What does plaquenil do to eyes

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  1. bish Guest

    What does plaquenil do to 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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    Jun 13, 2019 A rare side effect of Plaquenil is damage to the eye's retina. The retina is the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye. Using Plaquenil for a long period of time may harm the retina, causing serious vision loss. Jan 18, 2019 What can Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil do to my eyes? 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. Plaquenil and Your Eyes In some people, Plaquenil can cause a condition called hydroxychloroquine retinopathy, often referred to as bulls-eye maculopathy. The condition sometimes resembles a target, or bulls-eye ring, on the retina surrounding the macula.

    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.

    What does plaquenil do to eyes

    Common and Rare Side Effects for Plaquenil Oral, What can Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil do to my eyes?

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  6. Apr 10, 2019 Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Plaquenil is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia.

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    Note This document contains side effect information about hydroxychloroquine. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Plaquenil. For the Consumer. Applies to hydroxychloroquine oral tablet. Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil may cause some unwanted effects. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil and chloroquine cause ocular toxicity to various parts of the eye such as the cornea, ciliary body, and retina. Chloroquine can also induce cataract formation; however, no reports of hydroxychloroquine and cataract have been reported 1. If you take Plaquenil for your inflammatory disease, your ophthalmologist will check for damage to the retina in the back of the eye while you take the drug.

     
  7. neod Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD). The Risk of Retinal Toxicity with Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Long-Term Side Effects of Plaquenil for Rheumatoid.
     
  8. rexona Guest

    The following information is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. PLAQUENIL Dosage & Rx Info Uses, Side Effects Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses Plaquenil Concordia Pharmaceuticals Inc. FDA Package.
     
  9. LionRU Moderator

    Drug InfoNet - Off Label Use - general Off-Label Drug Use posted 8/11/98 Question Has the drug hydroxychloroquine sulfate Plaquenil been tested for its activity against viral syndromes like HIV disease? HIV patients have told me that it has measurably improved their condition doubled CD4+ T- cell counts - from 350 cells/mm^3 to 600+ cells/mm^3 for over one year.

    Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine sulfate dosing, indications.