Optometry plaquenil dosage retinopathy

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    Optometry plaquenil dosage retinopathy


    -Suppressive therapy should continue for 8 weeks after leaving the endemic area. -Each dose should be taken with a meal or a glass of milk.

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    Among long-term users of the drug, and the risk is highly dependent on dally dose by weight • The goal of screening for retinopathy is not to stop valuable drugs at the first borderline abnormality. o It Is to recognize definitive signs of toxicity at an early enough stage lo prevent a loss of visual acuity. On the basis of the risk data described, we recommend that all patients using HCQ keep daily dosage 5.0 mg/kg real weight. 2 There may be rare instances when higher doses are needed to manage life-threatening disease or a lower limit is advisable because of major risk factors described later. While most rheumatologists are now routinely prescribing their patients 400 mg of HCQ or 250 mg CQ daily for the management of conditions like systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis, individuals of short stature often have their dosage determined off of their ideal body weight to avoid overdosing.

    -Concomitant therapy with an 8-aminoquinoline drug is necessary for the radical cure of vivax and malariae malaria. Use: Malaria prophylaxis Acute attack: 800 mg (620 mg base) orally followed in 6 to 8 hours by 400 mg (310 mg base), then 400 mg (310 mg base) once a day for 2 consecutive days; alternatively, a single dose of 800 mg (620 mg base) has also been effective Alternate dosing based on body weight: A total dose representing 25 mg/kg is administered in 3 days, as follows: First dose: 10 mg base/kg (not to exceed 620 mg base) orally Second dose: 5 mg base/kg (not to exceed 310 mg base) orally 6 hours after first dose Third dose: 5 mg base/kg orally 18 hours after second dose Fourth dose: 5 mg base/kg orally 24 hours after third dose Comments: -Each dose should be taken with a meal or a glass of milk.

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  7. Management centres around identification of definite HCQ/CQ retinopathy, drug cessation in consultation with a rheumatologist and visual rehabilitation as required. Hydroxychloroquine drug cessation.

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    Mar 17, 2017 among long-term users of the drug, and the risk is highly dependent on dally dose by weight • The goal of screening for retinopathy is not to stop valuable drugs at the first borderline abnormality. o It Is to recognize definitive signs of toxicity at an early enough stage lo prevent a loss of visual acuity. Doses ≥ 5 mg/kg/day real weight of hydroxychloroquine 2.3 mg/kg/day of chloroquine are associated with higher risk of toxicity. Doses lower than 5 mg/kg/day have low risk 1% for the first 5 years, and below 2% between 5-10 years of use. The longer you use the medication, the higher the risk of toxicity. A 26-year-old black female presented in office for her annual comprehensive eye exam. Her medical history was significant for Plaquenil therapy spanning 12 years with a daily dose of 200mg twice daily. She presented with a best-corrected visual acuity of 20/20 OD and 20/20 OS.

     
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