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Plaquenil for a 45-year old man

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 of 481 male patients aged 45 (±5) who take the same drug from FDA and social media.

What is the drug

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

What is the condition

Rheumatoid arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints) (latest reports from 321,150 patients) can be treated by Methotrexate Sodium, Methotrexate, Enbrel, Plaquenil, Humira, Prednisone.

On Oct, 30, 2014: 481 males aged 45 (±5) who take Plaquenil are studied

Plaquenil outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 45

Gender: male

Conditions: Rheumatoid Arthritis

Drugs taking:
- Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine sulfate): used for 1 - 6 months

eHealthMe real world results:

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Plaquenil is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
n/a

Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Skin LesionAnxietyVision BlurredAstheniaPain ManagementMouth UlcerationBlood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedPain
UrticariaBlood Potassium DecreasedCondition AggravatedBursitis InfectiveVision BlurredVentricular TachycardiaPyrexia
DyshidrosisEncephalopathyInterstitial Lung DiseaseFistulaRinging In The EarsTroponin IncreasedArthralgia
Stevens-johnson SyndromeHeadacheCorneal ThinningArthritis BacterialDiarrhoeaRheumatoid Arthritis
Rash PruriticSkin UlcerAbdominal DiscomfortArthritisPyrexiaDepression
Rash ErythematousLiver Transplant RejectionRinging In The EarsUrine Lactic Acid IncreasedDyspnoea ExertionalWeight Decreased
Drug IneffectiveVomiting NosIron Deficiency AnemiaCardiac Failure CongestiveAnxiety
Ear DisorderLip And/or Oral Cavity CancerOrthopnoeaOedema Peripheral
Eosinophil Count IncreasedDrug Effect DecreasedDyspnoea Paroxysmal NocturnalChest Pain
Hepatic Enzyme IncreasedPalpitationsRenal Failure AcuteCough

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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- support group for people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis
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