Plaquenil eye toxicity symptoms

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  1. mantra Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil eye toxicity symptoms


    Suddenly I'm experiencing eye problems (blilnd spots). I have stopped taking plaquenil, but now I'm being told by doctors that the damage is not necessarily reversible especially if you have taken it for a long time.

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    Apr 10, 2019 To treat malaria Plaquenil is usually given for 3 days, starting with one high dose followed by a smaller dose during the next 2 days in a row. Take Plaquenil for the full prescribed length of time for malaria. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared. Plaquenil eye problems. Posted by Wesbig @wesbig, Jul 25, 2016. I was wondering if anyone experienced blurry vision on Plaquenil. I have been on Plaquenil for about a month. Every now and then I notice some of the words on the television are blurry, then there are other times my eyes are fine. Should this be a big concern? Our patient demonstrates the importance of using the new recommended screening tools for the detection of early hydroxychloroquine toxicity. 10-2 HVF, SD-OCT, autofluorescence, or mfERG might have detected the hydroxychloroquine retinal toxicity on the day of her presenting symptoms and possibly earlier, potentially limiting the amount of.

    My mother was diagnosed with Plaquenil Toxicity in 2007 she first noticed changes in 2006, although being followed by her eye doctor they failed to notice this as Plaquenil TX until it was to late. I'm hoping to find people who have recovered from the eye damage.

    Plaquenil eye toxicity symptoms

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  6. Of course the aim is avoid drug related retinal toxicity, which on ophthalmic examination, appears as the classic Bull’s eye change affecting the macula. Once retinal toxicity from hydroxychloroquine occurs, it is thought that the retinal changes are permanent and the disease can progress even if hydroxychloroquine is stopped for 1 to 3 years.

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    Plaquenil is a drug used to treat Rheumatoid Arthritis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosis. It is a very good drug and gives many patients significant relief from their symptoms. Plaquenil related eye complications are not common. Plaquenil can produce pigment changes in the macula of the retina. Plaquenil is manufactured in only a 200 mg tablet The typical dosage is either 200 or 400 mg per day 200 mg daily puts anyone under 68 pounds at risk1 400 mg of Plaquenil daily puts anyone under 135 pounds at a higher risk for toxicity Therefore, 200mg of Plaquenil daily is going to be a safe dosage for virtually all adults13 Aug 01, 2009 By 2/2010 things were so dim I could not see to shop in stores. I quit taking Plaquenil but the DR still said no toxicity. My eyes continued to get worst. In tears I went back in July he finally sent me to a retina specialist. You don't have to have Bulls eye damage to have toxicity Over weight women over 60 should beware of taking Plaquenil.

     
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  10. Plaquenil 400mg and weighing 116 pounds. is this safe for. Plaquenil 400mg and weighing 116 pounds. is this safe for me to take this dose. Most likely your doctor knows what he's doing if he puts you on 400 mg. Then the next week or so you start taking two. One in the morning and one in the evening with dinner. Plaquenil is a very effective drug for a lot of people. Good luck. Logged Seeker.

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