Plaquenil macular damage

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    Plaquenil macular damage


    Chloroquine is now uncommonly used in favor of its derivative hydroxychloroquine. In the United States, hydroxychloroquine is most often used for its anti-inflammatory effects in rheumatology and dermatology.

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    Plaquenil-induced toxicity usually will not occur before five years of taking the drug. “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. Aug 01, 2009 Yesterday, he told me that there is some damage to the retina in one of my eyes. that the last three tests have had the exact results. He told me that the plaquenil stays in your system. it is not metabolized by the liver. Therefore, the damage is irreversible. He also told me that the damage can continue even after you stop taking the plaquenil. Aug 14, 2017 Retinal Damage. According to Drugs.com, Plaquenil given for a long term can cause retinal disorders after a few months or years of daily use--especially if the dose exceeds 400mg per day. The risk of retinal damage increases at doses of 600mg to 700mg.

    While early toxicity may be asymtomatic, patients with more advanced stage of toxicity may complain of color vision changes or paracentral scotomas. Its toxic effects on the retina are seen in the macula.

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  5. It’s generally safe at normal doses, but higher amounts can damage the retina, the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye, and result in partial or complete blindness. Hydroxychloroquine-related eye problems were once considered rare, but better detection methods now show that they occur in about 7 percent of patients.

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    Aug 29, 2014 This means that the side effects of Plaquenil are mild and infrequent compared with its potential benefits. As with any medication, allergic reactions including skin rashes and non-allergic reactions can occur. The side effect that is of greatest concern is retinal toxicity. Unfortunately, the retinal damage from these medications is largely irreversible, so it is critical to detect early retinal toxicity in the hopes of limiting the extent of visual loss. Sign/Symptoms Ocular manifestations of hydroxychloroquine include corneal verticillata and retinal toxicity. Over time, Plaquenil can accumulate in the retina and cause permanent irreversible damage to the center of vision. The classic retinal changes appear as a “bull’s eye” area of discoloration of the central part of the retina. Symptoms of Plaquenil toxicity are similar to other macular problems and may include

     
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