Retinal toxicity and plaquenil

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  1. klaberboy New Member

    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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    Plaquenil toxicity isn’t even in the top 10, or the top 100” if you’re looking at incidence, he said. “It’s a pretty rare thing.” Nevertheless, he urged doctors to master the Academy’s new guidelines, because the effects from chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, when they do occur, are severe and often irreversible. Sep 15, 2014 In particular, chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil are two such medications, with the potential for retinal toxicity. Given that the retinal damage from these medications is largely irreversible, screening by a retinal specialist is critical to detect early retinal toxicity to try and limit the extent of visual loss. 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

    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

    The Risk of Retinal Toxicity with Plaquenil - Sjogren's, Retinal Screening for Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Toxicity.

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  6. The risk of developing retinal toxicity has been found to be dependent on the daily HCQ dose and the duration of use. The risk of retinal toxicity is 1% for those who use HCQ for up to 5 years and 2% for those who use HCQ for 5–10 years, but it rises to almost 20% after 20 years of HCQ use.

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    Rheumatologists use hydroxychloroquine sulfate Plaquenil, Concordia Pharmaceuticals to treat autoimmune diseases, namely discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, Sjögren syndrome, and malaria. When taken at high doses and for long durations, hydroxychloroquine has been known to cause parafoveal retinal toxicity. Aug 06, 2014 Hydroxychloroquine, sold under the brand name Plaquenil Sanofi-Aventis, is an antimalarial drug that has gained widespread use in treating various autoimmune diseases, including systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. 1 By some estimates, more than 150,000 patients are on long-term therapy with this medication in America alone. 2 Retinal toxicity associated with HCQ use is. Retinal toxicity is unpredictable and can occur even at relatively low doses of hydroxychloroquine. There are new screening modalities for early detection of asymptomatic hydroxychloroquine ocular toxicity.

     
  7. Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD). Plaquenil Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions. Arthritis -- getting worse with plaquenil? Imuran Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term -
     
  8. Wedmohka Well-Known Member

    Ankylosing spondylitis, an inflammatory arthritis and autoimmune condition, has traditionally been a challenge to diagnose. TO scared to take Plaquenil - Spondylitis Association of. List of Ankylosing Spondylitis Medications 84 Compared. Medications to Treat Ankylosing Spondylitis
     
  9. Neuro New Member

    Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate Hormone Replacement Therapy. View detailed reports from patients taking plaquenil who experienced hormone replacement therapy. Reports are from official medical reports as well as online extractions from user reviews and forum discussions.

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