Plaquenil side effects eye tests

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  1. mimozza New Member

    Plaquenil side effects eye tests


    Chloroquine is now uncommonly used in favor of its derivative hydroxychloroquine. In the United States, hydroxychloroquine is most often used for its anti-inflammatory effects in rheumatology and dermatology.

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    Feb 19, 2020 Common side effects may include headache, dizziness, ringing in your ears; nausea, vomiting, stomach pain; loss of appetite, weight loss; mood changes, feeling nervous or irritable; skin rash or itching; or. hair loss. Plaquenil, widely used to treat lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory and dermatologic conditions, is very effective, and “the risk of toxicity in the first five years for someone without special risk factors is very low,” Dr. Marmor said. However, risk increases with duration of use. Sep 13, 2019 Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention. Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking hydroxychloroquine

    While early toxicity may be asymtomatic, patients with more advanced stage of toxicity may complain of color vision changes or paracentral scotomas. Its toxic effects on the retina are seen in the macula.

    Plaquenil side effects eye tests

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  5. Macular Society Eye screening for patients taking hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine is a medication used to treat several conditions including rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, some skin conditions especially photosensitive ones and others that involve inflammation.

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    Today it is recommended that every single person on Plaquenil get a visual field 10-2 test, plus one of the three other highly sensitive screening tests the FAF fundus autofluorescence imaging, the SD-OCT spectral domain optical coherence, or the multifocal electroretinogram mfERG,” Thomas says. Plaquenil is a pretty widely used drug so I figure she should have an opinion on it. I would feel more comfortable having the baseline exam done first BUT I am pretty eager to get started on it ASAP as my eye is starting to bug me due to the morphea that is slowly spreading. 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.

     
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    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine Dosage Guide with Precautions - Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine sulfate dose, indications. Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses
     
  8. strets1967 Guest

    PLAQUENIL, SUN EXPOSURE, AND EYE PAIN rheumatoid Started small, but ended being an extreme sun triggered allergy to plaquenil that covered most of my body. It's been 4 months and it's still tapering off. It was/is extreme, and almost certainly a different reaction than what you got, but would like to echo others saying to be very careful of the sun. My rheum didn't warn me about sun sensitivity.

    Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate Photosensitivity Reaction Reports.