Plaquenil cataracts toxicity

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  1. miric Guest

    Plaquenil cataracts toxicity


    Early findings include mottling of the RPE and blunted foveal reflex. As the retinopathy progresses, a bull's-eye maculopathy develops, as seen in these photos.

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    Chloroquine CQ is used to prevent and treat malaria and amebiasis,1 while hydroxychloroquine HCQ, a less toxic metabolite of chloroquine, is used to treat rheumatic diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus SLE, rheumatoid arthritis RA, juvenile idiopathic arthritis JIA and Sjogren's syndrome.2 Jun 21, 2012 Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is a commonly used medication in the management of various rheumatic diseases. Standard doses used by rheumatologists are 200mg to 400mg per day. Although serious toxicity with hydroxychloroquine is very unusual, the most important is retinal toxicity. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is a very useful drug to treat Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus but it can have some significant visual side effects unless properly dosed and monitored.

    This patient took hydroxychloroquine for rheumatoid arthritis and her vision dropped to 20/300 as a result of the retinal toxicity. In addition to the bull's-eye maculopathy, patients can demonstrate paracentral scotomas on visual field testing and parafoveal outer retinal atrophy on OCT.

    Plaquenil cataracts toxicity

    Early Plaquenil Toxicity Detected without Bull’s Eye Maculopathy, Hydroxychloroquine Retinopathy, Glucocorticosteroid Induced.

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  4. FUNDUS AUTO FLUORESCENCE The fundus auto fluorescence confirms Plaquenil toxicity, worse in the left eye than the right eye with an area in the right eye of hyperfluorescence in the macula and the left eye there is an area of hypofluorescence in the macula. The images are slightly compromised by her cataracts. IMPRESSION 1.

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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil; HCQ has been an important and effective drug for the treatment of lupus erythematosus and related autoimmune and inflammatory diseases for half a century, although its potential to cause retinal damage continues to raise concern among rheumatologists and ophthalmologists. Plaquenil, widely used to treat lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory and dermatologic conditions, is very effective, and “the risk of toxicity in the first five years for someone without special risk factors is very low,” Dr. Marmor said. However, risk increases with duration of use. Bull's-eye maculopathy due to hydroxychloroquine toxicity. Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine can cause toxic retinopathy due to their binding of melanin in the retinal pigmented epithelium RPE as well as direct toxicity to retinal ganglion cells. Early findings include mottling of the RPE and blunted foveal reflex.

     
  5. Spoonman New Member

    Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Hydroxychloroquine - Wikipedia Coronavirus drug facts From hydroxychloroquine to. Hydroxychloroquine, a less toxic derivative of chloroquine.
     
  6. torchdroid Guest

    Suppression: 400 mg (310 mg base) orally on the same day every week Comments: -Suppressive therapy should begin 2 weeks prior to exposure; however, failing this, an initial dose of 800 mg (620 mg base) may be taken in 2 divided doses (6 hours apart). CHLOROQUINE PHOSPHATE, USP CDC - Malaria - Travelers - Choosing a Drug to Prevent Malaria Chloroquine - Wikipedia
     
  7. Webdemon Moderator

    The Risk of Retinal Toxicity with Plaquenil 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.

    Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses
     
  8. Cor New Member

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