Hydroxychloroquine side effects retinopathy

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  1. demer Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine side effects retinopathy


    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: Incidence not known Some side effects of hydroxychloroquine may occur that usually do not need medical attention.

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    Feb 19, 2020 Common side effects may include headache, dizziness, ringing in your ears; nausea, vomiting, stomach pain; loss of appetite, weight loss; mood changes, feeling nervous or irritable; skin rash or itching; or. hair loss. Aug 30, 2011 Risk factors that increase the chance of hydroxychloroquine retinopathy include daily dosage, cumulative dose, renal or liver disease, age, and previous retinal disease 9. A daily dose of 6.5mg/kg ideal body weight places patients at higher risk, but a daily dose below this level did not preclude the patient from developing toxicity after many years of treatment. SIDE EFFECTS Nausea, stomach cramps, loss of appetite, diarrhea, dizziness, or headache may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly. Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects.

    Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine.

    Hydroxychloroquine side effects retinopathy

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  5. Jan 05, 2020 Hydroxychloroquine is a well tolerated medication for various rheumatologic and dermatologic conditions. Its main side effects are gastrointestinal upset, skin rash, headache, and ocular toxicity. Within the eye, hydroxychloroquine negatively impacts the cornea, ciliary body, and retina.

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    The usual dose is 400 mg daily in one or two divided doses. Common side effects include headaches, dizziness, gastrointestinal upset and rash. Retinopathy is a serious side effect of hydroxychloroquine and regular ophthalmologic monitoring is recommended for patients on long term therapy. What are some other side effects of Hydroxychloroquine? All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away Dizziness. Headache. Feeling nervous and excitable. Although they are uncommon, Plaquenil has side effects that may affect your eyes. Plaquenil and Your Eyes In some people, Plaquenil can cause a condition called hydroxychloroquine retinopathy, often referred to as bulls-eye maculopathy.

     
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    Malaria meds for Paksitan - Chloroquine vs Malarone. Chloroquine is not effective in Pakistan. Ten malaria parasites have become too resistant to it. Mefloquine Lariam, Mefliam, Mephaquin and many others, doxycycline Vibramycin and many others, and atovaquone/proguanil Malarone, Malanil are all effective.

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