Can plaquenil cause loss of hearing

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    Can plaquenil cause loss of hearing


    In the last six months my hearing in my good ear (I'm deaf in the left) has gotten worse in 7 out of 9 frequencies. At this rate I'll be completly deaf in a few years. It seems my current meds aren't doing the job but I hate to go to something stronger. Just out of curousity do you live in the mountains (as your screen name implies) If so, do you live in Colorado? I am not in the mountains but live on the front range, just outside of Boulder. I see the rheumy next week and I'm wondering if he's going to change my meds (Imuran and Plaquenil). No one know for sure if the deafness in my left ear is from the lupus, but with the right ear going now, I need to get as much info as I can. I haven;t heard much about hearing loss in lupus, so I looked it up. Lupylisa Hearing loss is more strongly associated with Sjogren's than with lupus or RA, but can happen.

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    How to use Plaquenil. Hydroxychloroquine is usually taken with food or milk to prevent stomach upset. The dosage and length of treatment are based on your medical condition and response to therapy. In children, dosage is also based on weight. Plaquenil can cause serious side effects when used in high doses for chronic diseases such as RA over the long term. The New Zealand Dermatological Society recommends that to decrease the risk of retina damage, no more than 200mg of Plaquenil should be taken a day, and a dose of 400mg per day should be taken no longer than a few weeks. Hearing Loss is #70 concern in Plaquenil discussions. Plaquenil is an arthritis medication and an anti infectious agent. Uses Plaquenil is prescribed for Lupus, RA, Sjogren's Syndrome and Joint Pain and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.

    Because I have Sjogren's my rheumatologist thought it was more likely the disease than the medication, and kept me on Plaquenil, but others may have a different response. Any information and personal experiences you can share are welcome. I recall that Plaquenil is associated with hearing loss so your doc has to consider whether it's (a) totally unrelated to either, (b) related to your lupus, (c) related to your medications, or (d) a combination of both.

    Can plaquenil cause loss of hearing

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  6. The plaquenil should definitely be out of your system by now. There is something called autoimmune inner ear disease that my ENT mentioned to me that I may or may not have my rheumy said no, it's too rare. Some of the symptoms are tinnitus and high frequency hearing loss of unknown cause.

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    Occupational noises. Jobs where loud noise is a regular part of the working environment, such as farming, construction or factory work, can lead to damage inside your ear. Recreational noises. Exposure to explosive noises, such as from firearms and jet engines, can cause immediate, permanent hearing loss. Research on Plaquenil, tinnitus, and hearing loss. Research on Plaquenil, tinnitus, and hearing loss. Support this group and join the ads-free movement to make online forums a better place. Support this group and join the ads-free movement to make online forums a better place. Applies to hydroxychloroquine oral tablet. Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention. Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking hydroxychloroquine

     
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    Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses SIDE EFFECTS. The following adverse reactions have been identified during post-approval use of PLAQUENIL or other 4-aminoqunoline compounds. Because these reactions are reported voluntarily from a population of uncertain size, it is not always possible to reliably estimate their frequency or establish a causal relationship to drug exposure.

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    Lupus Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatments Looking for Lupus. carl Are there any symptoms that are noticeable when lupus first develops in a person, but are not unique enough for the person to seek medical help? Howard_Smith,_MD Some of the first symptoms that many patients with lupus develop our fatigue, rash and arthritis. The arthritis and fatigue are not specific for lupus; however, the rash is typically a butterfly-shaped rash over the cheeks.

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