Plaquenil retinal toxicity oct

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  1. Plaquenil retinal toxicity oct


    In Sjögren’s, Plaquenil is used to treat many symptoms of Sjögren’s including fatigue, joint symptoms of arthritis and arthralgias (joint pain), dry mouth and dry eyes. Similar to its use in systemic lupus erythematosus, many clinicians feel that it is useful in reducing general Sjögren’s “disease activity.” One of the reasons that physicians feel comfortable in prescribing Plaquenil is its low risk to benefit ratio.

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    Nov 01, 2007 The FA appears normal, and the OCT is likewise normal. In addition to topiramate, several related medications generally containing sulfa may induce a similar syndrome of transient myopia, nonpupillary block-angle closure, and retinal folds. Again, the underlying mechanism is thought to be ciliary body swelling. SD-OCT images demonstrated loss of photoreceptor inner segment/outer segment IS/OS junction and a downward “sink-hole” displacement of inner retinal structures in areas of hydroxychloroquine toxicity corresponding to HVF 10-2 defects and ophthalmoscopic clinical examination findings. 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. Newer techniques for evaluation of retinal disease have been developed and these techniques can detect retinal toxicity earlier.

    As with any medication, allergic reactions including skin rashes and non-allergic reactions can occur. This means that the side effects of Plaquenil are mild and infrequent compared with its potential benefits.

    Plaquenil retinal toxicity oct

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  3. Apr 30, 2013 Plaquenil Toxicity Condition/keywords plaquenil toxicity, hydroxychloroquine toxicity Imaging device Optical coherence tomography system Description SD-OCT scan from a 44-year-old woman with bilateral plaquenil toxicity. There is damage visible in the outer retina in a perifoveal distribution. Related files

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    Sep 15, 2014 Stepien KE, Han DP. Spectral-domain optical coherence tomography and adaptive optics may detect hydroxychloroquine retinal toxicity before symptomatic visual loss. Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc. 2009; 1–34. PMC free article Ocular Surgery News The American Academy of Ophthalmology has published several dosing and screening recommendations for hydroxychloroquine to avoid potential retinal toxicity, yet some patients. 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

     
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    Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. Hydroxychloroquine Side-effects, uses, time to work Nausea from Plaquenil, etc" Lupus Community - Support Group Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Side Effects - Mayo Clinic
     
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