Long-term progression of hydroxychloroquine retinopathy off the drug

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    Long-term progression of hydroxychloroquine retinopathy off the drug


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    Importance Hydroxychloroquine sulfate retinopathy can progress after the drug is stopped. It is not clear how this relates to the stage of retinopathy or whether early screening with modern. Importance Hydroxychloroquine sulfate is widely used for the long-term treatment of autoimmune conditions but can cause irreversible toxic retinopathy. Prior estimations of risk were low but were based largely on short-term users or severe retinal toxicity bull’s eye maculopathy. Concomitant renal or liver disease because the drug is cleared by both routes underlying retinal disease or maculopathy ; age greater than 60 years. Monitoring Guidelines. Guidelines on screening for retinopathy associated with hydroxychloroquine toxicity were initially published by the Academy in 2002.

    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. Hydroxychloroquine HCQ, brand name Plaquenil is commonly used for the long-term 2 management of a variety of chronic rheumatic diseases including systemic lupus erythematosus 3 and rheumatoid arthritis.

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    Retinopathy is uncommon if the recommended daily dose is not exceeded. It is usually reversible if therapy is discontinued. If allowed to develop, there may be a risk of progression even after treatment withdrawal. Melles RB, Marmor MF. The risk of toxic retinopathy in patients on long-term hydroxychloroquine therapy. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 Dec;132121453-60. 6. Melles RB, Marmor MF. Pericentral retinopathy and racial differences in hydroxychloroquine toxicity. Ophthalmology 2015;1221110-6. 7. Importance Hydroxychloroquine sulfate retinopathy can progress after the drug is stopped. It is not clear how this relates to the stage of retinopathy or whether early screening with modern imaging technology can prevent progression and visual loss.

     
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    Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses What Is Plaquenil? Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial medication used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites, which enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Plaquenil is also used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. Plaquenil is available in generic form. What Are Side Effects of Plaquenil?

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