Retinal thickness map plaquenil toxicity

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  1. Kungu XenForo Moderator

    Retinal thickness map plaquenil toxicity


    Suddenly I'm experiencing eye problems (blilnd spots). I have stopped taking plaquenil, but now I'm being told by doctors that the damage is not necessarily reversible especially if you have taken it for a long time.

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    Currently, one of the primary functional screening tests recommended for the evaluation of Plaquenil retinal toxicity is 10-2 white stimulus automated visual fields; however, research shows Asian patients benefited from 24-2 or 30-2 visual fields, given that toxicity often manifests changes beyond the macula in these patients. 9 Because. Is Damage Still Occurring? Can Plaquenil macular toxicity continue to progress long after the patient stops taking the drug. and foveal thickness measurements served as the standard metrics on SD-OCT testing. Sfikakis PP, Mavrikakis E, et al. The incidence of irreversible retinal toxicity in patients treated with hydroxychloroquine a. Retinal toxicity has been shown in patients taking greater than 3 mg/kg/day of chloroquine or 6.5 mg/kg/day of hydroxychloroquine. While most cases of toxicity have been reported for chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine has supplanted it as the more commonly used treatment agent for both RA and SLE. 2

    My mother was diagnosed with Plaquenil Toxicity in 2007 she first noticed changes in 2006, although being followed by her eye doctor they failed to notice this as Plaquenil TX until it was to late. I'm hoping to find people who have recovered from the eye damage.

    Retinal thickness map plaquenil toxicity

    Plaquenil Toxicity - Bulls Eye Maculopathy - Retina Gallery., Is Damage Still Occurring? - Review of Optometry

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  6. Aug 01, 2009 I just went to Winston-Salem to see a retinal specialist and am waiting for his reply--he did say it looked suspicious for toxicity. I just read an article by a lady who has experienced the same visual disturbances and was diagnosed with toxicity and has been off plaquenil 2 years but her eyes are still getting worse.

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    Diagnosis Hydroxychloroquine-induced retinal toxicity Discussion. Chloroquine CQ and hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil HCQ have been used for many years, initially for the treatment of malaria but now more commonly for the treatment of inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus 1. Macular thickness map on CIRRUS OCT;. Plaquenil induced retinal toxicity is reversible if detected early and plaquenil dosage altered or the medication discontinued. Even suspicious early plaquenil toxicity warrants communication with the patient’s treating physician, and meaningful coordination of care would include a report even if the. To date, several investigators have used SD-OCT in eyes with HCQ toxicity and qualitatively evaluated thinning of the outer retinal layers or attenuation of the ellipsoid zone EZ, while others have quantitatively analysed outer retinal thickness on SD-OCT topographic map.7–10 This study aims to characterise HCQ toxicity using a newly.

     
  7. Sput Well-Known Member

    Hi there, I normally post on the arthritis board, and due to toxicity of the Plaquenil after 2 years, I have had to discontinue it, since I failed the visual field testing. I'm sure you do feel like you're losing your mind.(((hugs)))Pat Hi there, I had put a posting about this a few weeks ago on here. Taking Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis Minocycline and Plaquenil - Scleroderma - Inspire Stomach cramps from Plaquenil - what to do? Lupus Forums.
     
  8. raul Moderator

    How to Succeed in Plaquenil Screenings A 26-year-old black female presented in office for her annual comprehensive eye exam. Her medical history was significant for Plaquenil therapy spanning 12 years with a daily dose of 200mg twice daily. She presented with a best-corrected visual acuity of 20/20 OD and 20/20 OS. All preliminary testing revealed normal findings.

    My Take on New Ocular Screening Guidelines for Plaquenil.