Hydroxychloroquine and skin darkening

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    Hydroxychloroquine and skin darkening


    In many cases, once the offending drug has been stopped, fading of the lesions occurs. However, the pigmentation may last a long time or become permanent.

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    Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking hydroxychloroquine Incidence not known. Blistering, peeling, loosening of the skin; blurred vision or other vision changes; chest discomfort, pain, or tightness; cough or hoarseness; dark urine; decreased urination; defective color vision; diarrhea; difficulty breathing Hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial medication that can cause hyperpigmentation of nails, mucosa, and skin 1–5. Retrospective studies cite the incidence of drug-related hyperpigmentation from hydroxychloroquine to be as high as 33% of individuals. Elder abuse is a cause of significant morbidity and mortality in older individuals 7–9. Plaquenil and Skin hyperpigmentation - a real-world study. Summary Skin hyperpigmentation is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Omniscan, and have Arteriogram.

    JAMA JAMA Network Open JAMA Cardiology JAMA Dermatology JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery JAMA Health Forum JAMA Internal Medicine JAMA Neurology JAMA Oncology JAMA Ophthalmology JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery JAMA Pediatrics JAMA Psychiatry JAMA Surgery Archives of Neurology & Psychiatry (1919-1959)A, Bluish-green pigmentation on the legs in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus without lupus lesions at the time of the skin biopsy. Rates and predictors of hydroxychloroquine retinal toxicity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. Because many drugs that induce skin pigmentation also cause photosensitivity reactions, sun protection is usually recommended.

    Hydroxychloroquine and skin darkening

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    I have no idea if this is like what is happening to you, but when I first went on plaquenil I got some weird pigment changes on my forehead some darkening that has ended up being permanent. My rheumy said that plaquenil can make you even more sun sensitive, so it looks like some sun exposure along with the plaq caused my pigment changes. Hydroxychloroquine pigmentation can occur within 1 year after starting therapy 4, 12, 13, 17. The skin discoloration has no systemic adverse sequelae. After discontinuation of the drug, the hydroxychloroquine-associated pigmentation slowly fades. One of the potential long-term side-effects of using anti-malarial medications such as hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, chloroquine, and quinacrine is the development of dark-colored patches on the skin. They often appear brown, black, or black and blue and tend to develop on the legs, especially around the shins.

     
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    The NICE British National Formulary (BNF) sites is only available to users in the UK, Crown Dependencies and British Overseas Territories. HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE SULFATE Drug BNF content published by NICE HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE - Hydroxychloroquine sulfate Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine – New Warnings
     
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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. How does methylene blue’s mode of action differ from. Methylene blue induced morphological deformations in. Verapamil-Sensitive Transport of Quinacrine and Methylene.
     
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    Hydroxychloroquine Side Effects, Dosage, Uses, and More Hydroxychloroquine is a prescription drug. It comes as an oral tablet. Hydroxychloroquine is available as the brand-name drug Plaquenil. It’s also available in a generic version.

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    Rashes, Skin Care and Cutaneous Lupus What You Should Know Side effects include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, hemolysis destruction of red blood cells in G6PD deficient patients patients low in this enzyme are more likely to break down red cells as a reaction to Plaquenil, visual abnormality uncommon, discoloration of skin bluish-gray, vertigo, weakness, and irritability.

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