Plaquenil associated hyperpigmentation

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    Plaquenil associated hyperpigmentation


    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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    Lichen planus pigmentosus LPP is a rare form of lichen planus. It is characterized by oval or irregularly-shaped brown to gray-brown macules and patches on the skin. Areas that are exposed to sun such as the forehead, temples and neck are most commonly affected. Applies to hydroxychloroquine oral tablet Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention. Ventricular arrhythmias and torsade de pointes have been reported with the use of hydroxychloroquine. Beta-agonists may be associated with adverse cardiovascular effects including QT interval prolongation, usually at higher doses, when associated with hypokalemia, or when used with other drugs known to prolong the QT interval.

    Skin, the largest organ of the human body, is a mirror of your health. Because many drugs that induce skin pigmentation also cause photosensitivity reactions, sun protection is usually recommended.

    Plaquenil associated hyperpigmentation

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  4. We report two cases of hydroxychloroquine-induced hyperpigmentation presenting in a 50-year-old Caucasian female case 1 and a 78-year-old female case 2, both receiving 400 mg per day. Case 1 had an arthritis predominant undifferentiated connective tissue disease, which was treated with hydroxychloroquine for 4-5 years.

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    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. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil® is a 4-amino-quinoline antimalarial medication that is widely used to treat systemic lupus erythematosus SLE, rheumatoid arthritis, and related inflammatory and dermatological conditions. It is a hydroxylated version of chloroquine, with a similar mechanism of action. However, following an identical dose of. A skin biopsy of the patient’s dyschromia confirmed the diagnosis of hydroxychloroquine-associated hyperpigmentation. Conclusion Hyperpigmentation of skin, mucosa, and nails can be observed in patients treated with antimalarials, including hydroxychloroquine.

     
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    that prescribed it I am no longer seeing and wont re-fill it and I dont see my new Rheum. When it is gone she said I can resume at my own pace. Getting the most from your lupus medications Lupus. Does anyone know if you have to be weaned off Plaquenil? I. Plaquenil What You Need to Know - Kaleidoscope Fighting Lupus
     
  6. Port_Artur1 XenForo Moderator

    The Risk of Retinal Toxicity with Plaquenil One of the reasons that physicians feel comfortable in prescribing Plaquenil is its low risk to benefit ratio. This means that the side effects of Plaquenil are mild and infrequent compared with its potential benefits. As with any medication, allergic reactions including skin rashes and non-allergic reactions can occur.

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  7. olegrpg New Member

    Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses SIDE EFFECTS. The following adverse reactions have been identified during post-approval use of PLAQUENIL or other 4-aminoqunoline compounds. Because these reactions are reported voluntarily from a population of uncertain size, it is not always possible to reliably estimate their frequency or establish a causal relationship to drug exposure.

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