ⓘ Chloroquine retinopathy

                                     

ⓘ Chloroquine retinopathy

Chloroquine retinopathy, is a form of toxic retinopathy caused by the drugs chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine, which are sometimes used in the treatment of autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. This eye toxicity limits long-term use of the drugs.

                                     
  • Chloroquine retinopathy May be irreversible. This occurs with long - term use over many years or with high doses. Patients on long - term chloroquine therapy
  • as well as chloroquine and the related hydroxychloroquine for lupus and rheumatoid arthritis where it is known as chloroquine retinopathy Tobacco is
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  • the liver. Systemic amoebicidal drugs include emetine, dehydroemetine, chloroquine diphosphate, metronidazole, and tinidazole. Ipecac or ipecacuanha consists
  • February 2011 Revised Recommendations on Screening for Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine Retinopathy Ophthalmology. 118 2 415 22. doi: 10.1016 j.ophtha
  • 1989 Value of Humphrey perimetry in the detection of early chloroquine retinopathy Lens and Eye Toxicity Research. 6 1 2 255 68. PMID 2488020
  • haloperidol, chlorpromazine, fluphenazine, olanzapine carbamazepine, chloroquine cisplatin, diazoxide, levodopa, lithium, metoclopramide, lurasidone
  • therapy which strikes the retina of the eyes is used to treat diabetic retinopathy and also circadian rhythm disorders such as delayed sleep phase disorder