Plaquenil baseline eye exam

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    Plaquenil baseline eye exam


    Additionally, another exception occurred while executing the custom error page for the first exception. 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.

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    Plaquenil Eye Exams Plaquenil, also known as hydroxychloroquine, is a medication used in the treatment or prevention of malaria. It has also been used to treat other conditions, such as liver disease, that may have been caused by the same parasites that cause malaria. 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. As a precaution, patients treated with Plaquenil are advised to get a baseline eye exam prior to starting the drug and then annually thereafter. This information provided by Neil I. Stahl, MD & Tongalp H. Tezel, MD was first printed in the The Moisture Seeker, SSF's patient newsletter for members.

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

    Plaquenil baseline eye exam

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  6. Baseline Examination All patients should have a baseline ophthalmologic examination within the first year of initiating HCQ or CQ therapy with thorough risk factor assessment and fundus examination of the macula to rule out underlying disease. Baseline visual field and SD OCT are recommended if abnormalities are present e.g. macular lesions.

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    When should you see an ophthalmologist when taking Plaquenil? If you take Plaquenil, here is when to see an ophthalmologist Before Plaquenil treatment begins. You will have a “baselineeye exam. This measures the health of your eyes and looks for retinal or macular disease. Once a year while taking Plaquenil. Multifocal Electroretinopathy measures electrical responses of various cell types in the retina. It is thought that although the bull’s eye seen on ophthalmic exam represents a disruption of the pigmented part of the retina, it is the photoreceptors that are the targets of hydroxychloroquine toxicity. We also perform baseline exams for patients who have not yet begun treatment with the drug to provide accurate measurements of any macular changes during follow-up exams. If you are taking Plaquenil or are about to begin, contact our Greenbelt or Bowie, MD office to set up your Plaquenil toxicity exam schedule.

     
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    Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage. 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 lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and others.

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