Hydroxychloroquine pigmentation

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    Hydroxychloroquine pigmentation


    In many cases, once the offending drug has been stopped, fading of the lesions occurs. However, the pigmentation may last a long time or become permanent.

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    What is drug-induced skin pigmentation. Drug-induced skin pigmentation accounts for 10–20% of all cases of acquired hyperpigmentation. Pigmentation may be induced by a wide variety of drugs; the main ones implicated include non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs NSAIDs, phenytoin, antimalarials, amiodarone, antipsychotic drugs, cytotoxic drugs, tetracyclines, and heavy metals. Sep 13, 2019 Applies to hydroxychloroquine oral tablet. Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine 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 The imputability of hydroxychloroquine in the genesis of this discoloration is difficult to establish. Our study supports the hypothesis that ecchymosis, platelet antiaggregants and oral anticoagulants may be the main predisposing factors to hydroxychloroquine-induced pigmentation.

    Hydroxychloroquine is widely used in the treatment of post-Lyme arthritis. Because many drugs that induce skin pigmentation also cause photosensitivity reactions, sun protection is usually recommended.

    Hydroxychloroquine pigmentation

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  5. Plaquenil or hydroxychloroquine has been known to cause a darkened discoloration of skin and/or mucous membranes. This is considered an adverse reaction and should be discussed with your prescriber. It is important to evaluate this color change to make sure there is nothing else wrong.

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    Hydroxychloroquine HCQ, sold under the brand name Plaquenil among others, is a medication used for the prevention and treatment of certain types of malaria. Specifically it is used for chloroquine-sensitive malaria. Other uses include treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and porphyria cutanea tarda. It is taken by mouth. Sep 13, 2019 Note This document contains side effect information about hydroxychloroquine. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Plaquenil. For the Consumer. Applies to hydroxychloroquine oral tablet. Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil may cause some. Hydroxychloroquine; pigmentation; An elderly woman presented with 6 months history of skin coloured to erythematous papules in annular pattern over extremities, upper back and neck. The patient was diagnosed with granuloma annulare GA and started on hydroxychloroquine HCQ 300 mg daily.

     
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    The resource you are looking for (or one of its dependencies) could have been removed, had its name changed, or is temporarily unavailable. Polymyalgia Rheumatica Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine-Induced Pigmentation in Patients With. Let me tell you what weaning down from Plaquenil is like.
     
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    I am someone who takes a lot of pride in her appearance and this is driving me nuts. Medications used to treat lupus Lupus Foundation of America Hydroxychloroquine User Reviews for Systemic Lupus. Lupus Skin Rash Treatments That Actually Work - Blog
     
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    Chloroquine makes you itch - Doctor answers on HealthcareMagic To take this medicine after my surgery? I was also prescribed chloroquine but it mentions I shouldn't take it if I have issues with my intestines. I am just making sure I can't take the chloroquine and must take.

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