Plaquenil retinal detachment

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  1. vinport Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil retinal detachment


    Chloroquine is now uncommonly used in favor of its derivative hydroxychloroquine. In the United States, hydroxychloroquine is most often used for its anti-inflammatory effects in rheumatology and dermatology.

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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. Retinal Detachment in a Patient with Hydroxychloroquine Toxicity Article PDF Available in Journal of Ophthalmic & Vision Research 142226 April 2019 with 27 Reads How we measure 'reads' After seeing MANY professionals including a neurologist, a retinal specialist, neuro-ophthalmologist, and undergoing MANY different tests, she was diagnosed with Plaquenil toxicity. She does have field of vision loss, mostly on things that are close up. She took Plaquenil for almost five years before having any symptoms.

    While early toxicity may be asymtomatic, patients with more advanced stage of toxicity may complain of color vision changes or paracentral scotomas. Its toxic effects on the retina are seen in the macula.

    Plaquenil retinal detachment

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  4. Unfortunately, despite their many benefits, both medications, chloroquine Aralen or its analogue, hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, carry with them a very small risk of permanent vision loss. Eye screening by an ophthalmologist is important to help identify any damage to the eye at the earliest stage possible.

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    Mar 12, 2019 Retinal detachment Retinal detachment describes an emergency situation in which a thin layer of tissue the retina at the back of the eye pulls away from the layer of blood vessels that provides it with oxygen and nutrients. Retinal detachment is often accompanied by flashes and floaters in your vision. Retinal detachment is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Concerta, and have Joint deposit Clinical case The case is presented of a 56 year-old patient diagnosed with rhegmatogenous retinal detachment and on treatment with hydroxychloroquine HCQ.

     
  5. klickrevenue New Member

    Hydroxychloroquine is widely used in the treatment of post-Lyme arthritis. Mechanism of Action of Hydroxychloroquine in the. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage.
     
  6. vistarus New Member

    Arthritis is a bit better, but I also take enbrel, and have recently added mtx, so that confounds it a bit. Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses Lupus remission Lupus Foundation of America Hydroxychloroquine MedlinePlus Drug Information
     
  7. Tima XenForo Moderator

    The lysosomal inhibitor, chloroquine, increases cell surface. Sep 15, 2013 Accumulation of chloroquine in the lysosome inhibits phospholipase A2. It has recently been shown that antagonists of cytoplasmic phospholipase A2 inhibit multiple endocytic pathways 42. In this case, chloroquine could be maintaining BMPR-II at the cell surface via another mechanism other than lysosomal inhibition.

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  8. Himik XenForo Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine tablets - Cleveland Clinic HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE hye drox ee KLOR oh kwin is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. It is also used to treat malaria. This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions. COMMON BRAND NAMES Plaquenil, Quineprox

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