Chloroquine retinopathy oct

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  1. Denizzz Well-Known Member

    Chloroquine retinopathy oct


    She suffered from Sjogren syndrome and inflammatory arthritis and was currently treated with prednisone and methotrexate. She was previously treated with hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) 200mg bid (6.5mg/kg) for 10 years, which was stopped one year prior to presentation.

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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. Chloroquine is a potent drug used for the treatment of various diseases, including malaria and a range of connective tissue disorders. Chloroquine retinopathy is an important complication that may appear even years after cessation of the drug, presenting with impaired visual acuity, central vision loss and progressive damage that could result in irreversible blindness. To report expanded SD-OCT findings of HCQ retinopathy that may assist the clinician in earlier diagnosis. To characterize structural changes of HCQ retinopathy with SD-OCT after drug cessation. Setting Private practice and academic institution. Patient Population Patients at New England Eye Center and Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston in Boston, MA diagnosed with HCQ retinopathy and followed.

    Review of systems: Blurred vision, halos, dry eye, dry mouth, gastroesophageal reflux, joint pain Pupils: Reactive to light in each eye from 5 mm in the dark to 2 mm in the light. Extraocular movements: Full, both eyes (OU) Confrontation visual fields: Full OU Intra-ocular pressure The optic nerves appeared healthy with a 0.3 cup-to-disc ratio. Past Ocular History: None Medical History: Sjogren syndrome and inflammatory arthritis, supraventricular tachycardia, anxiety, depression, peptic ulcer disease Medications: prednisone, methotrexate, amitriptyline, ranitidine, estradiol, tizanidine, diltiazem, Restasis Allergies: codeine, droperidol Family History: heart disease, arthritis, cancer Social History: occasional alcohol but no tobacco or intravenous drug use.

    Chloroquine retinopathy oct

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  4. Most cases of chloroquine retinopathy have developed when a higher than currently recommended 3 mg/kg/day using lean body weight dose was used. 21 A daily dose exceeding 250 mg with a total cumulative dose between 100 and 300 g is customarily needed to produce toxicity. 22 One study showed a 19% incidence of chloroquine retinopathy in.

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    Oct 01, 2018 Chloroquine phosphate tablets should not be used in these conditions unless the benefit to the patient outweighs the potential risks. Usage in Pregnancy Usage of Chloroquine during pregnancy should be avoided except in the prophylaxis or treatment of malaria when the benefit outweighs the potential risk to the fetus. Some patients, toxicity may first present as pericentral retinopathy and thus requires screening outside the macula. We assume chloroquine retinopathy follows a similar course as hydroxychloroquine retinopathy and so these guidelines also apply to patients taking chloroquine therapy. Is noted, and spectral domain optical coherence tomography SD-OCT. For individuals with significant risk factors daily dose of chloroquine phosphate greater than 2.3 mg/kg of actual body weight, subnormal glomerular filtration, use of tamoxifen citrate or concurrent macular disease monitoring should include annual examinations which include

     
  5. vityab77 Well-Known Member

    If you have rheumatoid arthritis (RA), your doctor may have prescribed methotrexate for treatment. Methotrexate Managing Side Effects Arthritis Foundation Methotrexate and Folic Acid What You Should Know If You Have RA Methotrexate. A medication for Lupus
     
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    Chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium falciparum accumulate significantly less chloroquine than susceptible parasites, and this is thought to be the basis of their resistance. Chloroquine – howMed Antimalarial drugs Mode of action and status of resistance Efflux of chloroquine from Plasmodium falciparum.
     
  7. a_magelan User

    Drug spotlight on hydroxychloroquine Lupus Foundation of. Hydroxychloroquine is generally prescribed at a daily dose of 6.5 milligrams or less per kilogram of body weight. Using this formula, the dosage for a 150-pound person would be 443 mg/day, as one kilogram equals 2.2 pounds. Because HCQ is formulated as a 200 mg tablet, many people taking it for lupus will take two pills per day.

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