Ocular toxicity of hydroxychloroquine

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    Ocular toxicity of hydroxychloroquine


    Additionally, another exception occurred while executing the custom error page for the first exception. Applies to hydroxychloroquine: oral tablet Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine (the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil) may cause some unwanted effects.

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    We report an unusual case of hydroxychloroquine HCQ toxicity after only 2 months of starting the treatment. A 42-year-old woman presented with visual impairment. Her visual acuity was 20/20 in the right eye and 20/25 in the left eye. Ophthalmologic. Abstract. Background The American Academy of Ophthalmology recommendations on screening for chloroquine CQ and hydroxychloroquine HCQ retinopathy are revised in light of new information about the prevalence of toxicity, risk factors, fundus distribution, and effectiveness of screening tools. 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

    Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking hydroxychloroquine: Incidence not known Some side effects of hydroxychloroquine may occur that usually do not need medical attention. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

    Ocular toxicity of hydroxychloroquine

    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Toxicity and Recommendations for Screening, Recommendations on Screening for Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine.

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  6. Hydroxychloroquine has been used since the 1950s for the treatment of various rheumatic and dermatologic diseases. Hydroxychloroquine can cause ocular toxicity, with the most serious being an irreversible retinopathy. At the present time, no "gold standard" exists for identification of the ocular toxicity prior to its development.

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    Unfortunately, cessation of Plaquenil intake may not be a remedy since not infrequently, patients will develop objective evidence of progression despite discontinuation of the drug. Thus, the possibility of toxicity should not be disregarded and close monitoring of the ocular findings is required. Ocular toxicity of hydroxychloroquine Introduction Since the 1950s, the antimalarial agents chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine have been used with increasing popu-larity to treat systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, dermatomyositis, Sjogren’s syndrome, and other diseases.1 Hydroxychloroquine is less toxic than chloroquine Objectives To review the types, incidence, pathogenesis, risk factors, and clinical characteristics of hydroxychloroquine ocular toxicity and current views about its screening and management.

     
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    RA and Hydroxychloroquine How Effective is it for. Originally, hydroxychloroquine was used to prevent and treat malaria and was considered very effective. Now it is generally used for rheumatoid arthritis, but it has also been shown to work well for juvenile arthritis, some lupus symptoms, and other types of autoimmune conditions.

    MTX vs Plaquenil • Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center