Plaquenil macular changes

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  1. anyloalpesy Guest

    Plaquenil macular changes


    In Sjögren’s, Plaquenil is used to treat many symptoms of Sjögren’s including fatigue, joint symptoms of arthritis and arthralgias (joint pain), dry mouth and dry eyes. Similar to its use in systemic lupus erythematosus, many clinicians feel that it is useful in reducing general Sjögren’s “disease activity.” One of the reasons that physicians feel comfortable in prescribing Plaquenil is its low risk to benefit ratio.

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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is a drug that is classified as an anti-malarial drug. Plaquenil is prescribed for the treatment or prevention of malaria. It is also prescribed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and the side effects of lupus such as hair loss, joint pain, and more. If you are taking Plaquenil to treat an inflammatory condition or malaria, you should be aware of the side effects that may occur to your eyes and vision. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is in a class of drugs called disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs, which are used to decrease inflammation, pain and joint damage. The macular changes are potentially serious and are related to dosage and length of time taking hydroxychloroquine. Blurred vision and defective color vision may be found early. Advanced retinopathy is characterized by marked reduction of visual acuity and a “bulls eye” macular lesion which is absent in early involvement.

    As with any medication, allergic reactions including skin rashes and non-allergic reactions can occur. This means that the side effects of Plaquenil are mild and infrequent compared with its potential benefits.

    Plaquenil macular changes

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  4. Rheumatologists use hydroxychloroquine sulfate Plaquenil, Concordia Pharmaceuticals to treat autoimmune diseases, namely discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, Sjögren syndrome, and malaria. When taken at high doses and for long durations, hydroxychloroquine has been known to cause parafoveal retinal toxicity.

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    Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine both belong to the quinolone family and share similar clinical indications and side effects, including retinal toxicity. Chloroquine-induced retinal toxicity was first described in 1959 and the retinal toxic effects of hydroxychloroquine were later described in 1967 3, 4. Aug 29, 2014 Several risk factors may increase the likelihood of retinal toxicity from Plaquenil such as, age of greater than 60 years, daily dose more than 6.5 mg/kg; use of the drug more than 5 years, obesity, preexisting retinal disease and, renal or liver failure. Feb 19, 2020 Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial medication used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites, which enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Plaquenil is also used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus.

     
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  6. smoky New Member

    In some cases, they may not be available in every strength or form as the brand-name drug. Does anyone take methotrexate and hydroxychloroquine. Methotrexate and plaquenil - @Kristinsaba1988 - Scleroderma - 20151009. Methotrexate vs Plaquenil Comparison -
     
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    Autophagy genes act as tumor suppressors in ovarian cancer The authors used tumor cells from a cancer patient that were grown in mice. "Chloroquine, which targets autophagy, has been tried in cancer trials. Ironically, it was used in tumors with very high.

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  8. Dok_m Well-Known Member

    Why do my pills look different each time I fill the same. Q I've been refilling the same generic drug prescription at my pharmacy for months without incident, but this month, I was given pills that are a different shape and color. The pharmacist says.

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