Plaquenil toxicity ocular

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  1. Utilizator New Member

    Plaquenil toxicity ocular


    There are hundreds of drugs with potential retinal toxicity—so many that the National Registry of Drug-Induced Ocular Side Effects doesn’t stratify them by incidence or effect, said Frederick W. “Rick” Fraunfelder, MD, director of the Registry and associate professor of ophthalmology at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland.

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    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. Download PDF. Drug-induced ocular side effects are back in the spotlight, thanks to the Academy’s revision of its recommendations on screening for retinal toxicity from chloroquine and its analogue hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil. 1 There are hundreds of drugs with potential retinal toxicity—so many that the National Registry of Drug-Induced Ocular Side Effects doesn’t stratify them by. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is in a class of drugs called disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs, which are used to decrease inflammation, pain and joint damage. While today it is used to treat autoimmune conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus, it was originally used as an anti-malaria drug.

    “It’s a pretty rare thing.” Nevertheless, he urged doctors to master the Academy’s new guidelines, because the effects from chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, when they do occur, are severe and often irreversible. “Plaquenil toxicity isn’t even in the top 10, or the top 100” if you’re looking at incidence, he said.

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  7. Ocular manifestations of hydroxychloroquine include corneal verticillata and retinal toxicity. Verticillata are cornea deposits of salts within the corneal epithelium. This condition does not cause symptoms and is reversible with cessation of the medication.

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    Note This document contains side effect information about hydroxychloroquine. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Plaquenil. For the Consumer. Applies to hydroxychloroquine oral tablet. Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil may cause some unwanted effects. 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 Protecting your eyesight when taking Plaquenil. With all of the physical and emotional complications that lupus can cause, it’s easy to overlook symptoms that seem minor at first. But take this advice Don’t ignore changes in vision.

     
  8. DrZorge New Member

    This article focuses upon hydroxychloroquine retinopathy. Chloroquine was originally used as an anti-malarial therapeutic. Plaquenil Screening - Retinal Diagnostic Center Hydroxychloroquine toxicity - EyeWiki Plaquenil Related Eye Problems - Fraser Eye
     
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    13 mg/kg (10 mg/kg base), not to exceed 800 mg (620 mg base) followed by 6.5 mg/kg (5 mg/kg base), not to exceed 400 mg (310 mg base), at 6 hours, 24 hours and 48 hours after the initial dose. Want to know good stuff about plaquenil - HealthBoards Plaquenil & Weight Gain/Loss - Will you have Weight increased with Plaquenil - eHealthMe
     
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  11. mbin New Member

    Has anyone experienced plaquenil toxicity with damage to eyes? After seeing MANY professionals including a neurologist, a retinal specialist, neuro-ophthalmologist, and undergoing MANY different tests, she was diagnosed with Plaquenil toxicity. She does have field of vision loss, mostly on things that are close up. She took Plaquenil for almost five years before having any symptoms.

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