Last summer I had to stop methotrexate injections to get over a severe kidney infection. Whilst I wait,I continued to take hydroxichloroquine . I thought my recently blurring of vision was stress. Luckily I decided to check it out. Told today that I have damage to both retinas due to that drug. Aaaaaargh! So now what? Both methotrexate and hydroxichloroquine have damaged me. I'm not sure I want to go on trying different drugs and waiting wAiting waiting to see if the help is more than the damage. I feel so upset by it all. Now there's the wait for a referral to an ophthalmologist . And so it goes on. Meanwhile, OUCH!
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