Chloroquine toxicity symptoms

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    Chloroquine toxicity symptoms


    Chloroquine has been extensively used in mass drug administrations, which may have contributed to the emergence and spread of resistance. It is recommended to check if chloroquine is still effective in the region prior to using it.

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    When allowed to advance, hydroxychloroquine retinal toxicity leads to loss of up to three visual functions acuity, peripheral vision and night vision. Signs. On examination, a telltale sign of hydroxychloroquine toxicity is a bilateral change in the retinal pigment epithelium of the macula that gives the commonly described appearance of a bull’s-eye. As we know FQ’s exhibit cumulative toxicity. From the article I referenced above we know that Chloroquine is a chemical cousin to the FQ’s so it is entirely plausible that Chloroquine would contribute to the cumulative toxicity. Both drugs are known to be toxic to the mitochondria 3,4. Adverse effects Seizures. Deafness or tinnitus. Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and anorexia. Mild and transient headache. Skin itchiness, skin color changes, hair loss, and skin rashes. Unpleasant metallic taste. Chloroquine retinopathy. Hypotension and electrocardiographic.

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend against treatment of malaria with chloroquine alone due to more effective combinations. In areas where resistance is present, other antimalarials, such as mefloquine or atovaquone, may be used instead.

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    The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chloroquine -- Teratogenic Agent is available below. Symptoms of Chloroquine -- Teratogenic Agent Chloroquine CQ is used to prevent and treat malaria and amebiasis, while hydroxychloroquine HCQ, a less toxic metabolite of chloroquine, is used to treat rheumatic diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus SLE, rheumatoid arthritis RA, juvenile idiopathic arthritis JIA and Sjogren's syndrome. Evidence of toxicity starts to become apparent within 1-2 hours of a toxic ingestion. The clinical features include Nonspecific effects — dizziness, nausea, vomiting Cardiovascular effects — rapid onset of hypotension, cardiac conduction defects, widened QRS and QT prolongation, broad complex tachycardias including torsades de pointes

     
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    Cytomegalovirus Retinitis Differential Diagnosis Although the funduscopic appearance of CMV retinitis is usually sufficient to make the diagnosis, various entities should be considered in the differential diagnosis. These include HIV retinopathy, toxoplasmosis, syphilis, tuberculosis, pneumocystis, cryptococcosis, choroidal bacterial seeding, acute retinal necrosis syndrome ARN, and.

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