Plaquenil eye exam recommendations

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  1. Ignatyev Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil eye exam recommendations


    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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    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. Macular Society Eye screening for patients taking hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine is a medication used to treat several conditions including rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, some skin conditions especially photosensitive ones and others that involve inflammation. Wrong Hydroxychloroquine Dose Is Common, Putting Eyes at Risk Up to half of patients treated with the arthritis drug hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil are prescribed more than the recommended maximum amount, according to new research.

    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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  6. AAO Screening Guidelines for Plaquenil. Check out my recent review/summary of the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s statement on the Recommendations on Screening for Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine Retinopathy 2016 Revision from the Ophthalmology Journal 2016;186-1394.

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    Dr. Corte provides a quick reference guide based on the AAO's updated screening guidelines for chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil retinopathy. As optometrists, it is important that we are aware of the possible ocular complications that can occur from the use of high risk medications. As a treatment for sarcoidosis, the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil® is most likely to be effective in patients with dermatologic involve-ment, joint manifestations and hypercalcemia. Due to poten-tial macular toxicity, it is recommended that patients on hydroxychloroquine have an eye examination every 6-12 months. Methotrexate. The Examiner must review a current status report by the treating physician and any supporting documents to determine the applicant’s eligibility for certification. If the applicant. meets ALL the acceptable certification criteria listed below, the Examiner can issue.

     
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    What does Plaquenil do? - What are everyone's thought on Plaquenil? Good drug for Lyme, bad drug for Lyme? What does it do exactly and how does it effectively reduce risk of relapse? Does it accumulate in tissues? Is it toxic? So far I read it alkalizes inside of cells. Makes intracellular antibiotics work better, and blocks some Borrelia enzymes.

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  9. Siberian Health Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine, a less toxic derivative of chloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine HCQ sulfate, a derivative of CQ, was first synthesized in 1946 by introducing a hydroxyl group into CQ and was demonstrated to be much less ~40% toxic than CQ in animals 4.

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