Signs of plaquenil overdose

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    Signs of plaquenil overdose


    One such commonly used medication for dermatologic and rheumatologic inflammatory conditions is hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil), a chloroquine derivative. It is used to treat many diseases including malaria, rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus.

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    Apr 10, 2019 An overdose of hydroxychloroquine can be fatal, especially in children. Plaquenil overdose must be treated quickly. You may be told to induce vomiting right away at home, before transport to an emergency room. Ask the poison control center how to induce vomiting in the case of an overdose. Sep 13, 2019 Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Plaquenil. For the Consumer. Applies to hydroxychloroquine oral tablet. Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur. While side effects of corticosteroids are usually to blame, there is also the possibility of ocular damage associated with long-term use of the antimalarial drugs hydroxychloroquine brand name Plaquenil® and chloroquine.

    It is imperative that patients and physicians are aware of and watch for this drug’s ocular side effects. Retinal toxicity from hydroxychloroquine is rare, but even if the medication is discontinued, vision loss may be irreversible and may continue to progress.

    Signs of plaquenil overdose

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  5. Chloroquine overdoses cause serious rapid symptomatology, with symptoms frequently seen within 30 minutes. Death is usually within 1 to 3 hours of ingestion and the cause is cardiac arrest. Drowsiness, dizziness, and visual disturbances can progress quickly to seizures, apnea, arrhythmias, and hypotension.

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    Side Effects Nausea, stomach cramps, loss of appetite, diarrhea, dizziness, or headache may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly. Remember. Plaquenil toxicity is typically asymptomatic in early stages, but over time can lead to severe vision loss and retinal damage. The risk of retinal toxicity was initially believed to be less than 1%. Late signs decreased visual acuity, bull's eye maculopathy, paracentral hyperfluorescence on fluorescein angiography, thinning of the paracentral outer retina on time-domain OCT, 24-2 HVF paracentral VF defects, decreased signal on full-field ERG.

     
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