Hydroxychloroquine eye problems

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    Hydroxychloroquine eye problems


    It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability.

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    Hydroxychloroquine over a long time more than five years can also cause damage to your retina, the light-sensitive coating at the back of your eye. For this reason, you will be asked to attend eye screening tests. It is important to tell your doctor if you have any. eye problems at any time while you are taking hydroxychloroquine. Eye tests While side effects of corticosteroids are usually to blame, there is also the possibility of ocular damage associated with long-term use of the antimalarial drugs hydroxychloroquine brand name Plaquenil® and chloroquine. Improved vision screening tests and updated dosing guidelines are key to avoiding such complications. 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.

    Today, it is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, some symptoms of lupus, childhood arthritis (or juvenile idiopathic arthritis) and other autoimmune diseases. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria.

    Hydroxychloroquine eye problems

    Hydroxychloroquine - Wikipedia, Protecting your eyesight when taking Plaquenil Lupus.

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  5. Side effects include irritability, headache, weakness, hair lightening or loss, stomach upset, nausea, dizziness, muscle pain, rash and itching. Rarely, hydroxychloroquine can affect the bone marrow leading to reduced white blood cells leukopenia or platelets thrombocytopenia.

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    Hydroxychloroquine-related eye problems were once considered rare, but better detection methods now show that they occur in about 7 percent of patients. The risk increases with a higher dose and longer therapy. Vision risks. Hydroxychloroquine is dosed according to body weight. 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. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria.

     
  6. windupbird New Member

    Lupus is an auto-immune disease in which the immune system cannot distinguish between threats (like viruses and bacteria), and healthy cells and tissue. How important is it to keep up with the accurate dose of this medication? I notice a difference in my fatigue and joint pain. It takes awhile to leave your system so really you shouldn't feel bad over two missed doses, but I can tell a difference. I am prescribed plaquenil I take the substitute. I accidentally took two 200mg tabs of hydroxychloroquine. Immune & Autoimmune - Lupus Plaquenil - when to take the 2.
     
  7. FXstart Guest

    Also known as: Plaquenil, Quineprox The following information is NOT intended to endorse any particular medication. Weight gain while on Plaquenil? lupus User Reviews for Hydroxychloroquine to treat. - Hydroxychloroquine MedlinePlus Drug Information
     
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  9. Hoax Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Description and Brand Names - Mayo Clinic However, this medicine is not used to treat severe or complicated malaria. Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat discoid lupus erythematosus DLE or systemic lupus erythematosus SLE or lupus. It is also used to treat acute and chronic rheumatoid arthritis. This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

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