Plaquenil pigmentation

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  1. alter_ego Moderator

    Plaquenil pigmentation


    In many cases, once the offending drug has been stopped, fading of the lesions occurs. However, the pigmentation may last a long time or become permanent.

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    Jan 15, 2020 Skin hyperpigmentation is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Omniscan, and have Arteriogram Dosage for Plaquenil. The adult dose of Plaquenil to suppress malaria is 400 mg on the same day each week. The pediatric weekly suppressive dosage is 5 mg/kg of body weight. The adult dose of Plaquenil to treat an acute attack of malaria is an initial dose of 800 mg followed by 400 mg in six to eight hours and 400 mg for two more days. Atabrine, specifically, can cause yellow pigmentation of skin. Sometimes Plaquenil can also deposit in the tissues of the body and cause the skin to take on a greenish tone. Dry skin

    Applies to hydroxychloroquine: oral tablet Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine (the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil) may cause some unwanted effects. Because many drugs that induce skin pigmentation also cause photosensitivity reactions, sun protection is usually recommended.

    Plaquenil pigmentation

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  5. Retinal toxicity of Plaquenil may manifest itself with subtle disturbances of the retinal pigment epithelium which may eventually lead to complete destruction of the macula in the form of bull’s-eye maculopathy.

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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil stimulates the pigment producing cells in the skin called melanocytes. As a result, there is both hemosiderin iron and melanin accumulation in the dermis. The exact reasons why this phenomenon happens is not clear. However, trauma and bruising may faciliate the developement of pigmentation. Find patient medical information for Plaquenil Oral on WebMD including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ratings. What causes drug-induced skin pigmentation? Several mechanisms may be involved in the drug-induced changes of pigmentation of the skin. Certain heavy metals, such as iron, silver, and gold, may be deposited in the dermis following damage to dermal vessels. If deposited in sufficient quantities a distinctive change in skin colour may be seen without any significant increase in melanin.

     
  6. Zinaida User

    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 prevalence of toxicity, risk factors, fundus distribution, and effectiveness of screening tools. Rx Side Effects New Plaquenil Guidelines and More - American. Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses My Take on New Ocular Screening Guidelines for Plaquenil.
     
  7. wasp_bob Moderator

    Lupus and Scleroderma - Scleroderma News Anti-malarial drugs, such as Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine, is often used to manage lupus and can also be effective in scleroderma. Plaquenil is thought to interfere with communication between immune cells, which can suppress the damaging effect of an overly active immune response without raising a patient’s risk of susceptibility to infections.

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