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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    According to Drugs.com, Plaquenil given for a long term can cause retinal disorders after a few months or years of daily use--especially if the dose exceeds 400mg per day. The risk of retinal damage increases at doses of 600mg to 700mg. This sort of damage occurs only in 1 out of 5,000 people who take the drug for five years or more. You should see your ophthalmologist at least once per year so that she/he may check for retinal deposits. Retinal damage caused by hydroxychloroquine is generally reversible if caught early, but damage caused by chloroquine may not be. 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.

    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.

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  7. 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.

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    I just joined this forum but I have been treated for SLE Lupus since 2001. I have been on Plaquenil ever since. My last retina scan shows some thinning of the retina so I am being scheduled with a specialist for further testing and I have been told there is a good possibility I will have to stop taking Plaquenil. Hydroxychloroquine causing retinal damage. She claimed my husband's eye condition was due to his age, and not Hydroxychloroquine, of which retinal damage is a well-known side effect. My husband has continued to get more flashes and floaters. His right eye is pretty useless now. His Rheumatologist has refused to see him. Areas of early photoreceptor damage can. Plaquenil Hydrochloroquine or Aralen Chloroquine • Annual screening after 5 years of use **Interesting, The Royal College of Ophthalmologists in Great. A cumulative dose that increases the risk of retinal toxicity

     
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    Interactions between Acetaminophen Plus Extra Str Oral and di. Chloroquine; Hydroxychloroquine/Di-; Trivalent Cations Interactions. This information is generalized and not intended as specific medical advice. Consult your healthcare professional before taking or discontinuing any drug or commencing any course of treatment.

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