Testing for plaquenil usage

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    Testing for plaquenil usage


    Pattern of Retinopathy: Although the locus of toxic damage is parafoveal in many eyes, Asian patients often show an extramacular pattern of damage. Dose: We recommend a maximum daily HCQ use of 5.0 mg/kg real weight, which correlates better with risk than ideal weight.

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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria. PLAQUENIL is indicated for the treatment of chronic discoid lupus erythematosus and systemic lupus erythematosus in adults. Rheumatoid Arthritis. PLAQUENIL is indicated for the treatment of acute and chronic rheumatoid arthritis in adults. 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 spectral-domain optical coherence tomography SD-OCT is readily accessible and able to detect early structural damage prior to clinical funduscopic findings.

    Risk of Toxicity: The risk of toxicity is dependent on daily dose and duration of use. There are no similar demographic data for CQ, but dose comparisons in older literature suggest using 2.3 mg/kg real weight.

    Testing for plaquenil usage

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  3. For women, start with 100 pounds, and add 5 pounds for every inch over 5 feet. For men, start with 106 pounds, and add 6 pounds for every inch over 5 feet. The maximum dose of Plaquenil is 6.5 mg/kg of ideal body weight per day, regardless of whether a person is overweight, underweight, or normal weight.

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    Ophthalmologists should use Humphrey visual field test and OCT — and fundus autofluorescence if available can help, too — to detect signs of HCQ toxicity, Moshfeghi said. “The bottom line is. Well, that nov post here recommended a visual field test every 6 months, and a computerised 3d retina scan every year - She said she had been on plaquenil for 12 years, regularly having these tests inc I guess doing her amsler grids and she felt they were really important, but so far she had no eye problems. Toxicity within the first five years of usage of the drug Revised guidelines recommend19 • Baseline examination within first year of usage of Plaquenil Hydrochloroquine or Aralen Chloroquine • Annual screening after 5 years of use **Interesting, The Royal College of Ophthalmologists in Great

     
  4. bambini Guest

    Background: The American Academy of Ophthalmology recommendations on screening for chloroquine (CQ) and hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) retinopathy are revised in light of new information about the prevalence of toxicity, risk factors, fundus distribution, and effectiveness of screening tools. Early Plaquenil Toxicity Detected without Bull. - School of Optometry Early Plaquenil Toxicity Detected. - School of Optometry Retinal toxicity secondary to Plaquenil therapy - ScienceDirect
     
  5. anatolich23 New Member

    Was told by the doctor that the med, should help me control the systemic arthrirts(Sjogren syndrome /lupus) after 4-6 months of using the med. I am on plaquenil but also experience some of the same things you do. RA and Hydroxychloroquine How Effective is it for. Let me tell you what weaning down from Plaquenil is like. Is it okay to take an antibiotic while on methotrexate? - NRAS
     
  6. guru User

    Ibuprofen and Plavix Warning Can You Take Them Together? Ibuprofen Advil, Motrin, an NSAID and Plavix clopidogrel, an antiplatelet, are drugs that thin the blood. Ibuprofen and Plavix should not be taken together because it increases the risk of excessive blood thinning, which may cause gastrointestinal GI bleeding. Ibuprofen and Plavix both have similar side effects like diarrhea, headaches, dizziness, nausea, heartburn, and constipation.

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