Plaquenil and retinal damage

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  1. Butjok New Member

    Plaquenil and retinal damage


    Plaquenil is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia.

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    If you are taking Plaquenil to treat an inflammatory condition or malaria, you should be aware of the side effects that may occur to your eyes and vision. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is in a class of drugs called disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs, which are used to decrease inflammation, pain and joint damage. Ocular Surgery News The American Academy of Ophthalmology has published several dosing and screening recommendations for hydroxychloroquine to avoid potential retinal toxicity, yet some patients. Taking Plaquenil long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. Stop taking Plaquenil 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.

    Plaquenil is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

    Plaquenil and retinal damage

    Protecting your eyesight when taking Plaquenil Lupus., Despite Plaquenil dosing recommendations, retinal toxicity.

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  5. Plaquenil can produce pigment changes in the macula of the retina. The retina is the part of the back of the eye that you see with. The macula is the central part of the retina responsible for central fine vision. With Plaquenil related toxicity, the pigment in the macula can change and alter vision by producing blurring and distortion of objects.

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    This sort of damage occurs only in 1 out of 5,000 people who take the drug for five years or more. You should see your ophthalmologist at least once per year so that she/he may check for retinal deposits. Retinal damage caused by hydroxychloroquine is generally reversible if caught early, but damage caused by chloroquine may not be. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil; HCQ has been an important and effective drug for the treatment of lupus erythematosus and related autoimmune and inflammatory diseases for half a century, although its potential to cause retinal damage continues to raise concern among rheumatologists and ophthalmologists. 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.

     
  6. Al-gromov Guest

    I saw a different rheumatologist a week ago and she was very very thorough, examined me all over and asked all kinds of questions I had not been asked before. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Medicines for the Prevention of Malaria While Traveling. Polymyalgia Rheumatica Guide Causes, Symptoms and Treatment.
     
  7. seoZorro Moderator

    Autophagy is an important cell recycling program responsible for the clearance of damaged or long-lived proteins and organelles. Inhibition of autophagy with bafilomycin and chloroquine decreases. Targeting endosomal acidification by chloroquine analogs as a. Chloroquine in Cancer Therapy A Double-Edged Sword of Autophagy.
     
  8. AHope XenForo Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Side Effects & Dosage for. The usual adult dose for treating malaria is 800 mg initially, followed by 400 mg 6-8 hours later and then 400 mg at 24 hours and 48 hours. The dose for malaria prevention is 400 mg every week starting 1 or 2 weeks before exposure and for 4 weeks after leaving the high risk area. The recommended adult dose for rheumatoid arthritis is 400-600 mg daily for 4-12 weeks followed by 200-400 mg daily.

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  9. shuriks90210 New Member

    Plaquenil Prices, Coupons & Patient Assistance Programs. Plaquenil Prices. This Plaquenil price guide is based on using the discount card which is accepted at most U. S. pharmacies. The cost for Plaquenil oral tablet 200 mg is around ,100 for a supply of 100 tablets, depending on the pharmacy you visit. Prices are for cash paying customers only and are not valid with insurance plans.

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