What tests should be done at the six month interval? Certainly, I have had no problem whatsoever from the plaquenil..even knowing plaquenil induced eye problems are rare... Plaquenil no period Plaquenil dosage lyme A baseline ocular examination is recommended within the first year of starting PLAQUENIL. The baseline exam should include best corrected distance visual acuity BCVA, an automated threshold visual field VF of the central 10 degrees with retesting if an abnormality is noted, and spectral domain ocular coherence tomography SD-OCT. AAO Screening Guidelines for Plaquenil by S P Check out my recent review/summary of the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s statement on the Recommendations on Screening for Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine Retinopathy 2016 Revision from the Ophthalmology Journal 2016;186-1394. Chol 2018 uideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol. 5. Back to Table of Contents. In patients with diabetes mellitus at higher risk, especially those with multiple risk factors or those 50 to 75 years of age, it is reasonable to use a high-intensity statin to reduce the LDL-C level by ≥50%. I am also on low dose prednisone, I have taken prrednisone daily for 18 months at levels ranging from 2.5 mg to 5 mg...periodic boosts to 60 mg with a fast taper back down to 5 mg. I would like to make sure they continue to follow the proper guidelines. Baseline reading for plaquenil therapy 2018 PowerPoint. Update on Plaquenil Testing, AAO Screening Guidelines for Plaquenil Plaquenil rosaceaTherapeautic dose of plaquenil for lupusTaking methotrexate and plaquenil Apr 20, 2011 Baseline testing should be initiated within the first year drug therapy in order to rule out any pre-existing retinal condition in addition to establishing documentation of structural and functional ocular status. Baseline data may also uncover high-risk patients. New Plaquenil Guidelines -. Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol. Permanent His Bundle Pacing for Cardiac Resynchronization.. Tests, at baseline and periodically during treatment. Institute medical management promptly to include specialty consultation as appropriate. In general, withhold LIBTAYO for Grade 3 or 4 and certain Grade 2 immune-mediated adverse reactions. Permanently discontinue LIBTAYO for Grade 4 and certain Grade 3 Abstract. Background The American Academy of Ophthalmology recommendations on screening for chloroquine CQ and hydroxychloroquine HCQ retinopathy are revised in light of new information about the prevalence of toxicity, risk factors, fundus distribution, and effectiveness of screening tools. I was told from the start by my rheumatologist I would have to have eye exams including visual field exams every six months due to the plaquenil therapy. My first two exams did include these tests. But my next six month appointment is coming up, and they told me I didn't need the visual field test this time so the appointment would be shorter.