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A 34-year-old female asked:

I have diagnosed with rheumatoid arthristis and currently on predsinone and plasmoquine.ever since been diagnosed and on this medication i struggle with headaches and red,dry,itchy painful eyes and get blurred vision at times..is this normal?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Call rheuma now: Since Plasmoquine may cause permanent damage to your eyes, you need to stop it right now and contact your rheumatologist for an alternate medication. An eye doctor consult may also be needed. What you have is not normal.
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