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Plaquinel

Plaquinel

Has Anyone had Immediate eyesight changes (blurred vision, dark sight, problems re-focusing after opening theyre eyes, etc) after starting back on plaquenil? Please let me know ASAP.
xoxo

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I am no longer on plaquenil, but do remember having to have more extensive eye exams ( needing a Ophthalmologist vs an Optometrist. Did your Dr. mention this to you? I would call about it just to be on the safe side since you mentioned it being rather rapid onset since restarting your meds.

posted over 4 years ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

No problem. On Plaquenil for 36 years. I have my eyes checked on a regular basis as directed. It is slow acting and you will notice improvements slowly. At the end of day I felt like I’d been run over by a semi truck. After 3 months I only felt like I’d been run over by a VW Bug. Initially had hives and fever. Doctor reduced to 1 -200 mg. daily. No additional problems. When I stopped taking it to try to get pregnant my ANA sky rocketed up from the normal when I’m on Plaquenil.

posted over 1 year ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I’m sorry to hear that:/ how long were you on it before it ruined your vision?

posted 6 months ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Yes, it ruined my vision.

posted 7 months ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I was on plaquine for 10 years and it affected my eyes I cant drive now
I never got a replacement tablet and I have a lot of pain

posted over 1 year ago
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