Plaquenil retinal toxicity guidelines

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    Plaquenil retinal toxicity guidelines


    Additionally, another exception occurred while executing the custom error page for the first exception. Plaquenil, hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), is an anti-malarial medication that has been proven to be useful in the treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and other inflammatory and autoimmune diseases.

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    Ocular Surgery News The American Academy of Ophthalmology has published several dosing and screening recommendations for hydroxychloroquine to avoid potential retinal toxicity, yet some patients. Sep 15, 2014 Retinal toxicity is a very rare side effect of the hydroxychloroquine therapy, but when it has occurred, vision loss may be permanent and may progress even years after the cessation of medication. Patients would be examined every 3 months, then annually, until they are stabled. The British Society for Rheumatology BSR has published updated guidelines on the prescribing and monitoring of DMARDs, which include recommendations for more intensive screening for retinal toxicity in patients on antimalarials 1.

    Similar to its use in systemic lupus erythematosus, many clinicians feel that it is useful in reducing general Sjögren’s “disease activity.” One of the reasons that physicians feel comfortable in prescribing Plaquenil is its low risk to benefit ratio. In Sjögren’s, Plaquenil is used to treat many symptoms of Sjögren’s including fatigue, joint symptoms of arthritis and arthralgias (joint pain), dry mouth and dry eyes.

    Plaquenil retinal toxicity guidelines

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  3. Retinal toxicity from hydroxychloroquine is rare, but even if the medication is discontinued, vision loss may be irreversible and may continue to progress. It is imperative that patients and physicians are aware of and watch for this drug’s ocular side effects.

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    The new guideline on screening for hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine retinopathy is written in response to evidence from the United States that shows that hydroxychloroquine retinopathy is more common than previously recognised. Implementation of the guideline’s recommendations will prevent iatrogenic visual loss. The restyled guidelines also mandate an examination prior to the initiation of hydroxychloroquine. While the primary physician should be aware of the new guidelines a general letter to the local doctors and pharmacists would be appropriate. Step 3. Assess the patient and carefully chart document regarding Developing toxicity than daily dose/kilogram which older literature focused upon19 Research has shown that the risk of toxicity begins to increase sharply towards 1% after approximately 5 to 7 years of use19 A cumulative dose that increases the risk of retinal toxicity • 1000g total Hydroxychloroquine HCQ

     
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    This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with hydroxychloroquine. Plaquenil - Sun-Sensitive Drugs Photosensitivity to Drugs - MedicineNet UV exposure What you need to know Lupus Foundation of America
     
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    Methotrexate Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term. Warning. Oral route Solution Severe Toxic Reactions, Including Embryo-Fetal ToxicityMethotrexate can cause severe or fatal toxicities. Monitor closely and modify dose or discontinue for the following toxicities bone marrow suppression, infection, renal, gastrointestinal, hepatic, pulmonary, hypersensitivity and dermatologic. Methotrexate can cause embryo-fetal toxicity and fetal death.

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