Plaquenil pigmentation

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  1. luciferrr Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil pigmentation


    In many cases, once the offending drug has been stopped, fading of the lesions occurs. However, the pigmentation may last a long time or become permanent.

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    Jan 15, 2020 Skin hyperpigmentation is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Omniscan, and have Arteriogram Feb 19, 2020 Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine may treat, side effects, dosage, drug interactions, warnings, patient labeling, reviews, and related medications including drug comparison and health resources. Find patient medical information for Plaquenil Oral on WebMD including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ratings.

    Applies to hydroxychloroquine: oral tablet Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine (the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil) may cause some unwanted effects. Because many drugs that induce skin pigmentation also cause photosensitivity reactions, sun protection is usually recommended.

    Plaquenil pigmentation

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  4. Drug-induced pigmentation is not generally associated with any systemic toxicity and thus has an excellent prognosis. With some exceptions, pigmentation is usually reversible and slowly fades with discontinuation of the drug. Drug-induced pigmentation is not generally associated with increased mortality or morbidity, although it may result in.

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    This article is from June 2011 and may contain outdated material. Download PDF. Many systemic medications may cause retinal toxicity. One such commonly used medication for dermatologic and rheumatologic inflammatory conditions is hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, a chloroquine derivative. Plaquenil & skin discoloration. Support Forums Lupus New Topic Reply. Native American, but the Plaquenil does make me extremely photosensitive. Of course it lightens some in the Winter months. Somehow I have managed to just live with it. Got tired of trying to hide it. Just take it in stride and go on. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria.

     
  5. st99 Well-Known Member

    400-600 mg (310-465 mg base) PO daily for 4-12 weeks; maintenance: 200-400 mg (155-310 mg base) PO daily With prolonged therapy, obtain CBCs periodically 400 mg (310 mg base) PO once or twice daily; maintenance: 200-400 mg (155-310 mg base) PO daily With prolonged therapy, obtain CBCs periodically 100-200 mg (77.5-155 mg base) PO 2-3 times/wk Take with food or milk Nausea, vomiting Headache Dizziness Irritability Muscle weakness Aplastic anemia Leukopenia Thrombocytopenia Corneal changes or deposits (visual disturbances, blurred vision, photophobia; reversible on discontinuance) Retinal damage with long-term use Bleaching of hair Alopecia Pruritus Skin and musculoskeletal pigmentation changes Weight loss, anorexia Cardiomyopathy (rare) Hemolysis (individuals with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G-6-PD) deficiency) Prolongs QT interval Ventricular arrhythmias and torsade de pointes Vertigo Tinnitus Nystagmus Nerve deafness Deafness Irreversible retinopathy with retinal pigmentation changes (bull’s eye appearance) Visual field defects (paracentral scotomas) Visual disturbances (visual acuity) Maculopathies (macular degeneration) Decreased dark adaptation Color vision abnormalities Corneal changes (edema and opacities) Abdominal pain Fatigue Liver function tests abnormal Hepatic failure acute Urticaria Angioedema Bronchospasm Decreased appetite Hypoglycemia Porphyria Weight decreased Sensorimotor disorder Skeletal muscle myopathy or neuromyopathy Headache Dizziness Seizure Ataxia Extrapyramidal disorders such as dystonia Dyskinesia Tremor Rash Pruritus Pigmentation disorders in skin and mucous membranes Hair color changes Alopecia Dermatitis bullous eruptions including erythema multiforme Stevens-Johnson syndrome Toxic epidermal necrolysis Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS syndrome) Photosensitivity Dermatitis exfoliative Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis (AGEP); AGEP has to be distinguished from psoriasis; hydroxychloroquine may precipitate attacks of psoriasis Pyrexia Hyperleukocytosis Hypersensitivity to 4-aminoquinoline derivatives Retinal or visual field changes due to 4-aminoquinoline compounds Long-term therapy in children Not effective against chloroquine-resistant strains of P. Individual plans may vary and formulary information changes. Plaquenil Dosage Guide - Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Side Effects & Plaquenil User Reviews for Rheumatoid Arthritis at
     
  6. evro Well-Known Member

    Note: Fraudulent online pharmacies may attempt to sell an illegal generic version of Plaquenil. Save Money Safely With Authorized Generic Drugs The People's Pharmacy Hydroxychloroquine Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures. Plaquenil 200mg Film-coated Tablets - Summary of Product.
     
  7. autofan Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine screening Hydroxychloroquine retinopathy. It is known that some people who take hydroxychloroquine for more than five years and/or in high doses are at increased risk of damage to their retina, the light sensitive layer of cells at the back of the eye. This is known as retinal toxicity or retinopathy.

    Protecting your eyesight when taking Plaquenil Lupus.
     
  8. cerber Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions. Hydroxychloroquine is usually taken with food or milk to prevent stomach upset. The dosage and length of treatment are based on your medical condition and response to therapy. In children, dosage is also based on weight.

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