Plaquenil induced retinal toxicity

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  1. Maripains New Member

    Plaquenil induced retinal toxicity


    The toxicities can be grouped into categories such as pigmentary retinopathies, crystalline retinopathies, retinal vasculopathies, and retinopathies characterized by retinal edema or folds. Here we present a case of topiramate (Topamax, Ortho-Mc Neil Neurologics) causing transient angle closure and retinal folds.

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    Hydroxychloroquine is commonly used for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, and other inflammatory and dermatologic diseases. Despite its common use, retinal toxicity from hydroxychloroquine has a low incidence 1. A Case of Severe Hydroxychloroquine-Induced Retinal Toxicity in a Patient with Recent Onset of Renal Impairment A Review of the Literature on the Use of Hydroxychloroquine in Renal Impairment. Rajen Tailor, * Ibrahim Elaraoud, Peter Good, Monique Hope-Ross, and Robert A. H. Scott Abstract Background The American Academy of Ophthalmology recommendations on screening for chloroquine CQ and hydroxychloroquine HCQ retinopathy are revised in light of new information about the prevalence of toxicity, risk factors, fundus distribution, and effectiveness of screening tools.

    A 26-year-old woman reported to the emergency room with a chief complaint of sudden, painless loss of vision in both eyes. We follow with a review of the literature regarding topiramate toxicity, as well as a brief review of the other major categories of pharmacologic retinal toxicity.

    Plaquenil induced retinal toxicity

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    However, it can produce irreversible changes to the retina that lead to visual impairment. The aim of this study was to determine the proportion of patients treated with HCQ who develop retinal toxicity and the risk factors for the development of HCQ-induced retinal toxicity among Iranian patients. Canthaxanthine is a vitamin A derivative used in the treatment of psoriasis and eczema, and had been used previously as an oral tanning agent. Toxicity has been shown after high-dose oral therapy of greater than 0.5 mg/kg/day. Note This document contains side effect information about hydroxychloroquine. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Plaquenil. For the Consumer. Applies to hydroxychloroquine oral tablet. Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil may cause some unwanted effects.

     
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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Tablets - United Pharmacies UK Skin problems occurring as a result of lupus can be reduced, and patients affected by rheumatoid arthritis symptoms such as swelling and pain may be effectively treated with this drug. Dosage and Administration Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine comes in the form of tablets, which are normally taken together with milk or a meal, so as to reduce nausea.

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