Screening criteria for ocular toxicity of plaquenil

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  1. FlaerS Well-Known Member

    Screening criteria for ocular toxicity of plaquenil


    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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    Periodic eye exams in patients taking HCQ is to recognize toxicity, if it occurs, at the earliest 17 possible stage. Toward this end, the American Academy of Ophthalmology AAO has 18 published guidelines for retinal toxicity monitoring 4, 5. 19 Hydroxychloroquine HCQ is an anti-malarial medication that has in recent times been utilized as treatment for a variety of autoimmune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus, and other inflammatory and dermatologic conditions. Retinal toxicity from HCQ, and its analog, chloroquine, has been recognized for many years.2,3 By some estimates, in the United. Disease Entity. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil and chloroquine cause ocular toxicity to various parts of the eye such as the cornea, ciliary body, and retina. Chloroquine can also induce cataract formation; however, no reports of hydroxychloroquine and cataract have been article focuses upon hydroxychloroquine retinopathy.

    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.

    Screening criteria for ocular toxicity of plaquenil

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  4. 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 1is now considered for new disease applications in diabetes, heart disease and adjunct.

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    Since the initial screening and monitoring recommendations were published in 2002, there have been reports of retinal toxicity associated with the use of Plaquenil. Furthermore, the advent of novice sensitive diagnostic modalities has led to a revision of the recommended guidelines for patients using Plaquenil see “2011 Plaquenil Screening. New Screening Guidelines for Hydroxychloroquine Toxicity Experts explain their role in clinical practice. Stephen G. Schwartz, MD, MBA • William F. Mieler, MD. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, Sanofi-Aventis remains widely used in the treatment of various rheumatologic disorders. The American Academy of Ophthalmology released an updated set of screening recommendations for hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil and chloroquine to account for the many studies that have shown the effects of these medications on the retina 1. It succinctly makes the case for screening, and

     
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