Hydroxychloroquine and skin darkening

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  1. viridi User

    Hydroxychloroquine and skin darkening


    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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    Hydroxychloroquine can be taken with a glass of milk or a meal to decrease nausea. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Take hydroxychloroquine exactly as directed. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria. Hydroxychloroquine is one of several antimalarial drugs that have anti-inflammatory effects useful in other diseases. It is licensed in the UK for the treatment of malaria. Hydroxychloroquine is particularly effective for systemic lupus erythematosus SLE and discoid lupus erythematosus DLE.

    JAMA JAMA Network Open JAMA Cardiology JAMA Dermatology JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery JAMA Health Forum JAMA Internal Medicine JAMA Neurology JAMA Oncology JAMA Ophthalmology JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery JAMA Pediatrics JAMA Psychiatry JAMA Surgery Archives of Neurology & Psychiatry (1919-1959)A, Bluish-green pigmentation on the legs in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus without lupus lesions at the time of the skin biopsy. Rates and predictors of hydroxychloroquine retinal toxicity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. Because many drugs that induce skin pigmentation also cause photosensitivity reactions, sun protection is usually recommended.

    Hydroxychloroquine and skin darkening

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    • Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Side Effects - Mayo Clinic.
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    Overview of Hyper- and Hypopigmentaion in Scleroderma Systemic sclerosis SSc such as limited or diffuse scleroderma, can cause hyperpigmentation darkening and hypopigmention lightening of the skin, usually in the areas which have been affected by skin hardening. 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. One of the potential long-term side-effects of using anti-malarial medications such as hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, chloroquine, and quinacrine is the development of dark-colored patches on the skin. They often appear brown, black, or black and blue and tend to develop on the legs, especially around the shins.

     
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    A 45-year-old black female presented with no ocular or visual complaints. However, her medical history was significant for a recent diagnosis of lupus. RCOphth guideline Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine. Retinal Physician - New Screening Guidelines for Hydroxychloroquine. Protecting your eyesight when taking Plaquenil Lupus.
     
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    The Effect of Hydroxychloroquine on. - PubMed Central PMC After receiving approval from the appropriate Institutional Review Board, adult subjects ≥ 18 with RA were recruited if there was no history of diabetes, prednisone use or its equivalent 5mg per day in the prior 3 months, changes in disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs DMARDs in the prior 3 months, or any contraindication to HCQ.

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  10. LeGu User

    PLAQUENIL HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE SULFATE TABLETS, USP DESCRIPTION Rheumatoid Arthritis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Mechanism of action The mechanisms underlying the anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory effects of PLAQUENIL are unknown. INDICATIONS AND USAGE. Malaria. PLAQUENIL is indicated for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria due to. P. falciparum, P. malariae, P. ovale, and. P. vivax.

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