A study for a 45-year old man who takes Plaquenil
Summary: 483 male patients aged 45 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 45 year old male patient who has Rheumatoid Arthritis. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.
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What is the drug
Plaquenil has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 15,564 Plaquenil users)
What is the condition
Rheumatoid arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints) can be treated by Methotrexate, Prednisone, Enbrel, Methotrexate Sodium, Humira, Plaquenil. (latest reports from 218,694 Rheumatoid Arthritis patients)
On May, 23, 2015: 483 males aged 45 (±5) who take Plaquenil are studied
Information of the patient in this study:
Conditions: Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine sulfate): used for 1 - 6 months
eHealthMe real world results:
Drug effectiveness over time :
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(1 of 4 people)
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Most common side effects over time * :
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- support group for people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis
- support group for people who take Plaquenil
Recent conversations of related support groups:
- Support group for people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis
"Hi I'm trying to figure out if cephalexin caused me to get rheumatoid arthritis. Here is a list of the reactions that I had to it. Airway swelling/intubation size 6 ETT, red lesions, itching, joint pain and stiffness, nausea, diarrhea, brittle nails and hair."
- Support group for people who take Plaquenil
"Hi, Just got the 4dx for a rash I had (did punch biopsy) this dr thinks it is pemphigus. Going to new derm June 1 see what tshe says. Heron"
Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):
- What in the world you do for this fatigue and memory loss (2 answers)
I GET ENOUGH SLEEP MOST OF THE TIME, BUT I'M ALWAYS ALWAYS SO VERY TIRED ,FORGETFULL HAIR CAME OUT .
- Is there anyone age 45 experiencing memory loss that has been on plaquenil and methotrexate for ra . been on plaquenil for 12 years. methotrexate for maybe 7 years.
I have noticed this year an increased loss of memory. I have told my family I feel like I am losing mind. It has caused me a lot of added stress and with that anxiety. I experienced long term nausea this summer while away on vacation. Was not sure what caused it. Thought maybe was related to Medicat ...
- What is the cause of my mpgn type1?
UC was diagnosed when I was 11 yo. after subtotal collectomy by the age od 14 I had a remision of 30 years. Ten years ago i was diagnosed of having RA. well controled under MTX and Humira but during the last year Createnin and Urea levels started rising. Have a proteinuria of 2.5 grams a day and mic ...
- My husband has ra and his mother died of mesothelioma because she was in contact as a child with asbestos.
My husband was diagnosed with RA 15 years ago. During that time his mother passed away from Mesothelioma. As a teenager she was exposed to Asbestos. Do you think her having the Asbestos while pregnant with my husband could link his RA. It's a question I haven't seen yet asked? If her immune sys ...
- I have thalassemia and have just been diagnosed with pmle, does my thalassemia cause pmle?
I have tried steroid tablets, creams, ointments but nothing helps. I also have tried rubbing aloe vera plants on the rash and during summer the rash it soo hot and inflamed I have to apply cold packs.
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- Ring in was with temasapam
ringing in ears caused by temazepam.
no problem with hydroxychlor
- My experience on plaquenil
I'm 32--& this report showed that eye twitching only occured in ages 40-49, I can't be the only 30 something having this issue. It is soo annoying it comes & goes daily most of the day. Is this a side effect of the drug, must be. Because if you just google eye twitching --it says the reasons are str ...
- Why has my bloodpresher now shot up
My blood pressure was always low 120/68 now since being treated for rheumatoid arthritis it has shot up to 175/92
- Had nms in 2005, will trileptal increase chance of recurrence?
In 2005 I had NMS, which was not detected by my drs for 4 months. I'd been on Lexapro & Seroquel for 2 yrs, but was weaned from Lexapro & placed on Lamictal 3/05. Began getting low-grade fevers, which I was told were not caused by the Lamictal. I quit taking it anyway, fevers (along with uncontrolla ...
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Interaction between Geodon and Celexa, developed Long QT syndrome. STOPPED taking GEODON, reduced Celexa to 20mg QD. Chest pressure, rapid heartbeat resolved. Over the past year started having chest pain again, take Nitro for every episode. No diagnosed condition. Just found out that there MAY be interaction between Celexa and Plaquenil that could also cause Long QT. Celexa and Geodon by themselves both can cause Long QT. Can't quit taking Celexa. Plaquenil is least effective.
I only used the probiotic brand named "Culterelle" for one dose. 7 hours later I broke out in severe hives. I also had rubbed my hands on some carpet in a store which left my hands feeling like they had a film on them and one hour later the hives started. They were only on my arms and neck.
Use two sprays every night to ward off sinus migraines
Drug effectiveness in real world:
- Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis reported by 158 people (updated 5 hours ago)
Complete drug side effects:
Plaquenil side effects reported by 14,757 people (updated 47 minutes ago)
Plaquenil side effects reported by 14,757 people (updated 47 minutes ago)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (56 drugs in 2,546 reports) (updated 5 hours ago)
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