Review: Plaquenil and Naproxen drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Plaquenil and Naproxen. It is created by eHealthMe based on 708 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Plaquenil (latest outcomes from 15,409 users) has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in systemic lupus erythematosus.
Naproxen (latest outcomes from 20,768 users) has active ingredients of naproxen. It is often used in pain.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 708 people who reported to have interactions when taking Plaquenil, Naproxen are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine sulfate)
- Naproxen (naproxen)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Plaquenil, Naproxen:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||104|
|Arthralgia (joint pain)||94|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||53|
|Headache (pain in head)||49|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||42|
|Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints)||41|
|Urinary Tract Infection||40|
|Pain In Extremity||36|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Plaquenil, Naproxen:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)||10|
|Coronary Artery Disease (plaque building up along the inner walls of the arteries of the heart, which narrows the arteries and restricts blood flow to the heart)||10|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||7|
|Thrombophlebitis (swelling (inflammation) of a vein caused by a blood clot)||5|
|Night Sweats (sweating in night)||3|
|Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)||2|
|Retroperitoneal Fibrosis (a rare disorder that occurs when extra fibrous tissue forms in the area behind the stomach and intestines)||2|
|Retinal Detachment (a disorder of the eye in which the retina peels away from its underlying layer of support tissue)||2|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Systemic lupus erythematosus
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Folic acid
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine sulfate) is often used to treat systemic lupus erythematosus. Naproxen (naproxen) 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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- Naproxen is used in:
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