Plaquenil induced retinal toxicity

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  1. skyDSL New Member

    Plaquenil induced retinal toxicity


    The toxicities can be grouped into categories such as pigmentary retinopathies, crystalline retinopathies, retinal vasculopathies, and retinopathies characterized by retinal edema or folds. Here we present a case of topiramate (Topamax, Ortho-Mc Neil Neurologics) causing transient angle closure and retinal folds.

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    Review of Optometry presents Retina Revealed Case Studies. Plaquenil Induced Retinal Toxicity A Case of Severe Hydroxychloroquine-Induced Retinal Toxicity in a Patient with Recent Onset of Renal Impairment A Review of the Literature on the Use of Hydroxychloroquine in Renal Impairment. Rajen Tailor, * Ibrahim Elaraoud, Peter Good, Monique Hope-Ross, and Robert A. H. Scott 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.

    A 26-year-old woman reported to the emergency room with a chief complaint of sudden, painless loss of vision in both eyes. We follow with a review of the literature regarding topiramate toxicity, as well as a brief review of the other major categories of pharmacologic retinal toxicity.

    Plaquenil induced retinal toxicity

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  7. 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.

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    Diagnosis Hydroxychloroquine-induced retinal toxicity Discussion. 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. Retinal toxicity from Plaquenil is of serious concern because even after cessation of the drug there is little if any visual recovery, and sometimes a progression of visual loss over several years after the drug has been stopped. Fortunately, retinal toxicity from plaquinil is quite rare relative to the number of individuals taking the medication. Over a long period of time, the drug may have a Canthaxanthine is a vitamin A derivative used in the treatment of psoriasis and eczema, and had been used previously as an oral tanning agent. Toxicity has been shown after high-dose oral therapy of greater than 0.5 mg/kg/day.

     
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    Ask the Expert Plaquenil and Sjögren’s The typical dose for hydroxychloroquine is 200-400mg per day and is based on a person’s body weight or if you are overweight, your ideal body weight. While hydroxychloroquine is considered a relatively safe medication, like all medications there are potential risks. These include body rashes that often will itch.

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