Plaquenil pre maculopathy

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  1. Dr.Gonzo Guest

    Plaquenil pre maculopathy


    Additionally, another exception occurred while executing the custom error page for the first exception. 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.

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    The presence of bull’s-eye maculopathy indicates the disease has been progressing for years, resulting in foveal thinning and likely vision loss. 8 SD-OCT is a highly sensitive and reproducible imaging modality used in the detection of Plaquenil retinal toxicity. The preferential loss of photoreceptor IS/OS junction makes SD-OCT an ideal tool. Early Plaquenil Toxicity Detected without Bull’s Eye Maculopathy Julie Torbit O. D. F. A. A. O. Indianapolis Eye Care Center Indiana University School of The study findings revealed that when hydroxychloroquine was used at doses 5mg /kg, the risk of retinopathy was 1% in the first 5 yrs. 2% in 10 yrs. 20 % after 20 yrs. There was a dose response, such that those receiving doses greater that 5 mg / kg had the greatest risk of retinal toxicity.

    Dose: We recommend a maximum daily HCQ use of 5.0 mg/kg real weight, which correlates better with risk than ideal weight. Pattern of Retinopathy: Although the locus of toxic damage is parafoveal in many eyes, Asian patients often show an extramacular pattern of damage.

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  6. Plaquenil or hydroxychloroquine is under the quinolone family. These medications are initially used in the prophylaxis and treatment of malaria. Plaquenil has replaced chloroquine because it produces less retinal side effects.

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    Marmor MF, Kellner U, Lai TYY, Melles RB, Mieler WF, for the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Recommendations on screening for chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine retinopathy 2016 revision. Ophthalmology 2016;186-1394. Melles RB, Marmor MF. The risk of toxic retinopathy in patients on long-term hydroxychloroquine therapy. Problems with Plaquenil Use 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. Hydroxychloroquine Maculopathy An Update on Screening and Diagnosis A brief guide for imaging SHIRI SHULMAN, MD. H ydroxychloroquine HCQ; Plaquenil, Sanofi, Bridgewater, NJ is an antimalarial agent that is also commonly used as a treatment for a variety of rheumatologic and dermatologic conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus.

     
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