Plaquenil and eye damage

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    Plaquenil and eye damage


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    Plaquenil has important but uncommon side effects that may affect your eye. How does Plaquenil affect your eyes? The most important affect of Plaquenil on your eye is to damage the retina at the back of your eye. 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. Aug 29, 2014 One of the reasons that physicians feel comfortable in prescribing Plaquenil is its low risk to benefit ratio. 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.

    For example, it may be combined with an antibiotic to treat chronic Q-fever, which humans usually catch from farm animals or raw milk. Plaquenil is used to treat other types of infections too.

    Plaquenil and eye damage

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  3. 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, less common, and rare. If you have any of the following effects and they persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

    • Plaquenil What You Need to Know - Kaleidoscope Fighting Lupus.
    • The Risk of Retinal Toxicity with Plaquenil.
    • Hydroxychloroquine toxicity - EyeWiki.

    Plaquenil and Eye Problems. Plaquenil can cause serious vision problems that aren't always reversible. Tell your doctor immediately if you notice any changes in vision or if you've ever had vision. This means many people taking Plaquenil for RA are taking a dose of 400mg a day or higher. Pigment deposits in the retina can cause vision changes, according to Steven Ofner, M. D. of Eugene Oregon Eye Care. Signs of retinal damage include blurry or distorted vision, flashes of light or floaters, or loss of night vision. Jan 18, 2019 One of the most significant side effects of the drug is its possibility of causing eye problems resulting in blurred or decreased vision. The most common issue is damage to the retina. It can impair your color vision or damage the retinal cells particularly in the area right around the central vision.

     
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