Hydroxychloroquine ocular side effects

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  1. crears Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine ocular side effects


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    Aug 30, 2011 Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine both belong to the quinolone family and share similar clinical indications and side effects, including retinal toxicity. Chloroquine-induced retinal toxicity was first described in 1959 and the retinal toxic effects of hydroxychloroquine were later described in 1967 3, 4. If you are taking Plaquenil to treat an inflammatory condition or malaria, you should be aware of the side effects that may occur to your eyes and vision. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is in a class of drugs called disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs, which are used to decrease inflammation, pain and joint damage. Chloroquine Ocular Side Effects. Chloroquine is especially absorbed by the pigment cells in the eye. Eye side effects are serious and can result in loss of vision. The side effects may occur at anytime. The higher the dose and the longer the time of use makes it more likely to occur.

    A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else.

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  6. What are the side effects and risks of hydroxychloroquine? Ocular side effects. Hydroxychloroquine can cause irreversible retinal toxicity, resulting in bilateral bull’s eye retinopathy, but is regarded as less toxic to the retina than chloroquine and it does not cause the corneal deposits seen with chloroquine therapy.

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    Hydroxychloroquine may cause some people to be agitated, irritable, or display other abnormal behaviors. It may also cause some people to have suicidal thoughts and tendencies, or to become more depressed. If you or your caregiver notice any of these side effects, tell your doctor right away. This medicine may cause hypoglycemia low blood sugar. Retinal toxicity from hydroxychloroquine is rare, but even if the medication is discontinued, vision loss may be irreversible and may continue to progress. It is imperative that patients and physicians are aware of and watch for this drug’s ocular side effects. Medications that can Affect the Eye or Visual System. If the listing of medication side effects is reviewed in a medication package insert or in a publication such as the PDR Physicians Desk Reference, side effects such as "blurred vision" and "eye redness" are commonly mentioned.

     
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    Generic Plaquenil Availability - Multisource drug products listed under the same heading i.e. identical active ingredientss, dosage form, and routes of administration and having the same strength see Therapeutic Equivalence-Related Terms, Pharmaceutical Equivalents generally will be coded AB if a study is submitted demonstrating bioequivalence.

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