Plaquenil and glaucoma

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  1. sharhan Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil and glaucoma


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    A cookie-cutter approach to dosing Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine, Sanofi-Aventis, an anti-malarial drug that has been used as a treatment for systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is a drug that is classified as an anti-malarial drug. Plaquenil is prescribed for the treatment or prevention of malaria. It is also prescribed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and the side effects of lupus such as hair loss, joint pain, and more. Plaquenil “ Side Effects Severe abdominal cramps radiating to my back for first few days. Has let up to only once weekly now and tolerating pretty well. I have glaucoma 4 years and seem to be squinting more. ”

    Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. Hydroxychloroquine is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus.

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  4. Plaquenil is a drug used to treat Rheumatoid Arthritis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosis. It is a very good drug and gives many patients significant relief from their symptoms. Plaquenil related eye complications are not common. Plaquenil can produce pigment changes in the macula of the retina.

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    Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine sulfate, Sanofi-Aventis and the less-used chloroquine are antimalarial drugs with anti-inflammatory properties that are used for the management of a spectrum of inflammatory conditions. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is in a class of drugs called disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs, which are used to decrease inflammation, pain and joint damage. While today it is used to treat autoimmune conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus, it was originally used as an anti-malaria drug. I only ask because when I first went to an opthamologist for plaquenil monitoring, I was identified as a glaucoma suspect because I have a very abnormal optic nerve in my right eye. Visual field tests in addition to optic nerve imaging are also used to monitor glaucoma, and it will also decrease your visual field, as plaquenil can.

     
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