Plaquenil effects on eyes

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  1. Jakon New Member

    Plaquenil effects on eyes


    Malaria is a serious but rare disease caused by bites from infected mosquitos. Now the drug is used to treat inflammatory diseases.

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    Plaquenil is an extremely safe medication but retinal and corneal side effects are possible. Unfortunately, the retinal side effects are largely irreversible and can lead to vision loss. So, it is critical to detect early retinal toxicity in the hopes of limiting the extent of visual loss. Annual comprehensive eye examinations are recommended by the American Optometric Association for people with lupus, especially for anyone taking Plaquenil. As a precaution, people treated with Plaquenil should get a baseline eye exam before or soon after starting the drug and visit an eye doctor ophthalmologist annually. Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. It's used to treat and prevent malaria infection, and to reduce symptoms and progression of autoimmune diseases such as.

    Some diseases treated with Plaquenil include: Plaquenil lowers your immune system’s ability to cause inflammation. This type of disease occurs when the body's immune system attacks its own healthy tissue.

    Plaquenil effects on eyes

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  4. Although rare, Plaquenil can cause significant toxicity to the eye with prolonged use. Also, Plaquenil may have various systemic side effects that are not related to the eyes. These too are rare and include nerve weakness, hallucinations, psoriasis and changes in hair color. The eye complications are the most serious and worrisome.

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    Plaquenil side effects. Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction to Plaquenil hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Taking Plaquenil long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. Note This document contains side effect information about hydroxychloroquine. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Plaquenil. For the Consumer. Applies to hydroxychloroquine oral tablet. Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil may cause some unwanted effects. Plaquenil is usually used for long term disease control, rather than in the short term to control active bursts of inflammation. Plaquenil has important but uncommon side effects that may affect your eye. How does Plaquenil affect your eyes?

     
  5. anybis Guest

    Hello again :) has anyone else experienced hypoglycemia with plaquenil? I can either ride it out and take the chance that it will subside and isn't oxotoxicity, cut the dose to 200 mgs/daily or say forget it. I'm at the four week mark and was so hoping to see some relief on the horizon of my other symptoms with this plaquenil soon. Mom Isamess, I'm sorry you are having such a hard time with your blood sugar. I'm sorry to hear you've experienced it too Couchtater. Hypoglycaemia induced by hydroxychloroquine in a non-diabetic. Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses Reasonably Well Plaquenil and Hypoglycemia
     
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    Chloroquine Dosage Guide with Precautions - Usual Adult Dose for Malaria Prophylaxis. 500 mg chloroquine phosphate 300 mg base orally on the same day each week Comments-If possible, suppressive therapy should start 2 weeks prior to exposure; if unable to start 2 weeks before exposure, an initial loading dose of 1 g chloroquine phosphate 600 mg base may be taken orally in 2 divided doses, 6 hours apart.

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  8. mobeonline New Member

    Hydroxychloroquine MedlinePlus Drug Information Hydroxychloroquine comes as a tablet to take by mouth. For prevention of malaria in adults, two tablets are usually taken once a week on exactly the same day of each week. The first dose is taken 1 to 2 weeks before traveling to an area where malaria is common, and then doses are continued for 8 weeks after exposure.

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