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Garcinia Cambogia vs Plaquenil, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 44

This is personalized comparison of Garcinia Cambogia vs Plaquenil for a female aged 44. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Garcinia cambogia (latest outcomes from 223 users) has active ingredients of garcinia. It is often used in weight loss.

Plaquenil (latest outcomes from 15,500 users) has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in systemic lupus erythematosus.

On Jul, 25, 2014: 2,531 female patients aged 43 who take the same drugs are studied in Garcinia Cambogia vs Plaquenil

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female43Rheumatoid Arthritis

Drugs to compare:

Garcinia Cambogia garcinianot specified
Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine sulfatenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 43 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Garcinia CambogiaPlaquenil
Swollen Lymph Nodes (swelling of lymph nodes)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints)Pyrexia (fever)
Spondylosis (a defect of a vertebra)Headache (pain in head)
Frequent Headaches (pain in head)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Degenerative Joint Disease (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)Arthralgia (joint pain)
Tension HeadachesInjection Site Reaction Nos
Back Pain - LowDrug Ineffective
Mucous Stools (mucous with stool)Injection Site Erythema (redness at injection site)
Joint PainInjection Site Haemorrhage (bleeding from injection site)
Migraine (headache)Pain

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Garcinia CambogiaPlaquenil
Weight Gain Poor
Abdominal Pain Aggravated
Vaginal Swelling
Elevated Liver Enzymes (high liver enzymes)
Hair Loss
Loss Of Appetite (lack of feeling to eat)
Joint Pain
Stools - Pale Or Clay Colored
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Garcinia Cambogia15.00%65.00%15.00%5.00%0.00%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Garcinia Cambogia (garcinia) is often used to treat weight loss. Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine sulfate) is often used to treat systemic lupus erythematosus. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

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