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Plaquenil,vitreous detachment.Side effect?

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Does drug Plaquenil have possible side-effect for causing vitreous detachment?
Tue, 22 May 2012 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. N. K. Misra 14 hours later

Thanks for your query.

Plaquenil does not cause vitreous detachment.

This drug causes changes in the pigmentary layer of macula. They cause stipling on it which later on effects the vision.

Hope I have answered your query. If you have any additional queries, I am available for follow ups.

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