Plaquenil eye

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    Plaquenil eye


    It may have both an anti-spirochaete activity and an anti-inflammatory activity, similar to the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. And caution is required if patients have certain heart conditions, diabetes, psoriasis etc.

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    The vast majority of patients on Plaquenil get absolutely no eye problems and you should not be unduly worried or concerned. If you have a good response in your arthritis to the Plaquenil then the benefits of a Plaquenil almost certainly outweigh the small risks to your eyes. Plaquenil and your eyes. A rare side effect of Plaquenil is damage to the eye's retina. The retina is the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye. Using Plaquenil for a long period of time may harm the retina, causing serious vision loss. People with retinal damage from Plaquenil are not aware at first that they are losing vision. I was wondering if anyone experienced blurry vision on Plaquenil. I have been on Plaquenil for about a month. Every now and then I notice some of the words on the television are blurry, then there are other times my eyes are fine. Should this be a big concern? I

    The most serious adverse effects affect the eye, with dose-related retinopathy as a concern even after hydroxychloroquine use is discontinued. The most common adverse effects are a mild nausea and occasional stomach cramps with mild diarrhea.

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    The Risk of Retinal Toxicity with Plaquenil, What Is Plaquenil? - American Academy of Ophthalmology

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  5. With Plaquenil Plaquenil is manufactured in only a 200 mg tablet The typical dosage is either 200 or 400 mg per day 200 mg daily puts anyone under 68 pounds at risk1 400 mg of Plaquenil daily puts anyone under 135 pounds at a higher risk for toxicity Therefore, 200mg of Plaquenil daily is going to be a safe dosage for virtually all adults13

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    Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. Stop taking hydroxychloroquine and call your doctor at once if you have trouble. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is a drug that is classified as an anti-malarial drug. Plaquenil is prescribed for the treatment or prevention of malaria. It is also prescribed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and the side effects of lupus such as hair loss, joint pain, and more. Of course the aim is avoid drug related retinal toxicity, which on ophthalmic examination, appears as the classic Bull’s eye change affecting the macula. Once retinal toxicity from hydroxychloroquine occurs, it is thought that the retinal changes are permanent and the disease can progress even if hydroxychloroquine is stopped for 1 to 3 years.

     
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    One form of the condition, known as CREST syndrome, classically results in calcium deposits, Raynaud's syndrome, esophageal problems, thickening of the skin of the fingers and toes, and areas of small dilated blood vessels. Scleroderma Management and Treatment Cleveland Clinic Plaquenil Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term - My Approach to the Treatment of Scleroderma
     
  7. bublik Well-Known Member

    Was on 2 a day for 3 months , had great results so am now on 1 a day for the next 6 months , til next review, am very happy with this medication , have NO side affects at all, has worked well with my Lupus rash... Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions. Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Side Effects - Mayo Clinic Plaquenil Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions.
     
  8. Dimitrias Moderator

    Guidelines for Treatment of Malaria in the United States. Artesunate at same daily dose above until parasitemia ≤1% for a maximum of 7 days. Doses given at 0, 12, and 24 hours count as 1 day, which means up to 6 additional days. Proceed with full-dose oral follow-on treatment as above as soon as parasitemia ≤1% and patient able to tolerate oral medications.

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  9. serfman XenForo Moderator

    How Does Plaquenil Work For Rheumatoid Arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic, autoimmune, inflammatory condition. Learn about common symptoms and how to work with your doctor on treatment options. How does hydroxychloroquine work? Hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial drug. It is derived from quinine and cinchonine, which were originally taken from the bark of the cinchona tree found in.

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