Plaquenil eye exam protocol

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    Plaquenil eye exam protocol


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    The classic lesion is described as a “bull’s eye” with relative hypo pigmentation surrounding a central area of hyper pigmentation, but this is a late finding and many time patients suffer from irreversible vision loss. The goal for Plaquenil Screening to detect toxicity early and stop the medication as soon as possible if present. Eye damage due to Plaquenil is not common,” he says. “Rarely will anybody who has good vision and minimal symptoms develop loss of central vision or ability to read if annual screening is done and visual are symptoms reported as soon as they occur so the medication can be stopped if toxicity occurs. Both my rheumatologist and opthamologist recommended exams every 6mo for the first year I was on plaquenil. Now I just go yearly to have my eyes checked. Also, my rhuemy said any time he makes an adjustment to my plaquenil that I'll need an eye exam within 6mo just to make sure nothing has changed. Good luck!

    Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD). Please review the following URL and make sure that it is spelled correctly.

    Plaquenil eye exam protocol

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    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. 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. About eye health checks for people taking hydroxychloroquine. No one need face macular degeneration alone. For information and support call 0300 3030 111. Eye screening for patients taking hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil®

     
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    : September 14, 2016 Chief complaint: Whirling and flashing lights A 57-year-old female presented to the Ophthalmology clinic at UIHC complaining bilateral central photopsias for the past two years. Study Finds Blood Levels of Plaquenil may be Important Indicator of Eye. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Toxicity and Recommendations. Plaquenil therapy and eye exams. - Eye Care - MedHelp
     
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