Plaquenil eye exam recommendations

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    Plaquenil eye exam recommendations


    Pattern of Retinopathy: Although the locus of toxic damage is parafoveal in many eyes, Asian patients often show an extramacular pattern of damage. Dose: We recommend a maximum daily HCQ use of 5.0 mg/kg real weight, which correlates better with risk than ideal weight.

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    Dr. Corte provides a quick reference guide based on the AAO's updated screening guidelines for chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil retinopathy. As optometrists, it is important that we are aware of the possible ocular complications that can occur from the use of high risk medications. Wrong Hydroxychloroquine Dose Is Common, Putting Eyes at Risk Up to half of patients treated with the arthritis drug hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil are prescribed more than the recommended maximum amount, according to new research. As a treatment for sarcoidosis, the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil® is most likely to be effective in patients with dermatologic involve-ment, joint manifestations and hypercalcemia. Due to poten-tial macular toxicity, it is recommended that patients on hydroxychloroquine have an eye examination every 6-12 months. Methotrexate.

    Risk of Toxicity: The risk of toxicity is dependent on daily dose and duration of use. There are no similar demographic data for CQ, but dose comparisons in older literature suggest using 2.3 mg/kg real weight.

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  4. In 2011 the American Academy of Ophthalmology published new clinical guidelines for appropriate annual screenings for those patients taking Plaquenil. These guidelines are much different from the previous 2002 recommendations, and many practicing doctors were trained with the 2002 guidelines in mind.

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    Macular Society Eye screening for patients taking hydroxychloroquine Hydroxychloroquine is a medication used to treat several conditions including rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, some skin conditions especially photosensitive ones and others that involve inflammation. It was previously used in the treatment and The recent guidelines recommend against biomicroscopy alone, fundus photography, time-domain optical coherence tomography, fluorescein angiography, full-field electroretinography, Amsler grid. The changes are most often permanent, but in some cases, vision has improved. Most rheumatologists recommend patients undergo a baseline eye examination prior to starting Plaquenil and be re-examined in the future depending on their risk for developing the condition. Risk factors include advanced age and having pre-existing retinal disease.

     
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    Chloroquine has long been used in the treatment or prevention of malaria from Plasmodium vivax, P. malariae, excluding the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum, for it started to develop widespread resistance to it. Drug resistance in malaria - World Health Organization Paludrine Drug Information, Professional Chloroquine Resistance in Plasmodium falciparum Malaria.
     
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    Plaquenil & Imuran" Lupus Community - Support Group Renalupie1 responded It could take several months to feel a difference. If in about 6 to 8 weeks you aren't seeing the slightest change, or don't feel it is enough, let your doc know, and he can adjust. I am back on the Plaquenil, and my dose is 400 mg.

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