Symptoms of eye side effects from plaquenil

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    Symptoms of eye side effects from plaquenil


    One such commonly used medication for dermatologic and rheumatologic inflammatory conditions is hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil), a chloroquine derivative. It is used to treat many diseases including malaria, rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus.

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    With Plaquenil related toxicity, the pigment in the macula can change and alter vision by producing blurring and distortion of objects. These changes, if they are going to occur, happen slowly over a long period of time. Your eye care provider can examine the macula and detect subtle changes before you begin to notice any symptoms of problems. Side Effects Nausea, stomach cramps, loss of appetite, diarrhea, dizziness, or headache may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly. Remember. Patients in earlier stages of hydroxychloroquine retinal toxicity usually do not experience symptoms, though the rare patient may note a paracentral scotoma that causes trouble with reading as well as diminished color vision. However, most patients usually notice symptoms only after scotomas have become severe.

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

    Symptoms of eye side effects from plaquenil

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  7. If common side effects do occur, they are usually minor and last only for a short period of time. Please note the rare side effects listed below, specifically retinopathy, which causes damage to the eyes. Side effects associated with Plaquenil are placed in three categories common.

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    Aug 29, 2014 This means that the side effects of Plaquenil are mild and infrequent compared with its potential benefits. As with any medication, allergic reactions including skin rashes and non-allergic reactions can occur. The side effect that is of greatest concern is retinal toxicity. Hydroxychloroquine may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away headache; dizziness; loss of appetite; nausea; diarrhea; stomach pain; vomiting; skin rash; If you experience any of the following symptoms, call your doctor immediately Inability to move the eyes. increased blinking or spasms of the eyelid. joint or muscle pain. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, and sex organs. loss of hearing. lower back or side pain. noisy breathing. painful or difficult urination. red irritated eyes. red skin lesions, often with a purple center

     
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    History of antimalarials Medicines for Malaria Venture Resistance to mefloquine began to appear in Asia in 1985, around the time the drug became generally available. 1 Artemisinin. Artemisinin was isolated by Chinese scientists in 1972 from Artemisia annua sweet wormwood, better known to Chinese herbalists for more than 2000 years as Qinghao. In the early 1970s, initial testing by Chinese scientists of Qinghao extracts in mice infected with malaria showed it to be as effective as chloroquine and quinine in clearing the parasite.

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