Hydroxychloroquine retinopathy an emerging problem

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    Hydroxychloroquine retinopathy an emerging problem


    One such commonly used medication for dermatologic and rheumatologic inflammatory conditions is hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil), a chloroquine derivative. It is used to treat many diseases including malaria, rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus.

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    Screening for hydroxychloroquine retinopathy. The aim of screening is not to prevent retinopathy but to detect the earliest definitive signs of the. condition, before a patient notices any symptoms. The risk of getting hydroxychloroquine retinopathy. is negligible unless you have been taking the drug for at least five years, so you will only. Hydroxychloroquine retinopathy an emerging problem Eye 31, 972 June 2017. doi10.1038/eye.2016.297 Authors M Latasiewicz, H Gourier, I H Yusuf, R Luqmani, S M. This article is from June 2011 and may contain outdated material. Download PDF. Many systemic medications may cause retinal toxicity. One such commonly used medication for dermatologic and rheumatologic inflammatory conditions is hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, a chloroquine derivative.

    It is imperative that patients and physicians are aware of and watch for this drug’s ocular side effects. Retinal toxicity from hydroxychloroquine is rare, but even if the medication is discontinued, vision loss may be irreversible and may continue to progress.

    Hydroxychloroquine retinopathy an emerging problem

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  5. 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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    Sir, We agreed with the conclusions of Latasiewicz et al 1 ‘Hydroxychloroquine retinopathy an emerging problem’, which cited cases of hydroxychloroquine HCQ-induced retinal damage. Three patients had received 400 mg HCQ daily for over 15 years equaling 4.93 mg/kg/day in two and 5.6 mg/kg/day in one and all developed maculopathies of varying severity. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you click 'Continue' we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies and you won't see this message again. The most recent American Academy of Ophthalmology AAO recommendations of screening for hydroxychloroquine retinopathy, published in 2011, are based on new knowledge about the prevalence of toxicity and improved screening tools. 74 These recommendations highlight the rise in retinal toxicity towards 1% after 5–7 years of use of.

     
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