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Review: Plaquenil and Ibuprofen

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Plaquenil and Ibuprofen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 746 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Plaquenil (what 15,492 Plaquenil users reported?) has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is used in systemic lupus erythematosus.

Ibuprofen (what 61,531 Ibuprofen users reported?) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is used in pain.

On Sep, 11, 2014: 746 people who take Plaquenil, Ibuprofen are studied

Plaquenil, Ibuprofen outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine sulfate)
- Ibuprofen (ibuprofen)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Plaquenil is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 5 people)
(1 of 4 people)
(0 of 3 people)
(2 of 8 people)
(1 of 3 people)
(0 of 2 people)
(0 of 1 people)
Ibuprofen is effective40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
(1 of 4 people)
(1 of 4 people)
(0 of 2 people)
(2 of 8 people)
(2 of 4 people)
(1 of 2 people)
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Neonatal AspirationAtrial Septal DefectCleft PalatePathological GamblingShortness Of BreathMalignant Neoplasm Of ThoraxSynovitisNausea
Neonatal Respiratory Distress SyndromeNeonatal AspirationDysplasiaBronchitisPalpitationsGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationLethargyHeadache
Meningitis AsepticNeonatal Respiratory Distress SyndromeMyositisEustachian Tube DysfunctionLethargyDecreased AppetiteNauseaFatigue
Cleft PalateVomiting NosFebrile InfectionPharyngitisNauseaMusculoskeletal Chest PainPlatelet Count DecreasedPain
Atrial Septal DefectLiver Transplant RejectionGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseasePsychiatric SymptomWeight DecreasedMeningitis AsepticArthralgia
Vomiting NosDrug Effect DecreasedSepsis NeonatalTracheitisThrombosisHaemoglobin DecreasedFall
Cardiac DisorderHeadacheDrug Exposure During PregnancyRhinitis AllergicPulmonary EmbolismInfluenza Like IllnessDyspnoea
Drug Effect DecreasedPulmonary Artery Stenosis CongenitalCardiac DisorderOtitis Media AcuteDeep Vein ThrombosisLymphadenopathyDiarrhoea
HeadacheNoonan SyndromeNauseaChest PainChest Wall MassSmall Cell Lung Cancer MetastaticInsomnia
Liver Transplant RejectionMyositisMacular DegenerationDyspnoeaDeafnessOedema Peripheral

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Plaquenil is effective12.50%
(3 of 24 people)
(1 of 3 people)
Ibuprofen is effective25.93%
(7 of 27 people)
(2 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

NauseaMyocardial Infarction
FatigueOedema Peripheral
ArthralgiaChest Pain
RashCoronary Artery Disease

Drug effectiveness by age :

Plaquenil is effectiven/an/an/a16.67%
(1 of 6 people)
(0 of 8 people)
(1 of 6 people)
(2 of 12 people)
(0 of 6 people)
Ibuprofen is effectiven/an/an/a28.57%
(2 of 7 people)
(2 of 11 people)
(1 of 8 people)
(3 of 11 people)
(1 of 6 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

n/aPanniculitisMeningitis AsepticPainPainNauseaNauseaFall
PyrexiaLack Of Spontaneous SpeechInjuryFatiguePyrexiaHeadacheArthralgia
Status EpilepticusFeeling AbnormalCholecystitis ChronicAnxietyHeadachePainDiarrhoea
Transient Ischaemic AttackAnxietyMental DisorderStressNephrolithiasisMuscular WeaknessInsomnia
Migraine AggravatedMental Status ChangesCondition AggravatedEmotional DistressVomiting NosDyspnoeaDizziness
DysarthriaTremorEmotional DistressAnhedoniaFatigueInjection Site PainMyocardial Infarction
Condition AggravatedAgitationMaternal Exposure During PregnancyInjuryMyalgiaOedema PeripheralNausea
Csf Glucose DecreasedPancreatitis AcuteAnxietyInjection Site Reaction NosNeck PainFatigueBronchitis
Cerebral OedemaDrug IneffectiveAbdominal PainNauseaPainDrug IneffectiveContusion
Gastric UlcerChest PainAbortion Spontaneous NosDyspnoeaMusculoskeletal StiffnessFatigue

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • eosinophilia bowel problems with pain lethargic


  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • I found out I have svt heart conditions and was wondering if any of these drugs have an effect or cause any problems with it or cause you to get svt?


  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Mirena put in January 2012 and removed July 2012. Started getting sick June 2012 and diagnosed with Kidney Stones, bone spurs, and Lupus since.


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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine sulfate) is often used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Ibuprofen (ibuprofen) is often used to treat pain. 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.

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

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