Screening criteria for ocular toxicity of plaquenil

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    Screening criteria for ocular toxicity of plaquenil

    Chloroquine is now uncommonly used in favor of its derivative hydroxychloroquine. In the United States, hydroxychloroquine is most often used for its anti-inflammatory effects in rheumatology and dermatology.

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    Plaquenil toxicity screening has new guidelines that were updated in 2016. This is an update for your information if you have more questions about specific cases or need an mfERG for a patient, don’t hesitate to contact me. News My Take on New Ocular Screening Guidelines for Plaquenil. But it was for alleged Plaquenil related eye toxicity, and believe me, attornies will grab any guideline they can as "Standard-of-Care" if it suits their case. All to say, we treat patients, not guidelines, but we all need to aware of these. Diagnosis Hydroxychloroquine-induced retinal toxicity Discussion. Chloroquine CQ and hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil HCQ have been used for many years, initially for the treatment of malaria but now more commonly for the treatment of inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus 1is now considered for new disease applications in diabetes, heart disease and adjunct.

    While early toxicity may be asymtomatic, patients with more advanced stage of toxicity may complain of color vision changes or paracentral scotomas. Its toxic effects on the retina are seen in the macula.

    Screening criteria for ocular toxicity of plaquenil

    Hydroxychloroquine toxicity - EyeWiki, My Take on New Ocular Screening Guidelines for Plaquenil.

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  4. Eye care specialists provide a valuable service when screening for Plaquenil retinal toxicity and advising the treating physician or rheumatologist with regards to the patient’s risk, safe dosing and appropriate screening procedures.

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    The risk of a toxicity sharply increases after 5 years, with majority of cases of retinotoxicity occurring in patients that have had a cumulative dose exceeding 1000g of hydroxychloriquine Plaquenil. This level is reached in about 7 years with the most common daily dose of Plaquenil, 400 mg/day 200 bid. Periodic eye exams in patients taking HCQ is to recognize toxicity, if it occurs, at the earliest 17 possible stage. Toward this end, the American Academy of Ophthalmology AAO has 18 published guidelines for retinal toxicity monitoring 4, 5. 19 Unfortunately, cessation of Plaquenil intake may not be a remedy since not infrequently, patients will develop objective evidence of progression despite discontinuation of the drug. Thus, the possibility of toxicity should not be disregarded and close monitoring of the ocular findings is required.

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