Retinal toxicity and plaquenil

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    Retinal toxicity and plaquenil


    She suffered from Sjogren syndrome and inflammatory arthritis and was currently treated with prednisone and methotrexate. She was previously treated with hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) 200mg bid (6.5mg/kg) for 10 years, which was stopped one year prior to presentation.

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    Sep 15, 2014 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. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is a medicine commonly used to treat patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. After prolonged use, it can sometimes damage the macula and cause central vision loss. This article is from June 2011 and may contain outdated material. Download PDF. Many systemic medications may cause retinal toxicity. One such commonly used medication for dermatologic and rheumatologic inflammatory conditions is hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, a chloroquine derivative.

    Review of systems: Blurred vision, halos, dry eye, dry mouth, gastroesophageal reflux, joint pain Pupils: Reactive to light in each eye from 5 mm in the dark to 2 mm in the light. Extraocular movements: Full, both eyes (OU) Confrontation visual fields: Full OU Intra-ocular pressure The optic nerves appeared healthy with a 0.3 cup-to-disc ratio. Past Ocular History: None Medical History: Sjogren syndrome and inflammatory arthritis, supraventricular tachycardia, anxiety, depression, peptic ulcer disease Medications: prednisone, methotrexate, amitriptyline, ranitidine, estradiol, tizanidine, diltiazem, Restasis Allergies: codeine, droperidol Family History: heart disease, arthritis, cancer Social History: occasional alcohol but no tobacco or intravenous drug use.

    Retinal toxicity and plaquenil

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  7. Aug 29, 2014 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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    Nov 12, 2019 Retinal toxicity is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Arava, and have Osteoporosis 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. Is there really a scarcity in cases, though? New information shows that hydroxychloroquine retinal toxicity occurs 7.5 percent of the time, which is not that rare. 3. In those patients who are affected, their daily dose and duration of use varied widely.

     
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    Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD). Forgetting to take plaquenil - Lupus - Inspire Plaquenil Hi everybody, when do you take your. - LUPUS UK Ideal time for taking Plaquenil and side effects? Lupus.
     
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    Chloroquine Aralen - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions. Chloroquine comes as a tablet, liquid, or injection. Your dose will depend on your medical condition, age, weight, and response to treatment. You can take this medicine with food if it causes an.

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    SAFETY DATA SHEET Page 1 of 6 Chloroquine phosphate. Page 6 of 6 Chloroquine phosphate SAFETY DATA SHEET CAS # Hazardous Components Chemical Name Section 15. Regulatory Information S. 302 EHS S. 304 RQ S. 313 TRI EPA SARA Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 Lists 50-63-5 Chloroquine diphosphate No No No CAS # Hazardous Components Chemical Name Other US EPA or State Lists

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