Baseline reading for plaquenil therapy

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  1. Systproject New Member

    Baseline reading for plaquenil therapy


    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 hydroxychloroquine sulfate tablets is indicated for the treatment of rheumatoid. PLAQUENIL is not recommended for use in patients with baseline QTc prolongation e.g. PLAQUENIL should be discontinued and alternative therapy considered. If Reading only helps reduce your stress if you pick something you enjoy that won't upset you. Reading the news may not be the best choice if it makes you feel angry or helpless. Pick a novel where you can escape into another world. Or read about an activity that you enjoy-- a hobby, travel, cooking. Take note of how you feel after your reading break. Because early toxicity changes can be revealed on SD-OCT, it is prudent to perform a baseline screening of patients taking Plaquenil. Multifocal ERG has the ability to detect early macular dysfunction, so it should be included as part of baseline screening. A maximum daily dose of Plaquenil of 5.0mg/kg real weight is recommended.

    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.

    Baseline reading for plaquenil therapy

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  6. Dr. Fung’s case involved a 48-year-old woman with lupus. Nine years after discontinuing medical therapy, the patient had new scotomas, difficulty reading and progression of bull’s-eye maculopathy. Plaquenil’s long half-life in the body can cause irreversible and progressive damage, Dr. Fung said.

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    The American Academy of Ophthalmology released an updated set of screening recommendations for hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil and chloroquine to account for the many studies that have shown the effects of these medications on the retina 1. It succinctly makes the case for screening, and PLAQUENIL hydroxychloroquine sulfate tablets contain 200 mg hydroxychloroquine sulfate, equivalent to 155 mg base, and are for oral administration. and 3 for long-term therapy in children. 4 WARNINGS, General PLAQUENIL is not effective against chloroquine-resistant strains of P. falciparum. The issues are reading, color and night vision. Patient 2 69 year old male presents with a history of long term plaquenil use. Diagnosed with RA at age 19 now has almost no use of his hands. Has had 10 surgeries mostly joint replacements, stopped all drugs last year after a life threatening infection now starting back on therapy.

     
  7. rosalin Moderator

    Applies to hydroxychloroquine: oral tablet Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine (the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil) may cause some unwanted effects. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage. Hydroxychloroquine and weight gain - Answers on HealthTap Rx Side Effects New Plaquenil Guidelines and More.
     
  8. seo_coder New Member

    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Plaquenil and surgery - Spondylitis Association of America. Plaquenil Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions. Lupus Medicines Hydroxychloroquine - Brigham and Women's.
     
  9. JazzJack XenForo Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine Dosage Guide with Precautions - Nov 25, 2019 Acute attack 800 mg 620 mg base orally followed in 6 to 8 hours by 400 mg 310 mg base, then 400 mg 310 mg base once a day for 2 consecutive days; alternatively, a single dose of 800 mg 620 mg base has also been effective. Alternate dosing based on body weight

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