Plaquenil and light sensitivity to eyes

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  1. charlik2 Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil and light sensitivity to eyes


    In Sjögren’s, Plaquenil is used to treat many symptoms of Sjögren’s including fatigue, joint symptoms of arthritis and arthralgias (joint pain), dry mouth and dry eyes. Similar to its use in systemic lupus erythematosus, many clinicians feel that it is useful in reducing general Sjögren’s “disease activity.” One of the reasons that physicians feel comfortable in prescribing Plaquenil is its low risk to benefit ratio.

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    RA and Your Eyes What You Need to Know. Rheumatoid arthritis is known for joint pain, but it can also affect other parts of the body, including your eyes. Author Topic Plaquenil and Sun Exposure Read 22855 times. and to keep an eye on youself to make sure if you start getting red, to get out of the sun. Logged Joe S. Hero Member;. Both Sjogren's and Plaquenil can increase skin sensitivity to sunlight. There are other medications that can cause photosensitivity too. Hi, I have just started on PLaquenil in March. My vision has been checked and it is good. My eyes have been so sensitive to light even indoors and see floaters which my Dr says is nothing to worry about. Has anyone else been very light sensitive from PLaquenil. I mostly lurk on here but have learned a lot. You guys are

    As with any medication, allergic reactions including skin rashes and non-allergic reactions can occur. This means that the side effects of Plaquenil are mild and infrequent compared with its potential benefits.

    Plaquenil and light sensitivity to eyes

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    Plaquenil is also used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. Plaquenil is available in generic form. What Are Side Effects of Plaquenil? Common side effects of Plaquenil include. nausea, vomiting, stomach pain or cramps, loss of appetite, weight loss, diarrhea, dizziness, spinning sensation, headache, Diagnosis Hydroxychloroquine-induced retinal toxicity Discussion. Chloroquine CQ and hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil HCQ have been used for many years, initially for the treatment of malaria but now more commonly for the treatment of inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus 1. Light sensitivity eyes. Things I have tried to alleviate the dryness - drinking a lot of liquids, - changing diet to a more eye-friendly one, - making sure the humidity level, where I spend most time is normal it is, - also no air-conditioning, - having new glasses prescribed and bought, - using supplements for eye health,

     
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