Hydroxychloroquine puffy eyes

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    Hydroxychloroquine puffy eyes


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    Hydroxychloroquine typically is very well tolerated. Serious side effects are rare. The most common side effects are nausea and diarrhea, which often improve with time. Less common side effects include rash, changes in skin pigment such as darkening or dark spots, hair changes, and muscle weakness. Plaquenil and your eyes. A rare side effect of Plaquenil is damage to the eye's retina. The retina is the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye. Using Plaquenil for a long period of time may harm the retina, causing serious vision loss. People with retinal damage from Plaquenil are not aware at first that they are losing vision. Hydroxychloroquine sulfate HCQ, Plaquenil is an analogue of chloroquine CQ, an antimalarial agent, used for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune disorders. Its use has been associated with severe retinal toxicity, requiring a discontinuation of therapy.

    Some diseases treated with Plaquenil include: Plaquenil lowers your immune system’s ability to cause inflammation. This type of disease occurs when the body's immune system attacks its own healthy tissue.

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

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    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. Hydroxychloroquine side effects may vary greatly from very mild side effects that go away with time to severe side effects like eye damage, ear damage, or heart problems. Some side effects may be experienced as the body adjusts to hydroxychloroquine but may diminish as the body becomes used to the drug. Macular Society Eye screening for patients taking hydroxychloroquine Hydroxychloroquine is a medication used to treat several conditions including rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, some skin conditions especially photosensitive ones and others that involve inflammation. It was previously used in the treatment and

     
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    Download PDF Many systemic medications may cause retinal toxicity. Hydroxychloroquine-Induced Retinal Toxicity - American. Health conditions that can cause hyperpigmentation. Plaquenil Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions.
     
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    CDC - Malaria - Travelers - Choosing a Drug to Prevent Malaria Education and information regarding choosing a drug to prevent malaria, including a list of all available drugs and reasons for taking or not taking a certain drug.

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