Plaquenil annual eye exam

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  1. kostyanus Guest

    Plaquenil annual eye exam


    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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    Mar 09, 2011 My dry eyes have been relieved with an over the counter eye drop, and my blurred vision is no longer! I am posting this so that people who take plaquenil do not panic as I did. Continue with annual eye exams, and simply report problems if and when they occur. It may be something simple, as mine was. Plaquenil is a pretty widely used drug so I figure she should have an opinion on it. I would feel more comfortable having the baseline exam done first BUT I am pretty eager to get started on it ASAP as my eye is starting to bug me due to the morphea that is slowly spreading. If you take this medication, it is important to have annual eye exams by your ophthalmologist, so he/she can monitor changes within your eye. At San Antonio Eye Specialists, we monitor Plaquenil patients by testing visual acuity, color vision, central visual field testing, distortion test and a thorough retina exam.

    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 annual eye exam

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  4. Plaquenil Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is a medication used for dermatologic and rheumatologic inflammatory conditions. However, a common side effect of Plaquenil is permanent loss of vision. Dr. Carroll recommends an annual eye exam for early diagnosis and management of retinal toxicity.

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    The changes are most often permanent, but in some cases, vision has improved. Most rheumatologists recommend patients undergo a baseline eye examination prior to starting Plaquenil and be re-examined in the future depending on their risk for developing the condition. Risk factors include advanced age and having pre-existing retinal disease. I have been on hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil for 13 years and I go to my Eye Dr. for my annual visual field exam. Well I get bad news, I now have what he claims to be poison in one of the eyes. I was told from the start by my rheumatologist I would have to have eye exams including visual field exams every six months due to the plaquenil therapy. My first two exams did include these tests. But my next six month appointment is coming up, and they told me I didn't need the visual field test this time so the appointment would be shorter.

     
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    Applies to hydroxychloroquine: oral tablet Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine may cause some unwanted effects. Taking Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage, Side Effects. Common Side Effects of Plaquenil - medications.center
     
  7. Jon-Kurt Moderator

    Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine sulfate dosing, indications. Hydroxychloroquine should be discontinued if ocular toxicity is suspected and patient should be closely observed given that retinal changes and visual disturbances may progress even after cessation of therapy. Hepatic disease or alcoholism

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