Who can do a plaquenil eye exam

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  1. JuliaVJV Well-Known Member

    Who can do a plaquenil eye exam


    In Sjögren’s, Plaquenil is used to treat many symptoms of Sjögren’s including fatigue, joint symptoms of arthritis and arthralgias (joint pain), dry mouth and dry eyes. Similar to its use in systemic lupus erythematosus, many clinicians feel that it is useful in reducing general Sjögren’s “disease activity.” One of the reasons that physicians feel comfortable in prescribing Plaquenil is its low risk to benefit ratio.

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    I am lucky as a rheumatologist in practice for more than 30 years to have only had one malpractice lawsuit. But it was for alleged Plaquenil related eye toxicity, and believe me, attornies will grab any guideline they can as "Standard-of-Care" if it suits their case. All to say, we treat patients, not guidelines, but we all need to aware of these. What can Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil do to my eyes? Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil was originally used to treat malaria and is now used mostly to treat rheumatological and dermatological diseases. Its most frequent use now is for Rheumatoid Arthritis RA and Lupus and is often very effective in mitigating the joint and arthritic symptoms. I think I was on plaquenil for a few months before starting my eye exams. I've been taking plaquenil for over 15 years now without any problems. Yes, my RD told me to get a baseline exam within a month or two of starting Plaquenil and every 6 months thereafter. Yes, my RD required an exam before I started Plaquenil.

    As with any medication, allergic reactions including skin rashes and non-allergic reactions can occur. This means that the side effects of Plaquenil are mild and infrequent compared with its potential benefits.

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  6. If you're taking this medicine for a long period of time, your doctor will probably recommend annual eye exams. Pregnancy and Plaquenil. It's not known whether Plaquenil will harm an unborn baby.

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    I have been on hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil for 13 years and I go to my Eye Dr. for my annual visual field exam. Well I get bad news, I now have what he claims to be poison in one of the eyes. Macular Society Eye screening for patients taking hydroxychloroquine At this appointment, a number of photographs and scans will be taken of your retina to assess your eye health and your suitability for screening. Not all patients can use the equipment needed for screening, such as people with advanced dementia or Parkinson’s disease. If you take Plaquenil for your inflammatory disease, your ophthalmologist will check for damage to the retina in the back of the eye while you take the drug.

     
  7. seoliga Well-Known Member

    the cause of the most lethal human malaria, chloroquine resistance is linked to multiple mutations in Pf CRT, a protein that likely functions as a transporter in the parasite’s digestive vacuole membrane. Chloroquine C18H26ClN3 - PubChem Malaria Flashcards Quizlet Malaria Prevention –
     
  8. enton Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Plaquenil Side Effects on Your Eyes and Vision Leg ulcers in antiphospholipid syndrome secondary to systemic. Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Side Effects - Mayo Clinic
     
  9. dima84sh New Member

    Is there a diagnosis for a baseline exam before patient. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is a drug used to treat malaria, lupus erythematous, or most commonly rheumatoid arthritis. A potential side effect of the drug is ocular change that can affect the patient s vision; the patient should be monitored regularly to check for these changes.

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  10. innov Moderator

    Chloroquine - FDA prescribing information, side effects and uses Chloroquine phosphate tablets should not be used in these conditions unless the benefit to the patient outweighs the potential risks. Usage in Pregnancy Usage of Chloroquine during pregnancy should be avoided except in the prophylaxis or treatment of malaria when the benefit outweighs the potential risk to the fetus.

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