Can plaquenil cause nerve damage

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  1. MsM Guest

    Can plaquenil cause nerve damage


    They play a very important role, serving as the body’s wiring system. Their main task is to carry messages between the brain and the rest of the body.

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    In the last two years, CARM has received two reports of ophthalmological reactions associated with hydroxychloroquine. Of the two reports, one report was of scotoma and one report was of retinal disorder. Retinopathy is a serious adverse reaction due to the progressive and irreversible nature of the changes. Sorry for the delayed response; it took a while to find my old records. My muscle pain in legs; mostly thighs started suddenly about 1 1/2 years into my SFN journey. I also had elevated CK indicative of muscle damage, and EMG showed chronic nerve damage. I started on plaquenil 3 months after that, and I took it for 3 1/2 years. They can signal a condition called peripheral neuropathy, or nerve damage. Lupus is an autoimmune condition that causes the immune system to attack normal, healthy cells and tissue. About 10 to 15 percent of people with lupus experience symptoms of peripheral neuropathy.

    To help carry the messages properly, each nerve has small fibers bundled inside it, covered by an outer layer that insulates and protects them. While some nerves are responsible for carrying messages from the brain to the muscles in order to make the body move, there are other nerves that send messages about pain, pressure, or temperature from the body to the brain.

    Can plaquenil cause nerve damage

    Can plaquinel cause neuropathy? -, Plaquenil and small fiber neuropathy - NeuroTalk Support.

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  7. Stars. 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 lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and others.

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    And, as far as Plaquenil and eye problems, the Ophthamologists I've talked to including a Neuro Ophthalmologist say that while Plaquenil can cause serious damage to the optic nerve, it's very rare. Annual appointments with an ophthalmologist are important in order to catch any problems early. Blurred vision While taking this medication, use caution when driving or operating machinery, since hydroxychloroquine can cause blurring of vision. If your vision blurs, call your doctor. Eye damage Irreversible damage to the retina of the eye has occurred for some people who take long-term or high-dosage treatment with hydroxychloroquine. Eye damage is more likely to occur if recommended doses are exceeded. How to use Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine is usually taken with food or milk to prevent stomach upset. The dosage and length of treatment are based on your medical condition and response to therapy.

     
  8. isla User

    Was told by the doctor that the med, should help me control the systemic arthrirts(Sjogren syndrome /lupus) after 4-6 months of using the med. I am on plaquenil but also experience some of the same things you do. Will you have Withdrawal syndrome with Plaquenil - eHealthMe Taking Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage.
     
  9. Roxette Moderator

    Lupus remission Lupus Foundation of America The more common usage of the term remission would be to be “in remission on medications, or quiescent." This means that the person with lupus is taking Plaquenil® hydroxychloroquine and/or other medications and is doing well with no evidence of lupus manifestations such as arthritis, rash, kidney involvement, blood cell count problems, etc.

    Anybody have a lupus remission story? - Whole30 with medical conditions.