Can plaquenil cause drusen

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    Can plaquenil cause drusen


    One class of medications can lead to more severe vision loss in people with the wet form of the disease, and another class of drugs may have a beneficial effect. Fortunately, very few prescription drugs have any known detrimental effects for people with AMD.

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    The other day when I was at the opthamologist, for my visual field test for plaquenil, the assistant said I needed to be dilated because "having macular degeneration means thatyou need to be dialted every 6 months" I replied, no. I don't need to be dilated because I don't have macular degeneration. Drusen do not cause total blindness, but can result in central vision loss. Central vision allows us to focus on details straight ahead. People with more soft and larger drusen, are at higher risk of experiencing this type of vision loss in the future than people with fewer and smaller drusen. The main symptom of macular degeneration is a change in central vision. The patient may notice blurred central vision or a blank spot on the page when reading. The patient may notice visual distortion such as bending of straight lines. Macular drusen may be the first symptom of age related macular degeneration.

    Doctors often put patients with certain potentially life-threatening cardiovascular conditions on this blood thinner. Warfarin (Coumadin®), which is an anticoagulant blood thinner, is one exception.

    Can plaquenil cause drusen

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  4. Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur blurred vision or any change in vision – this effect may also occur or worsen after stopping the medication. change in colour of hair or skin pigment. flu-like symptoms sudden lack of energy, fever, cough, sore throat

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    The cause of the drusen depostis is related to a type of “garbage” disposal problem. Retinal cells dump unwanted material, and immune cells normally clean up most of it. However, if too much is dumped, or it is not properly packaged for disposal, or the immune cells don’t function efficiently, it can pile up. 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. Jul 29, 2019 While Plaquenil can cause toxicity damage to the macula, it will not cause a macular pucker. If you are on Plaquenil, it is recommended that you have your retina checked regularly by an ophthalmologist, including imaging studies, which can help find damage to the macula.

     
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    He went to see a Rheumi and he said it could be Fibro/Lupus or worst case... This has been so stressful for us as the wait for the bloodwork is the worst. The Rheumi put him on 75 mg of Lyrica to treat him for fibro in case that was it but it knocks my husband out so he can't take it. My sister was diagnosed with scleroderma at age 6 and is extremely ill now at 30 she can barely move-my mother was diagnosed with lupus about 4 years ago and my aunt also suffers from lupus. Medication Cautions in Macular Degeneration - AMDF Ibuprofen and lupus - MedHelp If I am taking Plaquenil, can I take Advil for a
     
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    PLAQUENIL" Rheumatoid Arthritis Community - Support Group I don't know for sure if it is the plaquenil or other meds but my rheumy seems to have my inflammation/stiffness under pretty good control. Been taking plaquenil and arava for about a year. Just rediced plaquenil from one tablet twice a day to one tablet once a day. I also take Cimzia injections bi-weekly but that has only been for about 6 months.

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