Specific test for the retina when going on plaquenil

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    Specific test for the retina when going on plaquenil


    It hasnt helped my pain from rheumatoid oh but my hair is falling out ,isnt that lovely! Besides being in pain I can look at how ugly I am now with all my hair falling its just a horrible way to feel,, specially being female to lose your hair and be in pain every day!

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    This article is from June 2011 and may contain outdated material. Download PDF. Many systemic medications may cause retinal toxicity. One such commonly used medication for dermatologic and rheumatologic inflammatory conditions is hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, a chloroquine derivative. When treating lupus or arthritis, Plaquenil is usually given daily for several weeks or months. For best results, keep using the medication as directed. Talk with your doctor if your symptoms do not improve after 6 months of treatment. While using Plaquenil, you may need frequent blood tests and vision exams. PLAQUENIL should be administered with caution in patients having glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase G-6-PD deficiency. Dermatologic Effects. Dermatologic reactions to PLAQUENIL may occur and, therefore, proper care should be exercised when it is administered to any patient receiving a drug with a significant tendency to produce dermatitis.

    😢😞Taking plaquenil gave me moderate relief from the joint pain. RA sucks and so does all the medication that they come up with ,,were guinea pigs!!

    Specific test for the retina when going on plaquenil

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    Well, that nov post here recommended a visual field test every 6 months, and a computerised 3d retina scan every year - She said she had been on plaquenil for 12 years, regularly having these tests inc I guess doing her amsler grids and she felt they were really important, but so far she had no eye problems. Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in SymptomsDiagnosisExpected DurationPreventionTreatmentWhen to Call A ProfessionalPrognosisFurther Information

     
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    Compare Hydroxychloroquine vs Ibuprofen - Comprehensive. Compare Hydroxychloroquine vs. Ibuprofen, which is better for uses like RA, Arthritis and Joint Pain. Compare head-to-head ratings, side effects, warnings, dosages, interactions and patient reviews.

     
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    Chloroquine Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures. Chloroquine Phosphate. Chloroquine is used to prevent or treat malaria caused by mosquito bites in countries where malaria is common. Malaria parasites can enter the body through these mosquito bites, and then live in body tissues such as red blood cells or the liver.

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