Plaquenil related toxicity

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  1. skywa1ker Moderator

    Plaquenil related toxicity


    It may have both an anti-spirochaete activity and an anti-inflammatory activity, similar to the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. And caution is required if patients have certain heart conditions, diabetes, psoriasis etc.

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    Apr 20, 2011 Although the incidence of macular toxicity is infrequent with Plaquenil use at a dosage of 200mg or 400mg q.d. its visual impact can be devastating. 2,3 The associated classic retinal toxicity is described as a bull’s eye maculopathy ring of depigmented retinal pigment epithelium that spares the foveal area. Plaquenil toxicity isn’t even in the top 10, or the top 100” if you’re looking at incidence, he said. “It’s a pretty rare thing.” Nevertheless, he urged doctors to master the Academy’s new guidelines, because the effects from chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, when they do occur, are severe and often irreversible. Feb 19, 2020 Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial medication used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites, which enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Plaquenil is also used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus.

    For prolonged treatment of lupus or arthritis, adverse effects include the acute symptoms, plus altered eye pigmentation, acne, anaemia, bleaching of hair, blisters in mouth and eyes, blood disorders, convulsions, vision difficulties, diminished reflexes, emotional changes, excessive coloring of the skin, hearing loss, hives, itching, liver problems or liver failure, loss of hair, muscle paralysis, weakness or atrophy, nightmares, psoriasis, reading difficulties, tinnitus, skin inflammation and scaling, skin rash, vertigo, weight loss, and occasionally urinary incontinence. The most common adverse effects are a mild nausea and occasional stomach cramps with mild diarrhea. For short-term treatment of acute malaria, adverse effects can include abdominal cramps, diarrhea, heart problems, reduced appetite, headache, nausea and vomiting.

    Plaquenil related toxicity

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  6. The toxicity resulting from the intake of Plaquenil is due to its affinity for melanin -containing structures in the body. With prolonged usage, metabolites in the drug accumulate in the retina. The drug remains in these parts even if the patients stopped taking the drugs.

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    Cardiomyopathy related to antimalarial. New clinical and ultrastructural findings in hydroxychloroquine-induced. hydroxychloroquine; drug toxicity; PDF download. Plaquenil can produce pigment changes in the macula of the retina. The retina is the part of the back of the eye that you see with. The macula is the central part of the retina responsible for central fine vision. With Plaquenil related toxicity, the pigment in the macula can change and alter vision by producing blurring and distortion of objects. Symptoms of Plaquenil toxicity are similar to other macular problems and may include Decreased fine vision or difficulty reading. Changes in Color vision. Missing Spots or shadows near the center of the vision.

     
  7. Lexxx_RU Moderator

    Abstract: Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ)-induced cardiomyopathy is one of the rare but severe complications following prolonged HCQ use. Hot hearts on bone scintigraphy are not all amyloidosis. Hydroxychloroquine-induced cardiomyopathy and heart. HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE CARDIOMYOPATHY IN A PATIENT WITH GENE.
     
  8. SimCity New Member

    Drug-induced skin pigmentation can become cosmetically disfiguring. Plaquenil & skin discoloration - Skin Pigmentation with Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil. Hydroxychloroquine and skin darkening Hi All. - LUPUS UK
     
  9. Hydroxchloroquine and Chloroquine Toxicity Co-existing liver and kidney disease may also impact on the genesis of plaquenil retinal toxicity. One additional issue is the fact that chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine are cleared by both the liver and kidney. Any compromise of these organs may also impact on potential toxicity. Said another way.

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  10. acid1000 XenForo Moderator

    Post-exposure Chloroquine Prophylaxis COVID19 It's a common anti-malarial available over the counter in a lot of countries that have malaria. People take it for years to combat auto-immune disorders. It's a 70 year old drug with a well known safety profile. Dosage is 500mg once a week to prevent malaria. Twice a day if you have malaria. It looks like you use the same dosage for COVID19.

    COVID-19 Prophylaxis in Healthcare workers. - Health 2019