Eye problems caused by plaquenil

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    Eye problems caused by plaquenil


    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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    The most common place for Hydroxychloroquine to cause a problem is in a ring of the macula surrounding the fovea which is demonstated in the visual field test you can see in the picture above. The black areas are the areas the patinet couldn't see well. Although the incidence of macular toxicity is infrequent with Plaquenil use at a dosage of 200mg or 400mg q.d. its visual impact can be devastating. 2,3. The associated classic retinal toxicity is described as a bull’s eye maculopathy ring of depigmented retinal pigment epithelium that spares the foveal area. Chloroquine CQ and hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil HCQ have been used for many years, initially for the treatment of malaria but now more commonly for the treatment of inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus 1. It is now considered for new disease applications in diabetes, heart disease and adjunct cancer therapies 2.

    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.

    Eye problems caused by plaquenil

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  3. Hydroxychloroquine oral tablet is available as a brand-name drug and a generic drug. Brand name Plaquenil. Hydroxychloroquine comes only as a tablet you take by mouth. Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat malaria, lupus erythematosus, and rheumatoid arthritis.

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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil and chloroquine cause ocular toxicity to various parts of the eye such as the cornea, ciliary body, and retina. Chloroquine can also induce cataract formation; however, no reports of hydroxychloroquine and cataract have been reported. This article focuses upon hydroxychloroquine retinopathy. Disease Some of the medications used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, such as prednisone a corticosteroid and Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine, can actually trigger eye problems. “Plaquenil, on rare. Apparently the plaquenil is supposed to help with the Sjogrens but i have yet to see an improvment in my dry eyes, it's infact gotten worse. The other thing is, Plaquenil can cause eye problems.your doctor tell you to get your eyes checked every 6 months as long as you are on it? This could also be causing your problem.

     
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    CDC - Malaria - Diagnosis & Treatment United States. Persons acquiring P. vivax infections in Papua New Guinea or Indonesia should initially be treated with a regimen recommended for chloroquine-resistant P. vivax infections. The treatment regimens for chloroquine-resistant P. vivax infections are quinine sulfate plus doxycycline or tetracycline, or, atovaquone-proguanil, or artemether.

    Treatment of Malaria Guidelines for Clinicians United States