Plaquenil floaters

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    Plaquenil floaters

    One such commonly used medication for dermatologic and rheumatologic inflammatory conditions is hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil), a chloroquine derivative. It is used to treat many diseases including malaria, rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus.

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    The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. This means many people taking Plaquenil for RA are taking a dose of 400mg a day or higher. Pigment deposits in the retina can cause vision changes, according to Steven Ofner, M. D. of Eugene Oregon Eye Care. Signs of retinal damage include blurry or distorted vision, flashes of light or floaters, or loss of night vision. Plaquenil, hydroxychloroquine HCQ, is an anti-malarial medication that has been proven to be useful in the treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis RA, systemic lupus erythematosus SLE and other inflammatory and autoimmune diseases.

    It is imperative that patients and physicians are aware of and watch for this drug’s ocular side effects. Retinal toxicity from hydroxychloroquine is rare, but even if the medication is discontinued, vision loss may be irreversible and may continue to progress.

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    My floaters started well befoe I went on Plaquenil. deleted_user 05/15/2008 I have one in the left eye that looks like a strand of eye doctor said they are nothing to worry about and that they increase with age. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is in a class of drugs called disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs, which are used to decrease inflammation, pain and joint damage. While today it is used to treat autoimmune conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus, it was originally used as an anti-malaria drug. Many eye problems in patients with lupus originate from the drugs doctors use to treat lupus itself. Three groups of medications prescribed for lupus patients are immunosuppressive drugs such as methotrexate and mycophenolate, antimalarials such as hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil®, and steroids.

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    The resource you are looking for (or one of its dependencies) could have been removed, had its name changed, or is temporarily unavailable. Protecting your eyesight when taking Plaquenil Lupus. PLAQUENIL Patient Assistance Program Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Side Effects & Dosage for Malaria
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    Toxic Retinopathy With Hydroxychloroquine Therapy Our data show that, although no hydroxychloroquine use is completely safe, the risk of retinal toxicity can be kept low with careful dosage adjustment and with shorter periods of use. However, the risk rises markedly with concurrent kidney disease, and the prevalence can exceed 50% with use above 5.0 mg/kg and with duration beyond 20 years.

    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Toxicity and Recommendations.