Plaquenil eye exam protocol

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    Plaquenil eye exam protocol


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    About eye health checks for people taking hydroxychloroquine. No one need face macular degeneration alone. For information and support call 0300 3030 111. Eye screening for patients taking hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil® 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 this time so the appointment would be shorter. How to Succeed in Plaquenil Screenings The spectrum of OCT findings associated with the medication can make incorporating the 2016 guidelines harder than you think. Here’s help. By Marlon Demeritt, OD, Sherrol Reynolds, OD, Diana Shechtman, OD, and Jennifer Davidson, OD

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  3. Plaquenil is a pretty widely used drug so I figure she should have an opinion on it. I would feel more comfortable having the baseline exam done first BUT I am pretty eager to get started on it ASAP as my eye is starting to bug me due to the morphea that is slowly spreading.

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    Plaquenil Examination. Plaquenil is a drug routinely prescribed for rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. Plaquenil has long been associated with retinal toxicity which can lead to vision loss. In particular it affects the macular region of the retina which is responsible for central vision. The classic lesion is described as a “bull’s eye” with relative hypo pigmentation surrounding a central area of hyper pigmentation, but this is a late finding and many time patients suffer from irreversible vision loss. The goal for Plaquenil Screening to detect toxicity early and stop the medication as soon as possible if present. As a treatment for sarcoidosis, the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil® is most likely to be effective in patients with dermatologic involve-ment, joint manifestations and hypercalcemia. Due to poten-tial macular toxicity, it is recommended that patients on hydroxychloroquine have an eye examination every 6-12 months. Methotrexate.

     
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    Download PDF Many systemic medications may cause retinal toxicity. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Toxicity and Recommendations. How to Succeed in Plaquenil Screenings Plaquenil Toxicity - Retina Image Bank
     
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    Boots Chloroquine and Proguanil Anti-Malarial Tablets. Chloroquine can increase the symptoms of this condition. It can reduce the effect of medicines used to treat this condition neostigmine and pyridostigmine. You have a blood problem called ‘glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency’. Chloroquine may damage blood cells in people with this condition.

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