Eye things behind eye from taking plaquenil

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  1. seowoman Well-Known Member

    Eye things behind eye from taking plaquenil


    Suddenly I'm experiencing eye problems (blilnd spots). I have stopped taking plaquenil, but now I'm being told by doctors that the damage is not necessarily reversible especially if you have taken it for a long time.

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    It is a derivative chloroquine, also an antimalarial agent which has a much higher risk of toxicity. Plaquenil can rarely cause a retinal problem involving the central visual area, or macula. Retinal toxicity from Plaquenil is rare, but even if the medication is discontinued, vision loss may be irreversible and may continue to progress. Focus on Eyes Long-term Plaquenil intake can affect your vision. Taking high doses or long-term treatment of Plaquenil, an anti-malaria drug used to treat lupus, can lead to vision problems. Plaquenil Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity INFREQUENT side effects. If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression. A Disorder Of The Retina Of The Eye;

    My mother was diagnosed with Plaquenil Toxicity in 2007 she first noticed changes in 2006, although being followed by her eye doctor they failed to notice this as Plaquenil TX until it was to late. I'm hoping to find people who have recovered from the eye damage.

    Eye things behind eye from taking plaquenil

    Flashes of light out of the corner of my eye and Plaquenil, Focus on Eyes Long-term Plaquenil intake can affect your.

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  5. The vast majority of patients on Plaquenil get absolutely no eye problems and you should not be unduly worried or concerned. If you have a good response in your arthritis to the Plaquenil then the benefits of a Plaquenil almost certainly outweigh the small risks to your eyes.

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    May 25, 2008 The vision problems Plaquenil can cause are extremely rare, can be reversed if you catch it fast enough, and take many years to develop. Easiest way to deal with it is an eye exam every 6 months where they dilate your eyes and one a year where they do a visual fields exam. Macular Society Eye screening for patients taking hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine is a medication used to treat several conditions including rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, some skin conditions especially photosensitive ones and others that involve inflammation. Aug 01, 2009 Everything is dark inside and outside is so bright the it is painful to open my eyes. Plaquenil toxicity is not reversible in most cases and continues to progress even after you stop taking it for several month and sometimes years because of the half life of Plaquenil One should see a retina special before taking Plaquenil in my opinion

     
  6. KrTech Guest

    Suppression: 400 mg (310 mg base) orally on the same day every week Comments: -Suppressive therapy should begin 2 weeks prior to exposure; however, failing this, an initial dose of 800 mg (620 mg base) may be taken in 2 divided doses (6 hours apart). Drug spotlight on hydroxychloroquine Lupus Foundation of. Hydroxychloroquine Tablets - FDA prescribing information, side effects. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage, Side Effects.
     
  7. alexanin User

    Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. What are the side effects of hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil. Plaquenil side effects Other Drugs discussions Therapies. Will you have High blood pressure with Plaquenil - eHealthMe
     
  8. QOQ User

    My Take on New Ocular Screening Guidelines for Plaquenil RheumNow. Of course the aim is avoid drug related retinal toxicity, which on ophthalmic examination, appears as the classic Bull’s eye change affecting the macula. Once retinal toxicity from hydroxychloroquine occurs, it is thought that the retinal changes are permanent and the disease can progress even if hydroxychloroquine is stopped for 1 to 3 years.

    Despite Plaquenil dosing recommendations,
     
  9. dex Moderator

    Rx Side Effects New Plaquenil Guidelines and More - American. Plaquenil toxicity isn’t even in the top 10, or the top 100” if you’re looking at incidence, he said. “It’s a pretty rare thing.” Nevertheless, he urged doctors to master the Academy’s new guidelines, because the effects from chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, when they do occur, are severe and often irreversible.

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