Plaquenil and oral pigmentation

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    Plaquenil and oral pigmentation


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    Drug-induced pigmentation is not generally associated with any systemic toxicity and thus has an excellent prognosis. With some exceptions, pigmentation is usually reversible and slowly fades with discontinuation of the drug. Aug 18, 2011 Plaquenil or hydroxychloroquine has been known to cause a darkened discoloration of skin and/or mucous membranes. This is considered an adverse reaction and should be discussed with your prescriber. It is important to evaluate this color change to make sure there is nothing else wrong. With Plaquenil, however, the most commonly prescribed anti-malarial, this sort of damage occurs only in 1 out of 5,000 people who take the drug for five years or more. For this reason though, it is important that you see an ophthalmologist for an exam before starting to take an anti-malarial medication for your lupus.

    Today, it is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, some symptoms of lupus, childhood arthritis (or juvenile idiopathic arthritis) and other autoimmune diseases. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria.

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  3. Aug 14, 2013 Hyperpigmentation was absent from her oral mucosa and nails. Fig. 1 Diffuse black hyperpigmentation of the forehead, face, neck, and v-area of the upper central chest of a woman with systemic lupus erythematosus who has been receiving hydroxychloroquine for more than 30 years.

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    Using multivariate logistic regression, we found that HCQ-induced pigmentation was independently associated with previous treatment with oral anticoagulants and/or antiplatelet agents and with higher blood HCQ concentration. CONCLUSIONS AND RELEVANCE Hydroxychloroquine-induced pigmentation is not a rare adverse effect of HCQ. Apr 30, 2018 Drug-induced skin disorders may manifest in a variety of ways. Drugs may cause exanthems, urticaria, hypersensitivity syndromes, pustular eruptions, erythema multiforme, toxic epidermal necrolysis, cutaneous necrosis, and abnormal pigmentation of the skin and mucosa. Plaquenil can produce pigment changes in the macula of the retina. The retina is the part of the back of the eye that you see with. The macula is the central part of the retina responsible for central fine vision. With Plaquenil related toxicity, the pigment in the macula can change and alter vision by producing blurring and distortion of objects.

     
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    Chloroquine Uses, Side Effects & Warnings - Nov 25, 2019 Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. Chloroquine is used to treat and to prevent malaria. Chloroquine is also used to treat amebiasis infection caused by amoebae. Chloroquine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

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