Plaquenil and macular degeneration

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    Plaquenil and macular degeneration

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    Aug 06, 2014 Thus, ophthalmoscopy alone is not sufficient to screen for HCQ toxicity. 7,8 That being said, a detailed anterior and posterior segment examination to assess for corneal verticillata as well as concurrent macular disease i.e. age-related macular degeneration, remains important in monitoring these patients long term. Macular degeneration is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Humira, and have Joint deposit Aug 16, 2012 I am newly "diagnosed", though still waiting for it to be official. Haha! Anyway I was diagnosed with dry macular degeneration 7 years ago. A recent exam showed it has worsened. I have also seen 3 rheumatologists, and 2 of them say I should take Plaquenil and the risk of damage to my macula is not big enough to not take the Plaquenil. One.

    Her rheumatologist instructed her to undergo a baseline ocular examination prior to initiating Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine, Sanofi-Aventis) therapy. Toxic maculopathy associated with chloroquine use was first documented in the literature five decades ago.1 In the United States, Plaquenil––an analog to chloroquine––is used to treat a variety of conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and several distinct inflammatory disorders. A 45-year-old black female presented with no ocular or visual complaints. However, her medical history was significant for a recent diagnosis of lupus.

    Plaquenil and macular degeneration

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    AMD Age-related Macular Degeneration Cataracts Corneal Conditions Cosmetic Surgery Diabetic Retinopathy Eye Movement Disorders Glaucoma Hereditary Genetic Disorders Low Vision Neuro-Ophthalmic Conditions Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Pediatric Conditions Refractive Errors Retinal Diseases Strabismus Strabimus Thyroid Eye. This article is from June 2011 and may contain outdated material.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. Apr 20, 2011 Remember, any patient who is at a high risk for Plaquenil toxicity should be examined on an annual basis following the baseline exam. The goal of monitoring/screening is to identify early macular damage prior to irreversible vision loss or even before visible signs of bull’s eye maculopathy.

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    Reader Question Use V Codes for Plaquenil Patients. If the patient is still being treated with the drug, use V58.69 Long-term current use of other medications. For your secondary diagnosis, code the reason the patient is on Plaquenil, the underlying condition, most typically lupus 710.0 or rheumatoid arthritis 714.0

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