Plaquenil and eye problems

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    Plaquenil and eye problems


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    Plaquenil and Eye Problems. Plaquenil can cause serious vision problems that aren't always reversible. Tell your doctor immediately if you notice any changes in vision or if you've ever had vision. I was just talking to my rheumatologist today. She has prescribed plaquenil. She said very rare side effect is some sort of deposits on the eye. I would contact your dr to be on safe side. My dr said to have eye exam with dilation a few months after starting. Just tell eye dr you take plaquenil and she said they would know exactly what to look for. Patients with retinal changes may be asymptomatic initially, or may have scotomatous vision with paracentral, pericentral ring types, temporal scotomas, and abnormal color vision.-Corneal changes including edema and opacities can be symptomless or may cause disturbances such as haloes, blurring of vision or photophobia. They may be transient.

    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Additionally, another exception occurred while executing the custom error page for the first exception.

    Plaquenil and eye problems

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  3. It is attracted to the retinal pigmented epithelium in the back of the eye the retina. Although rare, Plaquenil can cause significant toxicity to the eye with prolonged use. Also, Plaquenil may have various systemic side effects that are not related to the eyes.

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    Alot of the concerns are related to the problems caused by chloroquine, the predecesor to hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil. It was much more toxic to the retina and much more likely to cause permanent visual problems. Hydroxychloroquine, on the other hand, is much less toxic to the retina and there have been fewer reported eye problems. I have been taking plaquenil for a little over 10 years and getting eye exams regularly. 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. 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.”

     
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    Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Plaquenil Uses, Dosage & Side Effects - Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Side Effects & Dosage for. HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE - ORAL Plaquenil side effects, medical.
     
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    Plaquenil - Uses, Side Effects, Interactions - Blood tests If you take this medication for a long period of time, your doctor will likely want you to have blood tests to monitor your levels of red and white blood cells. Blood sugar levels Hydroxychloroquine may cause hypoglycemia low blood sugar levels. People with diabetes may find it necessary to monitor their blood sugar more.

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