Hydroxychloroquine and peripheral neuropathy

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    Hydroxychloroquine and peripheral neuropathy


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    A patient with psoriatic arthritis developed a peripheral neuropathy while taking hydroxychloroquine and naproxen. Although it was initially suspected that hydroxychloroquine was responsible for the neuropathy, subsequent rechallenge with naproxen demonstrated that clinical and electrophysiologic findings were related to routine pharmacologic doses of naproxen. Treatment should be discontinued if hydroxychloroquine treatment is identified as the cause of any of these serious blood dyscrasias 2. Neurological and Neuromuscular Reactions. In New Zealand, there have been two reports of peripheral neuropathy associated with hydroxychloroquine use since 1 January 2010. Peripheral neuropathies arise from disorders associated specifically outside the central nervous system CNS and within the peripheral nervous system. 1 Symptoms of peripheral neuropathy include numbness, tingling, paresthesia pins and needles sensations, sensitivity to touch, or muscle weakness.

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    Hydroxychloroquine and peripheral neuropathy

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  4. My understanding about Plaquenil is the doses taken for autoimmune disease is far less then that for Malaria, and even then the incident of neuropathy with malaria dosing is very low. I do know that eye damage from Plaquenil is extremely rare and most ophthalmologists tell me that they will never see a case.they still do bi-annual.

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    Including our patient, there are 10 reported cases of HCQ neuromyotoxicity. Muscle biopsy consistently reveals curvilinear bodies and muscle fiber atrophy with vacuolar changes. Most cases manifest as insidious onset proximal myopathy that may be associated with peripheral neuropathy and cardiac myotoxicity. View detailed reports from patients taking plaquenil who experienced neuropathy peripheral. Reports are from official medical reports as well as online extractions from user reviews and forum discussions. She was also prescribed 300 mg of hydroxychloroquine per day 200 mg–400 mg alternatively on every other day for eight months. On physical examination, severe myalgia and weakness of both arms and legs were noted. The neurological examination showed no evidence suggesting peripheral neuropathy.

     
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    400-600 mg (310-465 mg base) PO daily for 4-12 weeks; maintenance: 200-400 mg (155-310 mg base) PO daily With prolonged therapy, obtain CBCs periodically 400 mg (310 mg base) PO once or twice daily; maintenance: 200-400 mg (155-310 mg base) PO daily With prolonged therapy, obtain CBCs periodically 100-200 mg (77.5-155 mg base) PO 2-3 times/wk Take with food or milk Nausea, vomiting Headache Dizziness Irritability Muscle weakness Aplastic anemia Leukopenia Thrombocytopenia Corneal changes or deposits (visual disturbances, blurred vision, photophobia; reversible on discontinuance) Retinal damage with long-term use Bleaching of hair Alopecia Pruritus Skin and musculoskeletal pigmentation changes Weight loss, anorexia Cardiomyopathy (rare) Hemolysis (individuals with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G-6-PD) deficiency) Prolongs QT interval Ventricular arrhythmias and torsade de pointes Vertigo Tinnitus Nystagmus Nerve deafness Deafness Irreversible retinopathy with retinal pigmentation changes (bull’s eye appearance) Visual field defects (paracentral scotomas) Visual disturbances (visual acuity) Maculopathies (macular degeneration) Decreased dark adaptation Color vision abnormalities Corneal changes (edema and opacities) Abdominal pain Fatigue Liver function tests abnormal Hepatic failure acute Urticaria Angioedema Bronchospasm Decreased appetite Hypoglycemia Porphyria Weight decreased Sensorimotor disorder Skeletal muscle myopathy or neuromyopathy Headache Dizziness Seizure Ataxia Extrapyramidal disorders such as dystonia Dyskinesia Tremor Rash Pruritus Pigmentation disorders in skin and mucous membranes Hair color changes Alopecia Dermatitis bullous eruptions including erythema multiforme Stevens-Johnson syndrome Toxic epidermal necrolysis Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS syndrome) Photosensitivity Dermatitis exfoliative Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis (AGEP); AGEP has to be distinguished from psoriasis; hydroxychloroquine may precipitate attacks of psoriasis Pyrexia Hyperleukocytosis Hypersensitivity to 4-aminoquinoline derivatives Retinal or visual field changes due to 4-aminoquinoline compounds Long-term therapy in children Not effective against chloroquine-resistant strains of P. Individual plans may vary and formulary information changes. Lupus Patient's Amazing Recovery with LDN LDNscience Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage & Side Effects - Low Dose Naltrexone anyone? -
     
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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil 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.

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    Rapamycin and Chloroquine The In Vitro and In Vivo Effects. We have generated a VCPR155H/+ mouse model which recapitulates the disease phenotype and impaired autophagy typically observed in patients with VCP disease. Autophagy-modifying agents, such as rapamycin and chloroquine, at pharmacological doses have previously shown to alter the autophagic flux.

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