Baseline testing for plaquenil

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    Baseline testing for plaquenil


    It does not work against certain types of malaria (chloroquine-resistant). The United States Center for Disease Control provides updated guidelines and travel recommendations for the prevention and treatment of malaria in different parts of the world.

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    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. If signs of early toxicity are detected, your doctor may suggest to your rheumatologist to stop Plaquenil and switch to a different medication for your systemic illness. Sometimes the toxicity is not reversible. Patients taking the drug should have an early baseline assessment of visual acuity, macular appearance and central field sensitivity. Apr 10, 2019 Plaquenil is sometimes given only once per week. Choose the same day each week to take this medicine if you are on a weekly dosing schedule. Take Plaquenil with a meal or a glass of milk. To prevent malaria Start taking Plaquenil 2 weeks before entering an area where malaria is common. Continue taking the medicine regularly during your stay.

    This medication is also used, usually with other medications, to treat certain auto-immune diseases (lupus, rheumatoid arthritis) when other medications have not worked or cannot be used. Discuss the most recent information with your doctor before traveling to areas where malaria occurs.

    Baseline testing for plaquenil

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  3. A baseline ocular examination is recommended within the first year of starting Plaquenil. The baseline exam should include best corrected distance visual acuity BCVA, an automated threshold visual field VF of the central 10 degrees with retesting if an abnormality is noted, and spectral domain ocular coherence tomography SD-OCT.

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    Mar 01, 2011 Other tests may be considered as well, but are generally insufficiently sensitive to detect early evidence of hydroxychloroquine toxicity. These tests include color fundus photography, fluorescein angiography, time-domain OCT, full-field ERG, Amsler grid testing, color vision testing, and electro-oculography. Counseling. For the baseline exam done before the patient is taking Plaquenil, use an E/M code with the arthritis as the primary diagnosis. Current testing for Plaquenil toxicity may include Visual field testing to evaluate for missing spots near the center of the vision. Color photographs of the macula. Fluorescein angiography FA. Optical coherence tomography OCT. Fundus autofluorescence. Multifocal electroretinograms mf.

     
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    Hydroxychloroquine is widely used in the treatment of post-Lyme arthritis. Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate Monograph for Professionals. Hydroxychloroquine MedlinePlus Drug Information Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Precautions - Mayo Clinic
     
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    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine - Wikipedia Plaquenil What You Need to Know - Kaleidoscope Fighting Lupus Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil
     
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  7. andre Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil - Brand name vs Generic DailyStrength Is Generic Hydroxychloroquine as Good as Plaquenil? I know they are both considered to be the same thing but I have been having some problems for the past week and I don't know if it is related or coincidantal. I have been taking brand name Plaquenil for nearly 2 years and it has done a great.

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