Plaquenill oct macula

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  1. micha New Member

    Plaquenill oct macula


    She suffered from Sjogren syndrome and inflammatory arthritis and was currently treated with prednisone and methotrexate. She was previously treated with hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) 200mg bid (6.5mg/kg) for 10 years, which was stopped one year prior to presentation.

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    Ocular signs – Anterior segment - vortex keratopathy Fundus – bilateral multiple, yellow, crystalline, ring like deposits in the maculae. These persists even on cessation of treatment, macular edema, punctate retinal pigmentary changes Work up FFA – late focal staining in the macula consistent with CME. Hydroxychloroquine, sold under the brand name Plaquenil Sanofi-Aventis, is an antimalarial drug that has gained widespread use in treating various autoimmune diseases, including systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. 1 By some estimates, more than 150,000 patients are on long-term therapy with this medication in America alone. 2 Retinal toxicity associated with HCQ use is. Recent advances in spectral-domain optical coherence tomography SD-OCT allow for cross-sectional imaging of the retina in vivo to resolutions of 5 to 10 μm. 11 – 16 Adaptive optics AO imaging corrects for ocular aberrations and allows for direct visualization of the photoreceptor mosaic in vivo to resolutions of ≤2 μm. 17 – 20 This report presents the results of SD-OCT and AO imaging on two patients with known hydroxychloroquine retinopathy.

    Review of systems: Blurred vision, halos, dry eye, dry mouth, gastroesophageal reflux, joint pain Pupils: Reactive to light in each eye from 5 mm in the dark to 2 mm in the light. Extraocular movements: Full, both eyes (OU) Confrontation visual fields: Full OU Intra-ocular pressure The optic nerves appeared healthy with a 0.3 cup-to-disc ratio. Past Ocular History: None Medical History: Sjogren syndrome and inflammatory arthritis, supraventricular tachycardia, anxiety, depression, peptic ulcer disease Medications: prednisone, methotrexate, amitriptyline, ranitidine, estradiol, tizanidine, diltiazem, Restasis Allergies: codeine, droperidol Family History: heart disease, arthritis, cancer Social History: occasional alcohol but no tobacco or intravenous drug use.

    Plaquenill oct macula

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  5. Hydroxychloroquine is a well-tolerated medication for various rheumatologic and dermatologic conditions. Its main side effects are gastrointestinal upset, skin rash, headache, and ocular toxicity1. Within the eye, hydroxychloroquine can adversely impact the cornea, ciliary body, and retina1

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    Macular degeneration is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Humira, and have Joint deposit Published February 15, 2019 How to Succeed in Plaquenil Screenings The spectrum of OCT findings associated with the medication can make incorporating the 2016 guidelines harder than you think. Spectral-domain optical coherence tomography is required to detect early plaquenil-induced structural damage to the macular region. The following instruments can display imaging data in different reports and formats. SPECTRALIS OCT by Heidelburg Engineering; CIRRUS OCT by Carl Zeiss Meditec; RTVue OCT by Optovue

     
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    I have been on the plaquenil 200 mgm for about 4 months now. Stopping Plaquenil - General Discussion - Life With Lupus Will you have Withdrawal syndrome with Plaquenil - eHealthMe Plaquenil Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term -
     
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    Hydroxychloroquine is widely used in the treatment of post-Lyme arthritis. Hydroxychloroquine - Wikipedia Doxycycline and plaquenil, doxycycline and plaquenil. Antibiotics Helpful for Rheumatoid Arthritis The Dr. Oz Show
     
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    Plaquenil and its affect on the immune system DailyStrength Any one have any experience or info regarding pre-existing precancerous conditions and the effects of Plaquenil on the immune system. I see so much info on the net where some says that Plaquenil has very mild effect on immune system except for eye issues --- Other info says it is an immunosuppressant.

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  9. TANAT0S Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil Uses, Dosage & Side Effects - Taking Plaquenil long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. Stop taking Plaquenil and call your doctor at once if you have trouble focusing, if you see light streaks or flashes in your vision, or if you notice any swelling or color changes in your eyes.

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