Plaquenil retinopathy irreversible

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    Plaquenil retinopathy irreversible


    A response has come from China to the respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus (SARS-Co V-2) that emerged in December 2019 in this country. Indeed, following the very recent publication of results showing the in vitro activity of chloroquine against SARS-Co V-2, data have been reported on the efficacy of this drug in patients with SARS-Co V-2-related pneumonia (named COVID-19) at different levels of severity.

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    Chloroquine retinopathy, is a form of toxic retinopathy damage of the retina caused by the drugs chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine, which are sometimes used in the treatment of autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus eye toxicity limits long-term use of the drugs. I have recently been diagnosed with Plaquenil retinopathy from 14 years of use with Plaquenil. I went off it on Feb 2 and my vision is still getting worse. Does anyone have vision problems from Plaquenil? If so, did your vision loss progress? I'm having a great deal of difficulty seeing. Background/Aims Hydroxychloroquine HCQ retinopathy may result in severe and irreversible vision loss, emphasising the importance of screening and early detection. The purpose of this study is to report the novel finding of early optical coherence tomography OCT abnormalities due to HCQ toxicity that may develop in the setting of normal Humphrey visual field HVF testing.

    The first results obtained from more than 100 patients showed the superiority of chloroquine compared with treatment of the control group in terms of reduction of exacerbation of pneumonia, duration of symptoms and delay of viral clearance, all in the absence of severe side effects Regarding viruses, for reasons probably partly identical involving alkalinisation by chloroquine of the phagolysosome, several studies have shown the effectiveness of this molecule, including against coronaviruses among which is the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)-associated coronavirus. Thus, following the in vitro results, 20 clinical studies were launched in several Chinese hospitals.

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  5. SIGNIFICANCE Hydroxychloroquine retinopathy causes irreversible central visual loss and can progress despite medication discontinuation. Appropriate dosing and recognition of early disease are important to minimize adverse visual sequelae.

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    Although it is considered rare, retinal toxicity from the intake of Plaquenil can be irreversible even if the drug is discontinued 2, 3. What is Plaquenil Toxicity? The toxicity resulting from the intake of Plaquenil is due to its affinity for melanin -containing structures in the body. Severe retinopathy, especially in the central area. called the macula, causes significant, irreversible sight loss. For this reason patients taking hydroxychloroquine who qualify for regular eye health checks on the. NHS will be offered them. Some patients may have to pay for this service privately. Screening for hydroxychloroquine retinopathy Chloroquine retinopathy May be irreversible.13 This occurs with long-term use over many years or with high doses. Patients on long-term chloroquine therapy should be screened at baseline and then annually after five years of use.16

     
  6. fortuneru Well-Known Member

    Atovaquone/Proguanil (Malarone) Adults: 1 adult tablet daily. Chloroquine Indications, Side Effects, Warnings - Malaria - Chapter 4 - 2020 Yellow Book Travelers' Health CDC Pharmacokinetic Interactions between Primaquine and Chloroquine
     
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  8. static Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil side effects - kidney problems? - Symptoms - Life With Lupus Yes, plaquenil is difficult to adjust first, but after the first year of treatment and side effects, the benefits outweigh the problems. So, stick with it. In my opinion, the plaque nil is keeping the immune system regulated and the pain and other symptoms described will reduce. Lupus is not an illness without pain or sacrifice, but, it’s worth it.

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