Plaquenil and color vision

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    Plaquenil and color vision


    Her rheumatologist instructed her to undergo a baseline ocular examination prior to initiating Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine, Sanofi-Aventis) therapy. 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. Although the incidence of macular toxicity is infrequent with Plaquenil use (at a dosage of 200mg or 400mg q.d.), its visual impact can be devastating.

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    Side Effects Nausea, stomach cramps, loss of appetite, diarrhea, dizziness, or headache may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly. Remember. If you feel like your central vision is getting blurred, if you lose the ability to see a digital clock, if you lose color vision—if reds look kind of washed out—or if you have trouble seeing at night Those are early signs that you might be developing Plaquenil retinopathy,” says Katz. Vision loss typically is permanent, with little significant improvement, and may continue to progress even years after drug cessation. Previous Plaquenil Testing Guidelines In 2002, the American Academy of Ophthalmology AAO established ocular examination guidelines for screening patients on Plaquenil therapy.

    Initially, central visual acuity may be unaffected, but the patient may notice related paracentral scotomas that often interfere with reading. The associated classic retinal toxicity is described as a bull’s eye maculopathy (ring of depigmented retinal pigment epithelium that spares the foveal area).

    Plaquenil and color vision

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  7. Feb 19, 2020 PLAQUENIL tablets are white, to off-white, film coated tablets imprinted “PLAQUENIL” on one face in black ink. Each tablet contains 200 mg hydroxychloroquine sulfate equivalent to 155 mg base. Each tablet contains 200 mg hydroxychloroquine sulfate equivalent to 155 mg base.

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    Drugs most notable for color vision changes include sildenafil citrate Viagra, digoxin Lanoxin, amiodarone Cordarone, hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil and ethambutol Myambutol 2. Blue Vision These side effects peak within 1 to 2 hours after you take the drug. Jan 18, 2019 Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil was originally used to treat malaria and is now used mostly to treat rheumatological and dermatological diseases. Its most frequent use now is for Rheumatoid Arthritis RA and Lupus and is often very effective in mitigating the joint and arthritic symptoms these diseases can cause. A Change In Vision; Acquired Chromatopsia, A Change In Color Vision; Irritability; Loss Of Muscle Coordination; Low Energy; Mood Changes; Muscle Tremors; Muscle Weakness; Nightmares

     
  8. webmaxter Well-Known Member

    I've been taking Plaquenil 400 mg for nearly 6 mos. Joint pain & Sjogrens? Plaquenil? DailyStrength When starting hydroxychloroquine do symptoms feel. - LUPUS UK Plaquenil and pain" Rheumatoid Arthritis Community.
     
  9. ibm XenForo Moderator

    Plaquenil, hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), is an anti-malarial medication that has been proven to be useful in the treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and other inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine Toxicity Practice. Retinal toxicity associated with chronic exposure to. Hydroxychloroquine - Wikipedia
     
  10. linux2005 User

    Karachi Pharmaceutical Laboratory - Pakistan Chloroquine phosphate are indicated for the suppressive treatment and for acute attacks of malaria due to P. vivax, P.malariae, P. ovale, and susceptible strains of P. falciparum. The drug is also indicated for the treatment of extraintestinal amebiasis.

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  11. The Risk of Retinal Toxicity with Plaquenil - Sjogren's Several risk factors may increase the likelihood of retinal toxicity from Plaquenil such as, age of greater than 60 years, daily dose more than 6.5 mg/kg; use of the drug more than 5 years, obesity, preexisting retinal disease and, renal or liver failure.

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