Serious toxicity of hydroxychloroquin

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    Serious toxicity of hydroxychloroquin


    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.

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    Serious side effects are rare. The most common side effects are nausea and diarrhea, which often improve with time. Less common side effects include rash, changes in skin pigment such as darkening or dark spots, hair changes, and muscle weakness. Rarely, hydroxychloroquine can lead to anemia in some individuals. The lethal plasma level of hydroxychloroquine is not well established. Serious toxicity has been reported in patients with plasma levels ranging from 2.05 to 29.40 mcmol/L. 0.64 to 9.87 mg/L Post mortem blood levels of 142.89 mcmol/L 48 mg/L and 309.62 mcmol/L 104 mg/L have been reported. If you are taking hydroxychloroquine for a long period of time, your doctor will recommend frequent eye exams. It is very important that you keep these appointments. Hydroxychloroquine can cause serious vision problems. If you experience any changes in vision, stop taking hydroxychloroquine and call your doctor immediately.

    It is imperative that patients and physicians are aware of and watch for this drug’s ocular side effects. Retinal toxicity from hydroxychloroquine is rare, but even if the medication is discontinued, vision loss may be irreversible and may continue to progress.

    Serious toxicity of hydroxychloroquin

    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Toxicity and Recommendations., Treatment of hydroxychloroquine overdose - ScienceDirect

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  7. Hydroxychloroquine is a well-tolerated medication for various rheumatologic and dermatologic conditions. Its main side effects are gastrointestinal upset, skin rash, headache, and ocular toxicity1. Within the eye, hydroxychloroquine can adversely impact the cornea, ciliary body, and retina1

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    Diagnosis Hydroxychloroquine-induced retinal toxicity Discussion. Chloroquine CQ and hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil HCQ have been used for many years, initially for the treatment of malaria but now more commonly for the treatment of inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus 1is now considered for new disease applications in diabetes, heart disease and adjunct. Aug 29, 2014 Plaquenil, hydroxychloroquine HCQ, is an anti-malarial medication that has been proven to be useful in the treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis RA, systemic lupus erythematosus SLE and other inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. What is Plaquenil? Plaquenil is a drug used in the acute treatment of malaria. It is also used in the long –term treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and lupus erythematosus. Its generic name is hydroxychloroquine sulfate. Chloroquine has been replaced with hydroxychloroquine as it has less side effects. Eye Exam Before Starting Treatment

     
  8. Lideron New Member

    The resource you are looking for (or one of its dependencies) could have been removed, had its name changed, or is temporarily unavailable. Longer-Term Use of Plaquenil Protects Against Lupus Flares. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Continuation of long term treatment with.
     
  9. sovetttnica Guest

    Hydroxychloroquine is used to prevent or treat malaria infections caused by mosquito bites. Medications that Weaken Your Immune System and Fungal. RA and Hydroxychloroquine How Effective is it for Rheumatoid. Drug spotlight on hydroxychloroquine Lupus Foundation of.
     
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  11. tutonhamon_ Guest

    Medicines for the Prevention of Malaria While Traveling. Hydroxychloroquine also known as hydroxychloroquine sulfate is an arthritis medicine. that also can be used to prevent malaria. It is available in the United States by prescription only. It is sold under the brand name Plaquenil and it is also sold as a generic medicine.

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