Chloroquine retinopathy guidelines

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    Chloroquine retinopathy guidelines


    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. Although the incidence of macular toxicity is infrequent with Plaquenil use (at a dosage of 200mg or 400mg q.d.), its visual impact can be devastating.

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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. The American Academy of Ophthalmology released an updated set of screening recommendations for hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil and chloroquine to account for the many studies that have shown the effects of these medications on the retina 1. It succinctly makes the case for screening, and How to Succeed in Plaquenil Screenings The spectrum of OCT findings associated with the medication can make incorporating the 2016 guidelines harder than you think. Here’s help. By Marlon Demeritt, OD, Sherrol Reynolds, OD, Diana Shechtman, OD, and Jennifer Davidson, OD

    Initially, central visual acuity may be unaffected, but the patient may notice related paracentral scotomas that often interfere with reading. The associated classic retinal toxicity is described as a bull’s eye maculopathy (ring of depigmented retinal pigment epithelium that spares the foveal area).

    Chloroquine retinopathy guidelines

    Quick Reference Screening for Chloroquine., Hydroxychloroquine And Chloroquine Screening 2016 AAO.

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  6. Most cases of chloroquine retinopathy have developed when a higher than currently recommended 3 mg/kg/day using lean body weight dose was used. 21 A daily dose exceeding 250 mg with a total cumulative dose between 100 and 300 g is customarily needed to produce toxicity. 22 One study showed a 19% incidence of chloroquine retinopathy in.

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    • Revised guidance for patients exposed to chloroquine..

    Nov 25, 2019 Usual Adult Dose for Malaria Prophylaxis. Suppression 400 mg 310 mg base orally on the same day every week Comments-Suppressive therapy should begin 2 weeks prior to exposure; however, failing this, an initial dose of 800 mg 620 mg base may be taken in 2 divided doses 6 hours apart. 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. Some patients, toxicity may first present as pericentral retinopathy and thus requires screening outside the macula. We assume chloroquine retinopathy follows a similar course as hydroxychloroquine retinopathy and so these guidelines also apply to patients taking chloroquine therapy.

     
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