Plaquenil blurry vision years after stopping

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  1. car4baby Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil blurry vision years after stopping


    So far I have no more energy than when I first started and has developed neuropathy which I have just found out from Web MD that this neuropathy is one of the side effects of this med! Saying that by stopping this it would take another 6 months to build up the benefit. There are other meds that can help with what you are experiencing, and if your doctor didn't address that then I would seek out a second opinion... Please don't stop your plaquenil until you are sure it is the right thing to do and in your best interest.

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    Vision loss typically is permanent, with little significant improvement, and may continue to progress even years after drug cessation. Previous Plaquenil Testing Guidelines In 2002, the American Academy of Ophthalmology AAO established ocular examination guidelines for screening patients on Plaquenil therapy. This sort of retinal damage may result in patchy loss of central vision or patchy loss of vision just close to the centre of your vision. There are a number of other much less important side effects of Plaquenil, including changes in the cornea and changes in the eyelids. Nine years after discontinuing medical therapy, the patient had new scotomas, difficulty reading and progression of bull’s-eye maculopathy. Plaquenil’s long half-life in the body can cause irreversible and progressive damage, Dr. Fung said.

    Plaquenil is a 6-weeker as far as the benefits are concerned, but it would be more dangerous to stop if you spend a lot of time outside and if this were the summer. Or maybe another doctor if you're not comfortable w/your current one.

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    Plaquenil is a 6-weeker as far as the benefits are concerned, but it would be more dangerous to stop if you spend a lot of time outside and if this were the summer. If you're gonna experiment, I went off it cold turkey as it didn't hurt to do it that way, but you better get back on before the summer or you could experience a flare-up. Hi bailey, I have been on Plaquenil for exactly 6 months now and just as you mentioned I am feeling better on it in so many ways. I made an appointment with my opthamologist for Tuesday, because I feel that my vision has also been getting blurry with the occasional floaters. Yes you can stop it without weaning. My Rheumy had me do it after I had been on it 3-4 months because I developed ringing in my ears. I didn't have any problem stopping, but did start a flare though which she warned me might happen. The ear ringing didn't really change so eventually at least 6 months later I started Plaquenil again.

     
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