Plaquenil toxicity guideline

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  1. eagle136 Moderator

    Plaquenil toxicity guideline


    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.

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    A cumulative dose of 1000g of hydroxychloroquine or 460g of chloroquine was likely the largest risk factor, which was typically achieved after 5-7 years of a typical dosage 8, 10. However, there have been case reports of patients with hydroxychloroquine toxicity as early as 1.9 months after starting treatment 11. Plaquenil or hydroxychloroquine HCQ is an anti-malarial medication that has been proven to be useful in the treatment of patients with rheumatoid The Risk of Retinal Toxicity with Plaquenil YOUR CREDIBLE SJÖGREN'S RESOURCE Although it is considered rare, retinal toxicity from the intake of Plaquenil can be irreversible even if the drug is discontinued 2, 3. What is Plaquenil Toxicity? The toxicity resulting from the intake of Plaquenil is due to its affinity for melanin-containing structures in the body.

    It is imperative that patients and physicians are aware of and watch for this drug’s ocular side effects. Retinal toxicity from hydroxychloroquine is rare, but even if the medication is discontinued, vision loss may be irreversible and may continue to progress.

    Plaquenil toxicity guideline

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  5. Background/Purpose Hydroxychloroquine HCQ is a widely-used medication in many rheumatologic conditions. The most worrisome toxicity is irreversible damage to retinal pigment epithelium which can lead to blindness. The most recent 2016 guidelines from the American Academy of Ophthalmology AAO recommend the dose of HCQ ≤5 mg/kg real body weight to minimize toxicity1. According to these

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    Plaquenil toxicity screening has new guidelines that were updated in 2016. This is an update for your information if you have more questions about specific cases or need an mfERG for a patient, don’t hesitate to contact me. Guidelines on screening for retinopathy associated with hydroxychloroquine toxicity were initially published by the Academy in 2002. These guidelines were updated in February of this year, given the emergence of more sensitive diagnostic techniques and the recognition that risk of toxicity from years of hydroxychloroquine use is greater than. Monitoring for Toxicity. The American Academy of Ophthalmology has published guidelines for monitoring patients for Plaquenil toxicity. Some cases are difficult to detect, especially if other eye problems are present. Current testing for Plaquenil toxicity may include Visual field testing to evaluate for missing spots near the center of the.

     
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  8. Snaggletooth Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine - Wikipedia Hydroxychloroquine HCQ, sold under the brand name Plaquenil among others, is a medication used for the prevention and treatment of certain types of malaria. Specifically it is used for chloroquine-sensitive malaria. Other uses include treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and porphyria cutanea tarda. It is taken by mouth.

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