What eye exam is needed for plaquenil

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  1. ya2006 XenForo Moderator

    What eye exam is needed for plaquenil


    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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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria. Aug 29, 2014 As a precaution, patients treated with Plaquenil are advised to get a baseline eye exam prior to starting the drug and then annually thereafter This information provided by Neil I. Stahl, MD & Tongalp H. Tezel, MD was first printed in the The Moisture Seeker, SSF's patient newsletter for members. Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. It's used to treat and prevent malaria infection, and to reduce symptoms and progression of autoimmune diseases such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and others.

    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.

    What eye exam is needed for plaquenil

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  6. Plaquenil is a pretty widely used drug so I figure she should have an opinion on it. I would feel more comfortable having the baseline exam done first BUT I am pretty eager to get started on it ASAP as my eye is starting to bug me due to the morphea that is slowly spreading.

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    Well, that nov post here recommended a visual field test every 6 months, and a computerised 3d retina scan every year - She said she had been on plaquenil for 12 years, regularly having these tests inc I guess doing her amsler grids and she felt they were really important, but so far she had no eye problems. Mar 17, 2019 When treating lupus or arthritis, hydroxychloroquine is usually given daily for several weeks or months. For best results, keep using the medication as directed. Talk with your doctor if your symptoms do not improve after 6 months of treatment. While using hydroxychloroquine, you may need frequent blood tests and vision exams. Minimum treatment guidelines recommend that every patient taking Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil should have an annual eye exam after being on the medication for 5-years. But because your vision is priceless, Stonewire recommends annual eye health exams to all our patients on these medications and potentially we may escalate the frequency to every 6-months after 5-years.

     
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    Group: antimalarial agent Tablet 100 mg, 150 mg, 300 mg base (as phosphate or sulfate) Syrup 50 mg base (as phosphate or sulfate) in 5 ml Injection 50 mg, 100 mg base (as phosphate or sulfate) per ml in 2-ml ampoule [chloroquine base 150 mg is equivalent to chloroquine sulfate 200 mg or Chloroquine phosphate 250 mg] General information Policy regarding the use of this drug as an antimalarial must be determined nationally since in many areas P. It may still be used effectively, however, in areas where low-grade P. If part or all of a dose is vomited, the same amount must immediately be readministered. Chloroquine Oral Route Proper Use - Mayo Clinic Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine Increase Chloroquine - Wikipedia
     
  8. Hydroxychloroquine is a quinoline medicine used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Plaquenil Para que sirve el plaquenil 200 mg, plaquenil. Para qué sirve HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE? - MatchMyRx PLAQUENIL - Indicaciones, Dosificación, Presentación.
     
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