Plaquenil oct changes

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    Plaquenil oct changes


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    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. It's used to treat and prevent malaria infection, and to reduce symptoms and progression of autoimmune diseases such as. The preferential loss of photoreceptor IS/OS junction makes SD-OCT an ideal tool to identify early changes associated with Plaquenil retinal toxicity. Due to the capabilities of SD-OCT to enhance the structural assessment of the retina, it has allowed for the detection of early damage prior to funduscopic clinical findings. Dec 04, 2014 These changes have been correlated with abnormalities on coexisting SD-OCT for the same patient. Due to these FAF changes being quite subtle, clinician dependent, and inadequate in detecting subclinical HCQ retinopathy, FAF is not considered to be reliable as a primary screening modality.

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  3. In early toxicity there are no visible signs, but field, OCT and mfERG changes can be detected. If abnormalities are present only unilaterally, investigate other causes besides hydroxychloroquine toxicity see “Differential Diagnosis of Bull’s-Eye Maculopathy”. Mechanism of Toxicity

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    Of course the aim is avoid drug related retinal toxicity, which on ophthalmic examination, appears as the classic Bull’s eye change affecting the macula. Once retinal toxicity from hydroxychloroquine occurs, it is thought that the retinal changes are permanent and the disease can progress even if hydroxychloroquine is stopped for 1 to 3 years. Although hydroxychloroquine retinal toxicity is thought to be rare, recent studies suggest it may have a higher prevalence than previously recognized. A large study examining patients with more than 5 years of HCQ use were evaluated with 10-2 visual fields or spectral-domain optical coherence tomography SD OCT. Definitive changes, a series of mfERG recordings needs to be done9,10 Significant cataracts can affect the outcome of the mfERG12 • In studies, 20-60% of patients receiving Plaquenil were found to have mfERG abnormalities—however, clinically significant hydroxychloroquine toxicity is quite rare2

     
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    Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Arthritis Medications and Hair Loss Arthritis Foundation Biotin and Plaquenil interaction Treato Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil
     
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    Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine for Lupus - LupusCorner Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine has been used for years as an antimalarial drug. It is also used to combat the symptoms of lupus with minimal side effects

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  6. sasaa Well-Known Member

    Stopping Plaquenil - General Discussion - Life With Lupus I was put on Plaquenil for RA as I was being dx for lupus. I am very mild. My rhuemy wants me to stop every time I have an infection. When it is gone she said I can resume at my own pace. Take into consideration I only take Plaquenil and ibuprofen 800mg. My symptoms came back after two weeks of being off it.

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