Can plaquenil cause weight gain

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    Can plaquenil cause weight gain


    There are hundreds of drugs with potential retinal toxicity—so many that the National Registry of Drug-Induced Ocular Side Effects doesn’t stratify them by incidence or effect, said Frederick W. “Rick” Fraunfelder, MD, director of the Registry and associate professor of ophthalmology at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland.

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    How to use Plaquenil. Hydroxychloroquine is usually taken with food or milk to prevent stomach upset. The dosage and length of treatment are based on your medical condition and response to therapy. In children, dosage is also based on weight. Plaquenil and Weight loss - from FDA reports Summary Weight loss is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Enbrel, and have Pain. Plaquenil is the newest & safest in the class. The drug helps with skin rashes, hair loss, mouth ulcers, joint pain & swelling, fatigue, etc. It takes perhaps 3-4 months to build up & reach full effect. GOOD NEWS hair loss & weight gain are NOT associated with Plaquenil.

    “It’s a pretty rare thing.” Nevertheless, he urged doctors to master the Academy’s new guidelines, because the effects from chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, when they do occur, are severe and often irreversible. “Plaquenil toxicity isn’t even in the top 10, or the top 100” if you’re looking at incidence, he said.

    Can plaquenil cause weight gain

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    In multivariable models, more weight loss and a greater risk of weight loss odds ratio 1.73 were evident among those receiving leflunomide compared to those receiving methotrexate. Treatment with prednisone was associated with greater weight gain—an average of 0.072 kg/m2. Find information about common, infrequent and rare side effects of Plaquenil Oral. Description and Brand Names. Drug information provided by IBM Micromedex US Brand Name. Plaquenil; Descriptions. Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat malaria. It is also used to prevent malaria infection in areas or regions where it is known that other medicines eg, chloroquine may not work.

     
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    : September 14, 2016 Chief complaint: Whirling and flashing lights A 57-year-old female presented to the Ophthalmology clinic at UIHC complaining bilateral central photopsias for the past two years. Hydroxychloroquine toxicity - EyeWiki Eye Damage from Plaquenil - Sjogren's World What Is Plaquenil? - American Academy of Ophthalmology
     
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  7. stk43 New Member

    Lupus Medicines Hydroxychloroquine - Brigham and Women's. A lower dose may stop them. Do not lower the dose on your own. Plaquenil stays in your body for about 3 months. If you must stop it, it will take a while for the side effects to go away. You should have an eye examination every year to prevent a very rare but serious eye problem.

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  8. chelinger New Member

    Recommendations on Screening for Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine. Abstract. Background The American Academy of Ophthalmology recommendations on screening for chloroquine CQ and hydroxychloroquine HCQ retinopathy are revised in light of new information about the prevalence of toxicity, risk factors, fundus distribution, and effectiveness of screening tools.

    Despite Plaquenil dosing recommendations, retinal toxicity remains