Eye exam for plaquenil use

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    Eye exam for plaquenil use


    Pattern of Retinopathy: Although the locus of toxic damage is parafoveal in many eyes, Asian patients often show an extramacular pattern of damage. Dose: We recommend a maximum daily HCQ use of 5.0 mg/kg real weight, which correlates better with risk than ideal weight.

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    Plaquenil therapy and eye exams. De__0__0. I was told from the start by my rheumatologist I would have to have eye exams including visual field exams every six months due to the plaquenil therapy. My first two exams did include these tests. But my next six month appointment is coming up, and they told me I didn't need the visual field test. Or higher - up to 400 mg Plaquenil daily; 5’ 1/2” to 5’ 6 1/2” - up to 300 mg Plaquenil daily; 5’ or shorter - up to 200 mg Plaquenil daily; Women with lupus who are AT OR BELOW their ideal body weight should go by these dosing rules 135 lbs. or more, any height - up to 400 mg Plaquenil daily Previous recommendations to use ideal body weight for the calculation of dose were based on the idea that these drugs were not retained in fat; however, the available laboratory studies show that these drugs store primarily in melanotic tissue, liver, and kidney, whereas concentrations are low in muscle, fat.

    Risk of Toxicity: The risk of toxicity is dependent on daily dose and duration of use. There are no similar demographic data for CQ, but dose comparisons in older literature suggest using 2.3 mg/kg real weight.

    Eye exam for plaquenil use

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  5. A risk factor for Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine retinotoxicity is a daily dose that exceeds 5.0 mg of drug per kg of body weight. The tool on the right simply calculates this threshold based on a ppatient’s real body weight. It’s important to understand that the daily dose is only one risk factor for plaquenil retinotoxicity.

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    Aug 29, 2014 As a precaution, patients treated with Plaquenil are advised to get a baseline eye exam prior to starting the drug and then annually thereafter. This information provided by Neil I. Stahl, MD & Tongalp H. Tezel, MD was first printed in the The Moisture Seeker, SSF's patient newsletter for members. May 12, 2016 Plaquenil Eye Exams Plaquenil, also known as hydroxychloroquine, is a medication used in the treatment or prevention of malaria. It has also been used to treat other conditions, such as liver disease, that may have been caused by the same parasites that cause malaria. When you visit an ophthalmologist for a Plaquenil eye exam, your doctor will perform different tests to detect the presence or extent of retinal damage due to this medication. A Plaquenil screening may include a visual field test, OCT imaging, multifocal ERG, and photos of your eye.

     
  6. InterDAP Well-Known Member

    In some cases, they may not be available in every strength or form as the brand-name drug. Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage & Side Effects - Hydroxychloroquine Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term. HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE - ORAL Plaquenil side effects.
     
  7. Kurdt Well-Known Member

    DMARDs for Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis Hydroxychloroquine and. is an antibiotic that is not often prescribed. But it may help RA by stopping. The goal is to minimize both rheumatoid arthritis disease activity and medication side.

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    New Insights on Drug Retinopathy and Enhanced-Depth Imaging Jan 01, 2013 Recent North American data show the rate of toxicity with Plaquenil in the first five years of therapy to be about one in 1,000 patients, increasing to 1% after five years, with an exponential rise after the seven-year mark Figure 6. “The evolving literature on Plaquenil suggests the risk is mainly related to total dose,” Dr. Chow said.

    Has anyone experienced plaquenil toxicity with damage to eyes?