Hydroxychloroquine skin pigmentation

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    Hydroxychloroquine skin pigmentation


    These, as well as other commonly used medications, can cause various types of allergic reactions that frequently lead to hyperpigmentation (dark patches). There are four primary types of medication reactions that can lead to often troubling and disfiguring hyperpigmentation: A fixed drug eruption is a round, dark patch or eruption that results from a reaction to a drug (usually a prescription medication).

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    I believe this has been mentioned a while back, but thought I'd ask again who has gotten small brown spots on their skin after sun exposure? I've been on Plaquenil about 2 months, and it has helped my knee/back pain, which is wonderful! I also had read that th Hydroxychloroquine HCQ-associated hyperpigmentation is uncommon, with onset ranging from 3 months to 22 years following the initiation of therapy 1. A 32-year-old woman presented with a 1.5-year history of symmetric polyarthritis, positive rheumatoid factor, and anticyclic citrullinated peptide antibody, without erosive joint changes. Hydroxychloroquine-induced Hyperpigmentation of the Skin. J Rheumatol. 2015;421135-6. Jallouli M, Frances C, Piette JC, Huong du LT, Moguelet P, Factor C, et al. Hydroxychloroquine-induced pigmentation in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus a case-control study.

    The round patch is usually fixed to one spot will appear in this same location within 24 hours of each dose taken. This type of reaction leaves a grey-blue, round patch on the skin.

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  3. The hydroxychloroquine was indicated for systemic lupus erythematosus in 73.2%, dermatomyositis in 12.2%, rheumatoid arthritis in 9.8%, actinic lichen and sarcoidosis each in 2.4%. Cutaneous pigmented lesions were found in 21 cases 51%, mucous pigmentation in 5 cases 12% and nail pigmentation in 1 case 2.5%.

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    Brown Skin Home / Skin / Pigmentation / Drug-Induced Pigmentation. Skin Drug-Induced Pigmentation. Women with brown skin, particularly those of African and Latino descent, have a high incidence of hypertension, diabetes and heart disease and consequently take medications for those medical problems. Hydroxychloroquine is a well-tolerated medication for various rheumatologic and dermatologic conditions. Its main side effects are gastrointestinal upset, skin rash, headache, and ocular toxicity1. Within the eye, hydroxychloroquine can adversely impact the cornea, ciliary body, and retina1 Home August 2013 - Volume 19 - Issue 5 Hydroxychloroquine-Induced Hyperpigmentation. Log in to view full text. If you're not a subscriber, you can

     
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    Chloroquine has long been used in the treatment or prevention of malaria from Plasmodium vivax, P. malariae, excluding the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum, for it started to develop widespread resistance to it. Chloroquine Retinopathy - an overview ScienceDirect Topics Chloroquine Use During Pregnancy What Is the Difference between Hydroxychloroquine and.
     
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    Taking Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis If you are pregnant or considering becoming pregnant, discuss Plaquenil with your doctors. Though Plaquenil is generally regarded as safe during pregnancy, it is recommended that effective birth control is used throughout the course of Plaquenil treatment and for up to six months after treatment is stopped.

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