Plaquenil retinal detachment

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  1. Feist Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil retinal detachment

    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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    Retinal Detachment in a Patient with Hydroxychloroquine Toxicity Article PDF Available in Journal of Ophthalmic & Vision Research 142226 April 2019 with 27 Reads How we measure 'reads' The image of a retinal detachment adjacent to the central area of damaged RPE and photoreceptors is dramatic and unusual, even though this has recently been described. The visual field loss from both glaucoma and hydroxychloroquine toxicity prevented the patient from noticing any subjective visual complaints Figures Figures5 5 and and6. 6. Many systemic medications may cause retinal toxicity. One such commonly used medication for dermatologic and rheumatologic inflammatory conditions is hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, a chloroquine derivative. It is used to treat many diseases including malaria, rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus.

    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.

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  6. A Retinal Tear or Retinal Detachment Is a Serious Problem A torn or detached retina requires immediate medical attention. In many cases, patients with this condition have suffered a blow to the eye or have another contributing medical condition, such as diabetes.

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    The tri-color macular image showed an inferior hemicircle of pigmentary mottling classic for hydroxychloroquine toxicity, but no obvious retinal detachment Figures Figures1 1 to to4. 4. Clinical exam revealed a shallow inferior retinal detachment. Clinical case The case is presented of a 56 year-old patient diagnosed with rhegmatogenous retinal detachment and on treatment with hydroxychloroquine HCQ. Mar 12, 2019 Retinal detachment Retinal detachment describes an emergency situation in which a thin layer of tissue the retina at the back of the eye pulls away from the layer of blood vessels that provides it with oxygen and nutrients. Retinal detachment is often accompanied by flashes and floaters in your vision.

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    Applies to hydroxychloroquine: oral tablet Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine may cause some unwanted effects. Hydroxychloroquine Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions. Allergic to Plaquenil. What now? lupus - reddit HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE - ORAL Plaquenil side effects.
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  9. Alenkii New Member

    What Is Hydroxychloroquine Used For? Hydroxychloroquine can prevent only P. falciparum infections it does not work to prevent the other types and is only effective for prevention in certain areas of the world. Hydroxychloroquine can be used to treat all four types, although it may need to be combined with another malaria medication in order to be effective.

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  10. ItsMe Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine User Reviews for Sjogren's. - Rheumy started me on plaquenil and it helped with the tiredness and no energy for a while but it did not do anything for dry eyes/saliva at all so why take it. It is supposed to slow down the immune system so your problems aren't as bad.i.e. tears/saliva. But, I started getting bronchitis in Jan-April.

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