Fang and hydroxychloroquine screening

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  1. Tanya Lee Moderator

    Fang and hydroxychloroquine screening


    She suffered from Sjogren syndrome and inflammatory arthritis and was currently treated with prednisone and methotrexate. She was previously treated with hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) 200mg bid (6.5mg/kg) for 10 years, which was stopped one year prior to presentation.

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    Hydroxychloroquine comes in 200 mg tablets and is taken orally. The dose provided will be based upon a calculation of 6.5 mg/kg subject’s weight, which is the dose range commonly used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. Hydroxychloroquine toxicity and Screening Neuro-Ophthalmology with Dr. Andrew G. Lee. Should All Patients with Lupus be Taking Hydroxychloroquine? - Medpage Today - Duration. Hydroxychloroquine is the cornerstone of medical management of systemic lupus erythematosus SLE. It has been shown to prevent flares, decrease thrombosis 2-5, improve lipids, and decrease insulin resistance 7-9.

    Review of systems: Blurred vision, halos, dry eye, dry mouth, gastroesophageal reflux, joint pain Pupils: Reactive to light in each eye from 5 mm in the dark to 2 mm in the light. Extraocular movements: Full, both eyes (OU) Confrontation visual fields: Full OU Intra-ocular pressure The optic nerves appeared healthy with a 0.3 cup-to-disc ratio. Past Ocular History: None Medical History: Sjogren syndrome and inflammatory arthritis, supraventricular tachycardia, anxiety, depression, peptic ulcer disease Medications: prednisone, methotrexate, amitriptyline, ranitidine, estradiol, tizanidine, diltiazem, Restasis Allergies: codeine, droperidol Family History: heart disease, arthritis, cancer Social History: occasional alcohol but no tobacco or intravenous drug use.

    Fang and hydroxychloroquine screening

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  6. Abstract. 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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    Annual screening may be commenced before 5 years of treatment if additional risk factors for retinal toxicity exist, such as concomitant tamoxifen therapy, impaired renal function eGFR less than 60 mL/minute/1.73 m 2 or high-dose therapy greater than 5 mg/kg/day of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. Screening intervals. All patients who are placed on long-term HCQ treatment should have a baseline screening within the first year of begin­ning treatment. An initial fundus eval­uation of the macula is critical to rule out preexisting disease that might make the retina more susceptible or screening difficult. Newer guidelines state that daily dose 5mg/kg of real weight/day can lead to toxicity. Retinal toxicity is irreversible and can progress after cessation of hydroxychloroquine, thus early screening is important to limit potential vision loss. Baseline screening and annual screening after five years is recommended.

     
  7. voyager User

    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions. Hydroxychloroquine MedlinePlus Drug Information Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses
     
  8. 1d10t Moderator

    the cause of the most lethal human malaria, chloroquine resistance is linked to multiple mutations in Pf CRT, a protein that likely functions as a transporter in the parasite’s digestive vacuole membrane. An ortholog of P. falciparum chloroquine resistance. Mechanisms of drug action and resistance Chloroquine Resistance in Plasmodium falciparum - microbewiki
     
  9. munix Guest

    Sulfasalazine Azulfidine Sulfasalazine also is available in an enteric-coated stomach-coated pill that helps prevent nausea and abdominal discomfort. Sun sensitivity of the skin can also be a a side effect. Those on sulfasalazine should use sunscreen SPF 15 or higher when outdoors and avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight.

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