Plaquenil macular degeneration

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  1. Kanov XenForo Moderator

    Plaquenil macular degeneration


    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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    Many systemic medications may cause retinal toxicity. 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. Aug 16, 2012 Anyway I was diagnosed with dry macular degeneration 7 years ago. A recent exam showed it has worsened. I have also seen 3 rheumatologists, and 2 of them say I should take Plaquenil and the risk of damage to my macula is not big enough to not take the Plaquenil. The Risk of Retinal Toxicity with Plaquenil. Posted on Fri, Aug 29, 2014 Tweet; Plaquenil, hydroxychloroquine HCQ, is an anti-malarial medication that has been proven to be useful in the treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis RA, systemic lupus erythematosus SLE and other inflammatory and autoimmune diseases.

    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.

    Plaquenil macular degeneration

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  7. Aug 01, 2009 I have been taking Plaquenil 400 mg a day. I just returned from having my eyes checked and I have some macular degeneration in the left eye. it's just the start of it but I am very upset. My Rheumatologist hasn't been notified yet. I am worried, I don't know if I should continue to take it. My general prescription strength increased 2 levels in.

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    Jan 01, 2020 Plaquenil ® hydroxychloroquine sulfate is a white or practically white, crystalline powder, freely soluble in water; practically insoluble in alcohol, chloroform, and in ether. The chemical name for hydroxychloroquine sulfate is 2-4-7-Chloro-4-quinolylaminopentylethylamino ethanol sulfate 11. The other day when I was at the opthamologist, for my visual field test for plaquenil, the assistant said I needed to be dilated because "having macular degeneration means thatyou need to be dialted every 6 months" I replied, no. I don't need to be dilated because I don't have macular degeneration. Regarding the comments of Dr. Brown on the diagnosis of hydroxychloroquine toxicity in older patients with age-related macular degeneration, a retinal specialist in the San Francisco Bay area with an extensive military experience had cared for several such patients. Three patients with macular degeneration who took hydroxychloroquine did poorly.

     
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    Treating Lupus with Anti-Malarial Drugs Johns Hopkins Lupus. Potential side effects of anti-malarial drugs include Skin rashes and pigment change. Atabrine, specifically, can cause yellow pigmentation of skin. Sometimes Plaquenil can also deposit in the tissues. Dry skin. Loss of appetite. Abdominal bloating. Upset stomach. Stomach cramps. Retinal damage.

    Chloroquine - FDA prescribing information, side effects.