Plaquenil retinal toxicity

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  1. Gwynbleidd Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil retinal toxicity


    Most importantly, you help support continued development of this site. The majority of cases of retinotoxicity have occurred in patients that have had a cumulative dose exceeding 1000g of hydroxychloriquine (Plaquenil). This level is reached in about 7 years with the most common daily dose of Plaquenil, 400 mg/day (200 bid).

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    Risk factors for toxicity. Reported risk factors for toxicity include daily dose 400 mg, or 6.5 mg/kg ideal/lean body weight for short individuals; cumulative dose 1000 g; duration of use 5 years; renal or hepatic dysfunction; obesity; age 60 years; and pre-existing retinal disease or maculopathy 31. Plaquenil is manufactured in only a 200 mg tablet The typical dosage is either 200 or 400 mg per day 200 mg daily puts anyone under 68 pounds at risk1 400 mg of Plaquenil daily puts anyone under 135 pounds at a higher risk for toxicity Therefore, 200mg of Plaquenil daily is going to be a safe dosage for virtually all adults13 Aug 01, 2009 Plaquenil toxicity is not reversible in most cases and continues to progress even after you stop taking it for several month and sometimes years because of the half life of Plaquenil One should see a retina special before taking Plaquenil in my opinion

    It now solely uses real body weight (rather than ideal body weight) based on new recommendations from a 2014 study (1). Disclaimer: This tool is designed to help eye care professionals better understand the risk the of retinotoxicity from hydroxychloroquine. Please note: This calculator was modified in 9/2015.

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  4. Although it is not possible to predict which patients will develop retinal toxicity, high-risk characteristics include the following daily dose greater than 400 mg or, in people of short stature, a daily dosage over 6.5 mg/kg ideal body weight or total cumulative dose of more than 1,000 g.

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    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. Aug 06, 2014 Hydroxychloroquine, sold under the brand name Plaquenil Sanofi-Aventis, is an antimalarial drug that has gained widespread use in treating various autoimmune diseases, including systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. 1 By some estimates, more than 150,000 patients are on long-term therapy with this medication in America alone. 2 Retinal toxicity associated with HCQ use is relatively rare, estimated at 1 percent after five years and rising with continued therapy. 3 However. Nov 01, 2015 H ydroxychloroquine HCQ; Plaquenil, Sanofi, Bridgewater, NJ is an antimalarial agent that is also commonly used as a treatment for a variety of rheumatologic and dermatologic conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. The most common side effect associated with its use is retinal toxicity, which may be irreversible.

     
  5. Luciana New Member

    I don't know if anyone can help as this isn't technically lupus related. Hydroxychloroquine plaquenil withdrawl? - LUPUS UK Common Plaquenil side effects a study from FDA data - eHealthMe Long-Term Side Effects of Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis.
     
  6. gratis User

    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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  7. NetSaita New Member

    CDC - Malaria - Malaria Worldwide - How Can Malaria Cases and. Drug-resistant P. falciparum. Chloroquine-resistant P. falciparum first developed independently in three to four areas in Southeast Asia, Oceania, and South America in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Since then, chloroquine resistance has spread to nearly all areas of the world where falciparum malaria is transmitted.

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