Plaquenil ototoxicity

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  1. lazyqwe XenForo Moderator

    Plaquenil ototoxicity


    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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    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. Plaquenil has been a life-saving drug for me, quite literally. I was a mess in 2004-2005 and then a dr put me on Plaquenil, and in 3 weeks most of my symptoms had disappeared. Less-common reactions to Plaquenil therapy include leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, and ototoxicity. Tell your patient to notify her health care provider if she has fever, chills, sore throat, unusual bleeding or bruising, ringing in her ears, or changes in hearing.

    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.

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  5. Hydroxychloroquine HQ, a quinoline compound, rarely causes ototoxicity. Its ototoxicity is associated with varying degree of destruction of the cochlear sensory hair cells, a decrease in neuronal population, alteration in supporting structures and atrophy and vacuolization of the stria vascularis as a possible consequence of ischemia 1, 2.

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    Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine belong to the quinolone family. They are related drugs with similar clinical indications for use and similar manifestations of retinal toxicity, although their therapeutic and toxic doses differ. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Plaquenil is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. It should be noted that 4-aminoquinolines in therapeutic doses have been associated with central nervous system damage, including ototoxicity auditory and vestibular toxicity, congenital deafness, retinal hemorrhages and abnormal retinal pigmentation. Therefore Plaquenil should not be used in pregnancy. Lactation

     
  6. Anton1980 XenForo Moderator

    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine-Induced Pigmentation in Patients With. Has anyone taking Plaquenil ever experienced bruising under. Skin Pigmentation with Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil — Donovan Hair Clinic
     
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    Plaquenil and its affect on the immune system DailyStrength Any one have any experience or info regarding pre-existing precancerous conditions and the effects of Plaquenil on the immune system. I see so much info on the net where some says that Plaquenil has very mild effect on immune system except for eye issues --- Other info says it is an immunosuppressant.

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