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Side effects of plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) prescription?

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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: A few

It can cause eye problems so you need to see an ophthalmologist and peridoic screenings.
Other than that we see a few people who have increased skin pigmentation called "plaquenil ochronosis". There are others but these the most prominent.

In brief: A few

It can cause eye problems so you need to see an ophthalmologist and peridoic screenings.
Other than that we see a few people who have increased skin pigmentation called "plaquenil ochronosis". There are others but these the most prominent.
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