Plaquenil eye chart

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    Plaquenil eye chart


    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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    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. Background The American Academy of Ophthalmology recommendations on screening for chloroquine CQ and hydroxychloroquine HCQ retinopathy are revised in light of new information about the prevalence of toxicity, risk factors, fundus distribution, and effectiveness of screening tools. Hydroxychloroquine is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. Important information. Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye.

    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.

    Plaquenil eye chart

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  4. 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.

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    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 ppatient’s real body weight. It’s important to understand that the daily dose is only one risk factor for plaquenil retinotoxicity. Mg 310 mg base PO once every 7 days. Alternatively, 6.5 mg/kg/dose 5 mg base/kg/dose; Max 400 mg/dose or 310 mg base/dose. Dosing should begin 2 weeks before entering and continue for 4 weeks after leaving the endemic area. The CDC suggests hydroxychloroquine as an alternative to chloroquine. Plaquenil Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity INFREQUENT side effects. If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression. A Disorder Of The Retina Of The Eye;

     
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