy with plaquenil


    Pattern of Retinopathy: Although the locus of toxic damage is parafoveal in many eyes, Asian patients often show an extramacular pattern of damage. Dose: We recommend a maximum daily HCQ use of 5.0 mg/kg real weight, which correlates better with risk than ideal weight.

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    Taking Hydroxychloroquine develop toxicity2 It’s rare for side effects to occur with Plaquenil if the medication is dosed properly Side effects Blurred vision, bull’s eye maculopathy, scotoma, vortex keratopathy, headache, accommodative dysfunction, whitening of eyelashes, phototoxicity3 In some people, Plaquenil can cause a condition called hydroxychloroquine retinopathy, often referred to as bulls-eye maculopathy. The condition sometimes resembles a target, or bulls-eye ring, on the retina surrounding the macula. Apr 20, 2011 Toxic maculopathy associated with chloroquine use was first documented in the literature five decades ago.1 In the United States, Plaquenil––an analog to chloroquine––is used to treat a variety of conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and several distinct inflammatory disorders.

    Risk of Toxicity: The risk of toxicity is dependent on daily dose and duration of use. There are no similar demographic data for CQ, but dose comparisons in older literature suggest using 2.3 mg/kg real weight.

    Maculopathy with plaquenil

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    Sep 15, 2014 Hydroxychloroquine sulfate HCQ, Plaquenil is an analogue of chloroquine CQ, an antimalarial agent, used for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune disorders. Its use has been associated with severe retinal toxicity, requiring a discontinuation of therapy. Diagnosis Hydroxychloroquine-induced retinal toxicity Discussion. Chloroquine CQ and hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil HCQ have been used for many years, initially for the treatment of malaria but now more commonly for the treatment of inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus 1. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine Disease Interactions. There are 8 disease interactions with Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine The use of 4-aminoquinolines is generally considered contraindicated in the presence of retinal or visual field changes, whether attributable to 4-aminoquinoline compounds or to any other etiology.

     
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    ive put on 45 lbs since starting this medication back in October it is January now so that’s 10lbs a month. Hydroxychloroquine and weight gain - Answers on HealthTap Plaquenil & Weight Gain/Loss - Hydroxychloroquine Reviews Everyday Health
     
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    Mutations in the Plasmodium falciparum chloroquine resistance. Sep 30, 2015 Mutations in the Plasmodium falciparum chloroquine resistance transporter, PfCRT, are the major determinant of chloroquine resistance in this lethal human malaria parasite.

    Chloroquine-Resistant Haplotype Plasmodium falciparum.