Plaquenil toxicity and eyes

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  1. sector777 Guest

    Plaquenil toxicity and eyes


    Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention. Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking hydroxychloroquine: Incidence not known Some side effects of hydroxychloroquine may occur that usually do not need medical attention.

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    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. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil and chloroquine cause ocular toxicity to various parts of the eye such as the cornea, ciliary body, and retina. Chloroquine can also induce cataract formation; however, no reports of hydroxychloroquine and cataract have been reported 1. The AAO published dosing and screening recommendations for chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine in 2016, revising previous recommendations published in 2011. The current maximum daily HCQ dose recommended by the AAO is 5 mg/kg of real weight.

    Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine.

    Plaquenil toxicity and eyes

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  4. Aug 01, 2009 I just went to Winston-Salem to see a retinal specialist and am waiting for his reply--he did say it looked suspicious for toxicity. I just read an article by a lady who has experienced the same visual disturbances and was diagnosed with toxicity and has been off plaquenil 2 years but her eyes are still getting worse.

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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. Plaquenil and Your Eyes 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. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is a very useful drug to treat Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus but it can have some significant visual side effects unless properly dosed and monitored. What can Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil do to my eyes?

     
  5. Melotron Guest

    This article focuses upon hydroxychloroquine retinopathy. Chloroquine was originally used as an anti-malarial therapeutic. Plaquenil Uses, Dosage & Side Effects - Common and Rare Side Effects for Plaquenil Oral PLAQUENIL hydroxychloroquine and the Eye Westford
     
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    Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine sulfate dose, indications. Mg 155 mg base to 400 mg 310 mg base PO per day, administered as a single dose or in 2 divided doses. Antimalarials and/or glucocorticoids are of benefit and may be used for the treatment of SLE without major organ manifestations; however, judicious use of hydroxychloroquine is recommended.

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