Plaquenil and your eyes

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    Plaquenil and your eyes


    In Sjögren’s, Plaquenil is used to treat many symptoms of Sjögren’s including fatigue, joint symptoms of arthritis and arthralgias (joint pain), dry mouth and dry eyes. Similar to its use in systemic lupus erythematosus, many clinicians feel that it is useful in reducing general Sjögren’s “disease activity.” One of the reasons that physicians feel comfortable in prescribing Plaquenil is its low risk to benefit ratio.

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    How does Plaquenil work? Plaquenil changes the way your immune system works. In some kinds of lupus, your immune system attacks your body instead of protecting it. Plaquenil tries to quiet or slow down the immune system. How do you take Plaquenil? You take Plaquenil as a pill 1 or 2 times a day. Take the pills with food or milk. Wrong Hydroxychloroquine Dose Is Common, Putting Eyes at Risk Up to half of patients treated with the arthritis drug hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil are prescribed more than the recommended maximum amount, according to new research. Dr. Noskow’s Case Report Plaquenil Toxicity Why it’s important to get your eyes routinely checked when on certain high- risk medications! What is plaquenil? Plaquenil is a medication commonly used in patients that have Rheumatoid Arthritis RA, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus SLE, Sjogrens Syndrome, and other inflammatory and autoiummune disorders. What are risk factors for developing

    As with any medication, allergic reactions including skin rashes and non-allergic reactions can occur. This means that the side effects of Plaquenil are mild and infrequent compared with its potential benefits.

    Plaquenil and your eyes

    Common and Rare Side Effects for Plaquenil Oral, Wrong Hydroxychloroquine Dose Is Common, Putting Eyes at Risk.

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  4. Mar 01, 2014 Plaquenil is an effective medication with fewer side effects than other medicines used for the same purpose. However, it is important to monitor your eyes for side effects that might indicate the need to stop taking Plaquenil.

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    This toxicity affects a part of the eye called the retina and can lead to color blindness and even loss of vision. An ophthalmologist eye specialist often can detect changes in the retina that suggest toxicity before serious damage occurs. Therefore, regular eye examinations, even when there are no symptoms, are mandatory. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is used to treat malaria, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis. Using this drug for a long time increases your risk of eye damage, including changes to your vision. Aug 29, 2014 In Sjögren’s, Plaquenil is used to treat many symptoms of Sjögren’s including fatigue, joint symptoms of arthritis and arthralgias joint pain, dry mouth and dry eyes. Similar to its use in systemic lupus erythematosus, many clinicians feel that it is useful in reducing general Sjögren’s “disease activity.”

     
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    Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Common and Rare Side Effects for Plaquenil Oral Hydroxychloroquine Side Effects, Dosage, Uses, and More Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Side effects, Images, Uses.
     
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    RA and Hydroxychloroquine How Effective is it for. According to the American College of Rheumatology, hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, is a “disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD,” meaning that it helps reduce the pain and swelling that come with arthritis. It can also reduce the incidence of joint damage, thus lessening the risk of developing a long-term disability from complications of RA.

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