Plaquenil toxicity in macular oct

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  1. mekos81 Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil toxicity in macular oct


    To characterize structural changes of HCQ retinopathy with SD-OCT after drug cessation. Setting: Private practice and academic institution. Patient Population: Patients at New England Eye Center and Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston in Boston, MA diagnosed with HCQ retinopathy and followed after drug cessation.

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    Plaquenil Toxicity with a bullseye pattern of central pigment loss. The risk of macular damage is dependent on the daily dose and duration of use, although kidney disease and tamoxifen increase this risk. At recommended doses, the risk of toxicity up to 5 years is under 1%, under 2% up to 10 years. Although hydroxychloroquine retinal toxicity is thought to be rare, recent studies suggest it may have a higher prevalence than previously recognized. A large study examining patients with more than 5 years of HCQ use were evaluated with 10-2 visual fields or spectral-domain optical coherence tomography SD OCT. Once retinal toxicity from hydroxychloroquine occurs, it is thought that the retinal changes are permanent and the disease can progress even if hydroxychloroquine is stopped for 1 to 3 years. Newer techniques for evaluation of retinal disease have been developed and these techniques can detect retinal toxicity earlier.

    Main Outcome Measures: SD-OCT findings suggestive of HCQ retinopathy before parafoveal ellipsoid disruption. Retrospective clinical data review by the Boston Image Reading Center.

    Plaquenil toxicity in macular oct

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    Many systemic medications may cause retinal toxicity. One such commonly used medication for dermatologic and rheumatologic inflammatory conditions is hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, a chloroquine derivative. It is used to treat many diseases including malaria, rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. It is crucial to detect retinal toxicity induced by HCQ early and take necessary actions before it results in permanent visual loss. In our study, we demonstrated HCQ-induced retinal toxicity at an earlier stage through the measurement of RGC-IPL thickness by using SD-OCT, which is an easy-to-use and non- invasive method. Aug 06, 2014 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 relatively rare, estimated at 1 percent after five years and rising with continued therapy. 3 However.

     
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    Treats malaria and autoimmune conditions including rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. Chemical Database Chloroquine Chloroquine - Wikipedia Chloroquine Phosphate C18H29ClN3O4P ChemSpider
     
  9. SSemikolennykh Well-Known Member

    Cheers to You! Balancing Alcohol and Lupus - Kaleidoscope. Alcohol can also suppress your immune system making your more susceptible to whatever bugs are going around. Hydroxychloroquine, quinacrine Atabrine, and chloroquine Aaralen – all are antimalarial drugs prescribed to treat symptoms such as inflammation and skin rashes. Side effects may include retinal damage, gastrointestinal discomfort.

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