Maqular degeneration plaquenil

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  1. Oneday New Member

    Maqular degeneration plaquenil

    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. 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.

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    What is Macular degeneration? Macular degeneration painless eye condition that leads to the gradual loss of central vision has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Check the latest reports from 17,442 Macular degeneration patients, or browse all conditions. Although the incidence of macular toxicity is infrequent with Plaquenil use at a dosage of 200mg or 400mg q.d. its visual impact can be devastating. 2,3 The associated classic retinal toxicity is described as a bull’s eye maculopathy ring of depigmented retinal pigment epithelium that spares the foveal area. 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.

    As with any medication, allergic reactions including skin rashes and non-allergic reactions can occur. This means that the side effects of Plaquenil are mild and infrequent compared with its potential benefits.

    Maqular degeneration plaquenil

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    Dosage for Plaquenil. The adult dose of Plaquenil to suppress malaria is 400 mg on the same day each week. The pediatric weekly suppressive dosage is 5 mg/kg of body weight. The adult dose of Plaquenil to treat an acute attack of malaria is an initial dose of 800 mg followed by 400 mg in six to eight hours and 400 mg for two more days. I have only been taking Hydroxychloroquine for just over a year and have had no problems. I told the rheumatologist that I had early stages macular degeneration but they said it was not a problem. Recently i have had eye problems, my last eye test was January, so I went back to the optician who sent me to eye casualty. I have been taking Plaquenil 400 mg a day. I just returned from having my eyes checked and I have some macular degeneration in the left eye. it's just the start of it but I am very upset. My Rheumatologist hasn't been notified yet. I am worried, I don't know if I should continue to take it. My general prescription strength increased 2 levels in.

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    Plaquenil is normally prescribed to treat malaria, although it may also be prescribed to treat symptoms associated with rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE SULFATE Coupons & Prescription Prices. Plaquenil Savings Card - 03/2020 Plaquenil Coupons. Compare Prescription Prices and Print.
  7. Pavel_A User

    Plaquenil and loss of appetite - Lupus - MedHelp Hence, if the loss of appetite and weight loss started after you started on this drug, then yes, it could be due to Plaquenil. However, if you had loss of appetite and weight loss before your started this drug, then the drug can aggravate the process. In this case, the cause of loss f appetite and weight loss has to be found.

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