Plaquenil and eye photosensitivity

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    Plaquenil and eye photosensitivity


    It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability.

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    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression. Abnormal Liver Function Tests. Acute Liver Failure. Acute Pustular Eruptions On Skin. Bronchospasm. Decreased Blood Platelets. Decreased White Blood Cells. Deficiency Of Granulocytes A Type Of White Blood Cell. Photosensitivity is a skin reaction i.e. rash that occurs after exposure to ultraviolet UV radiation from the sun or an artificial light source. Photosensitivity can be caused by various agents, including drugs, perfume, cosmetics, and even the sunscreen that is meant to protect your skin. Plaquenil and Eye Problems Plaquenil can cause serious vision problems that aren't always reversible. Tell your doctor immediately if you notice any changes in vision or if you've ever had vision.

    Today, it is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, some symptoms of lupus, childhood arthritis (or juvenile idiopathic arthritis) and other autoimmune diseases. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria.

    Plaquenil and eye photosensitivity

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    Plaquenil and Photosensitivity reaction - from FDA reports Summary Photosensitivity reaction is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Humira, and have Pain. From what I understand it is very rare for someone to have an allergic reaction to the Plaquenil and when they do that isn't how it shows up. Hopefull it's not the Plaquenil because this drug is really a very good drug for Lupus. I went through some paperwork I had about Plaquenil and am pasting it here for you to read. Photosensitivity or sun sensitivity is inflammation of the skin induced by the combination of sunlight and certain medications or substances. This causes redness of the skin and may look similar to sunburn. Both the photosensitizing medication or chemical and light source have to be present in order for a photosensitivity reaction to occur.

     
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    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. What is Plaquenil? - GoodRx Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage. PLAQUENIL Patient Assistance Program
     
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