How does plaquenil affect your eyes

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  1. zizop Moderator

    How does plaquenil affect your eyes


    In Sjögren’s, Plaquenil is used to treat many symptoms of Sjögren’s including fatigue, joint symptoms of arthritis and arthralgias (joint pain), dry mouth and dry eyes. Similar to its use in systemic lupus erythematosus, many clinicians feel that it is useful in reducing general Sjögren’s “disease activity.” One of the reasons that physicians feel comfortable in prescribing Plaquenil is its low risk to benefit ratio.

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    Focus on Eyes Long-term Plaquenil intake can affect your vision. Plaquenil, or hydroxychloroquine, is an anti-malaria medication that is commonly used to treat autoimmune disorders like lupus or rheumatoid arthritis. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil was originally used to treat malaria and is now used mostly to treat rheumatological and dermatological diseases. Its most frequent use now is for Rheumatoid Arthritis RA and Lupus and is often very effective in mitigating the joint and arthritic symptoms these diseases can cause. Retinal toxicity of Plaquenil may manifest itself with subtle disturbances of the retinal pigment epithelium which may eventually lead to complete destruction of the macula in the form of bull’s-eye maculopathy. Several risk factors may increase the likelihood of retinal toxicity from Plaquenil such as.

    As with any medication, allergic reactions including skin rashes and non-allergic reactions can occur. This means that the side effects of Plaquenil are mild and infrequent compared with its potential benefits.

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  7. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria.

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    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. It's used to treat and prevent malaria infection, and to reduce symptoms and progression of autoimmune diseases such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and others. Malaria is spread by mosquitoes. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or. Plaquenil related eye complications are not common. Plaquenil can produce pigment changes in the macula of the retina. The retina is the part of the back of the eye that you see with. The macula is the central part of the retina responsible for central fine vision. With Plaquenil related toxicity, the pigment in the macula can change and alter vision by producing blurring and distortion of objects.

     
  8. tigrov2 New Member

    I have been taking plaquenil for a little over 10 years and getting eye exams regularly. Plaquenil Eye Exams - Catalina Eye Care Plaquenil Risk Calculators My Take on New Ocular Screening Guidelines for Plaquenil.
     
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    Hydroxychloroquine is a quinoline medicine used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. How Do Ophthalmologists Look for Plaquenil Damage. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine sulfate dose, indications. Simethicone - brand name list from
     
  10. andreika20 Moderator

    Two anti-malarial drugs Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine. Chloroquine and his sister drug, hydroxychloroquine, have been used to treat malaria since Word War II. The study is part of the initiative from an independent group of scientists and physicians working on an open-data clinical trial for prevention of COVID-19, through the use of hydroxychloroquine in combination with other therapeutic agents.

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