How long does it take hydroxychloroquine to affectnyour eyea

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  1. Amann XenForo Moderator

    How long does it take hydroxychloroquine to affectnyour eyea


    Please review the following URL and make sure that it is spelled correctly. Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines.

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    To be at risk of eye problems from Plaquenil you need to be on quite a high dose. The dose that you can safely tolerate depends on your size. If you weigh less than 30kg 66 lbs, then you may run in to problems on just one tablet a day. If you weigh less than 60kg around 9 ½ stone, 132 lbs then you may be at risk of eye problems on two tablets. Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. Stop taking hydroxychloroquine and call your. Do not take this medicine in larger. One of the most serious side effects is a toxicity in the eye generally with chronic use. People taking 400 mg of hydroxychloroquine or less per day generally have a negligible risk of macular toxicity, whereas the risk begins to go up when a person takes the medication over 5 years or has a cumulative dose of more than 1000 grams.

    Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. Plaquenil is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito.

    How long does it take hydroxychloroquine to affectnyour eyea

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  7. Hydroxychloroquine may damage the retina part of the eye and this risk increases with long-term use and higher dose. Your doctor will advise you on a safe dose to take according to your weight, and you will need to have regular monitoring of your eyes. This monitoring of your eyes may be arranged at a hospital clinic when you

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    Hydroxychloroquine is a DMARD. The brand name is Plaquenil. What does Plaquenil do? Plaquenil relieves pain and swelling and prevents damage to joints. How long does Plaquenil take to work? Plaquenil works very slowly. In 1 to 3 months you should start to feel better. You may continue to get better for up to 1 year. Donald E. Thomas Jr. MD, FACR, FACP, a practicing rheumatologist in Greenbelt, Md. and author of The Lupus Encyclopedia, regularly prescribes Plaquenil to his lupus patients. “We know that people with lupus who take their Plaquenil regularly are much more likely to live a long, normal life compared with those who don’t,” he says. Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention. Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking hydroxychloroquine

     
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    This article focuses upon hydroxychloroquine retinopathy. Chloroquine was originally used as an anti-malarial therapeutic. Early Plaquenil Toxicity Detected without Bull’s Eye Maculopathy Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Toxicity and Recommendations for Screening Hydroxychloroquine toxicity - EyeWiki
     
  9. kelamor Guest

    Is extreme fatigue a side effect of Plaquenil? I wake up tired in the morning, get my kids fed and off to the schoolbus, and some days that's all I can do until it's time to go pick them up and make dinner, then I collapse after the kids are put to bed. If I can manage to load the dishwasher or do a load or 2 of laundry it's a minor miracle. Then about 3 weeks ago I started feeling nauseous.

    Does Plaquenil cause fatigue or fever? - Rheumatoid Arthritis