Plaquenil and touble eye focus

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    Plaquenil and touble eye focus


    This is not intended to be a complete catalog of all possible ocular side effects from different medications. Instead, it lists common ocular side effects, or those which deserve special mention.

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    Difficulty concentrating is a normal and periodic occurrence for most people. Tiredness and emotional stress can cause concentration problems in most people. Hormonal changes, such as those experienced during menopause or pregnancy, can also affect how we think and concentrate. Focus on Eyes Long-term Plaquenil intake can affect your vision. Taking high doses or long-term treatment of Plaquenil, an anti-malaria drug used to treat lupus, can lead to vision problems. Jun 30, 2015 Retinal damage. Plaquenil may cause irreversible damage to the retina the back of the eye where vision is created. You are required to have an eye exam before taking Plaquenil, then a follow-up as often as needed while taking Plaquenil. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you have some or all of the following symptoms.

    Included are over-the-counter medications and prescription medications. These sections are not intended to replace the professional examination and diagnosis by a physician, and they are presented here purely for informational purposes. Just because a drug is not listed here does not mean that it does not have any possible ocular side effects.

    Plaquenil and touble eye focus

    Plaquenil eye problems Mayo Clinic Connect, Focus on Eyes Long-term Plaquenil intake can affect your vision

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  7. 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.

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    Plaquenil was used in very high doses during WWII as an anti-malarial. Therefore, I have to have my peripheral vision checked once a year. I've never heard of vision problems being directly connected to lupus though. I know they use oral steriods, ie. prednisone, to treat lupus, and vision problems, but haven't heard of it the other way around. Medications that can Affect the Eye or Visual System. If the listing of medication side effects is reviewed in a medication package insert or in a publication such as the PDR Physicians Desk Reference, side effects such as "blurred vision" and "eye redness" are commonly mentioned. Before Plaquenil treatment begins. You will have a “baseline” eye exam. This measures the health of your eyes and looks for retinal or macular disease. Once a year while taking Plaquenil. After five years of Plaquenil treatment, when retina damage is likely

     
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    Applies to hydroxychloroquine: oral tablet Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine (the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil) may cause some unwanted effects. Rx Side Effects New Plaquenil Guidelines and More - American. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Success, Reviews and Side Effects Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Precautions - Mayo Clinic
     
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    Download PDF Drug-induced ocular side effects are back in the spotlight, thanks to the Academy’s revision of its recommendations on screening for retinal toxicity from chloroquine and its analogue hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil). Hydroxychloroquine toxicity - EyeWiki Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate Drug Information, Professional Let me tell you what weaning down from Plaquenil is like.
     
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    Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Precautions - Mayo Clinic Check with your doctor right away if you have muscle weakness, pain, or tenderness while using this medicine. Hydroxychloroquine may cause some people to be agitated, irritable, or display other abnormal behaviors. It may also cause some people to have suicidal thoughts and tendencies, or to become more depressed.

    The Risk of Retinal Toxicity with Plaquenil