Plaquenil eye testing

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  1. pasavento New Member

    Plaquenil eye testing


    Pattern of Retinopathy: Although the locus of toxic damage is parafoveal in many eyes, Asian patients often show an extramacular pattern of damage. Dose: We recommend a maximum daily HCQ use of 5.0 mg/kg real weight, which correlates better with risk than ideal weight.

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    You can go to a normal opticians but make sure they know you are on hydroxychloroquine and expect them to do a peripheral vision field test that involves looking into a machine and pressing a button when you can see a flashing light in various places over a circle within the machine very easy, they can then tell if there is a problem with the peripheral vision which could be caused by the medication. She suffered from Sjogren syndrome and inflammatory arthritis and was currently treated with prednisone and methotrexate. She was previously treated with hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil 200mg bid 6.5mg/kg for 10 years, which was stopped one year prior to presentation. At San Antonio Eye Specialists, we monitor Plaquenil patients by testing visual acuity, color vision, central visual field testing, distortion test and a thorough retina exam. If signs of retinopathy are detected, the drug is stopped and vision typically returns to normal. In some cases, vision is permanently affected.

    Risk of Toxicity: The risk of toxicity is dependent on daily dose and duration of use. There are no similar demographic data for CQ, but dose comparisons in older literature suggest using 2.3 mg/kg real weight.

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  7. More in Eye Health. If you are taking Plaquenil to treat an inflammatory condition or malaria, you should be aware of the side effects that may occur to your eyes and vision. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is in a class of drugs called disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs, which are used to decrease inflammation, pain and joint damage.

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    The goal for Plaquenil Screening to detect toxicity early and stop the medication as soon as possible if present. Functional test that focus on central field sensitivity may pick up early toxicity. Early structural changes may be difficult to detect and high resolution optical coherence tomography. For all uses of Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine Tell all of your health care providers that you take Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine. A severe eye problem has happened with Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine. Have an eye exam as you have been told by your doctor. Have your blood work checked if you. Discussion. A risk factor for Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine retinotoxicity is a daily dose that exceeds 5.0 mg of drug per kg of body weight. The tool on the right simply calculates this threshold based on a patient’s real body weight. It’s important to understand that the daily dose is only one risk factor for plaquenil retinotoxicity.

     
  8. mr.spi4ka Well-Known Member

    Description: An exception occurred while processing your request. Hydroxychloroquine Side Effects, Dosage, Uses, and More Will you have Diplopia with Plaquenil - eHealthMe Who Is at Risk for Vision Loss with Plaquenil? - American Academy of.
     
  9. W77 New Member

    How Rheumatoid Arthritis Affects Pregnancy Experts say pregnant women can safely take the steroid prednisone during the second and third trimester of pregnancy and while breastfeeding. Experts also consider Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine safe to take while pregnant. Enbrel etanercept is also sometimes used in the 2 nd and 3 rd trimesters.

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  10. Iskin XenForo Moderator

    Lupus & Medications Q&A - HSS Playbook Plaquenil or hydroxychloroquine is a very well tolerated and useful medication in lupus. As well as its anti-inflammatory, it is felt to have some use in delaying disease progression. It is very well tolerated and most people have no problems on the medication.

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