Plaquenil and retinal damage

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    Plaquenil and retinal damage


    Plaquenil is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia.

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    Retinal toxicity of Plaquenil may manifest itself with subtle disturbances of the retinal pigment epithelium which may eventually lead to complete destruction of the macula in the form of bull’s-eye maculopathy. Several risk factors may increase the likelihood of retinal toxicity from Plaquenil such as. Plaquenil can produce pigment changes in the macula of the retina. The retina is the part of the back of the eye that you see with. The macula is the central part of the retina responsible for central fine vision. With Plaquenil related toxicity, the pigment in the macula can change and alter vision by producing blurring and distortion of objects. 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.

    Plaquenil is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

    Plaquenil and retinal damage

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    Screening requires the use of tests, such as 10–2 visual fields and SD-OCT and other modern techniques, such as autofluorescence imaging and multifocal electroretinography, to demonstrate early retinal damage.” 1 Melles & Marmor. The Risk of Toxic Retinopathy in Patients on Long-term Hydroxychloroquine Therapy. Hydroxychloroquine HCQ is an anti-malarial medication that has in recent times been utilized as treatment for a variety of autoimmune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus, and other inflammatory and dermatologic conditions. Retinal toxicity from HCQ, and its analog, chloroquine, has been recognized for many years.2,3 By some estimates, in the United. Hydroxychloroquine sulfate HCQ, Plaquenil is an analogue of chloroquine CQ, an antimalarial agent, used for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune disorders. Its use has been associated with severe retinal toxicity, requiring a discontinuation of therapy.

     
  6. uz_zman Guest

    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. Synthesis and antimalarial activity of new chloroquine. Medicinal Chemistry of Antimalarial Drugs Chloroquine - SlideShare
     
  7. herb Guest

    Applies to hydroxychloroquine: oral tablet Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine (the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil) may cause some unwanted effects. Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Side Effects - Mayo Clinic Want to know good stuff about plaquenil - HealthBoards Plaquenil & weight loss Lupus Forums at The Lupus Site
     
  8. KVG Well-Known Member

    Allergic reaction to Plaquenil Lupus Forums at The Lupus. Allergic reaction to Plaquenil. Discussion in 'Medications' started by SickANDexhausted, Mar 25, 2015. SickANDexhausted Junior Member. I was just prescribed Plauqenil and was given Hydroxycloroquine Zydus. Less than two weeks in, I had an extremely bad allergic reaction. It started out with these ugly, itchy red hives on my left arm.

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  9. dahabbit User

    Hydroxychloroquine Reviews & Ratings at User Reviews for Hydroxychloroquine. Also known as Plaquenil, Quineprox The following information is NOT intended to endorse any particular medication. While these reviews might be helpful, they are not a substitute for the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgement of healthcare practitioners.

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